Dolphins Sign Sixth-Round DB Cornell Armstrong


The Miami Dolphins have signed sixth-round DB Cornell Armstrong to a four-year rookie contract, according to his agent Brett Tessler.

This is the first draft pick the Dolphins have signed from their 2018 draft class:

111Minkah FitzpatrickDB
242Mike GesickiTE
373Jerome BakerLB
4123Durham SmytheTE
4131Kalen BallageRB
6209Cornell ArmstrongDBSigned
7227Quentin PolingLB
7229Jason SandersK

Armstrong, 22, was selected with the No. 209 overall pick by the Dolphins in the sixth round of this year’s draft. According to, he receives a four-year, $2,578,408 contract that includes a $118,408 signing bonus.

During his four-year college career at Southern Mississippi, Armstrong recorded 146 total tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss, five interceptions, 29 pass defenses, one forced fumble, and scored one defensive touchdown.

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