May 20, 2010 2:52 AM by Lee Douglas

Armour returns home to become Manitou football coach

Justin Armour has come full circle. The former Manitou Springs high school star is returning home to become head coach of the Mustangs football team.

Armour grew up in Manitou Springs and was a dominant athlete at the high school. He helped lead the Mustangs to a state championship his senior year and then earned a full-ride scholarship to Stanford where he played football and basketball.

Armour later played five seasons in the NFL. He was drafted by the Bills and played three seasons in Buffalo. He played for the Denver Broncos in 1998 and concluded his career in Baltimore. He was inducted into the Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame in 2005.





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