"I am committed to Nebraska, bottom line."

Last year Cibolo (Texas) Steele was lead by Malcolm Brown, the Texas commitment who was touted as the best rusher in the Lone Star State. This year, Tommy Armstrong has picked up the reigns and has led the Knights to a perfect 8-0 record. With two games left in the regular season Armstrong looks comfortable and he's ready to lead.

Tommy Armstrong and Cibolo (Texas) Steele haven't lost a game since the 2009 season. Armstrong was perfect last season and has been to this point his senior year.

"It was a good game," Armstrong said. "We are 8-0 right now and have two more games left before the end of the regular season. I think that we are playing really well."

Armstrong and Steele were able to depend on the strong running game last season behind Malcolm Brown. The Steele team this year relies heavily on Armstrong's arm, legs and overall leadership.

"I have learned a lot from last year. I have matured as a player on a lot of different levels. I trust my receivers a lot more than last year. I owe all of my success to the team; they make me a better player."

Armstrong has admitted that the bull's eye that he and his team have had on their backs immediately got to them. Once they got through that first game things got easier for the Steele team.

"It has happened. I would say that it happened in the first game, but it was just the whole team trying to do too much. After that game we started clicking and we knew what it took to win."

Armstrong has been a Nebraska commitment for a little over a month and he admits things have quieted down. He talks to the Nebraska coaches about what's going on with his team and his future team.

"Yes sir. I only talk to the coaches at Nebraska. I let them know how everything is going and they tell me about the practices that week, the game plan for the upcoming week and about up coming opponents."

There haven't been any teams that have really pushed Armstrong to consider their school despite his commitment. There has been some late interest from Texas that he admits, but he is planning on being a Cornhusker.

"No sir, not really. I still get letters here and there at my house, but that's about it. I spoke to my coach about Texas inquiring about me, but there's no offer from them so there is nothing to consider and nothing to explain.

"Yeah, they have showed interest, but I am committed to Nebraska and that's the bottom line. There's no offer on the table. I am committed to Nebraska and that's where I am planning on going."

Armstrong visited Nebraska for the Washington game and has seen Nebraska on T.V. since then. He's seen the team grow since the loss in Madison. He knows that they are young, but they don't give up.

"They have been maturing since the game at Wisconsin. They have showed that a lot as a team. They are in every week, they never give up. They are a young ball club.

"They learned a lot from the Wisconsin game. They have been just taking it week by week and game by game. They are just trying to stay focused on the season."

Armstrong has also been staying in touch with one of the players in Lincoln that he knows as well as some of the Nebraska commitments through Facebook.

"I talk to Aaron Green because he's from San Antonio. I call him and tell him good luck before a game. I had been talking some with Michael Rose, the linebacker that is committed. He visited Lincoln that same weekend I did and I met him then."

Bryan Munson has worked with Big Red Report for nine years covering recruiting and football and has covered Nebraska recruiting for 11 years. His work can also be seen in Scout.com's SuperPrep Magazine.
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