Armstead was the star of the 1988 Carter team whose state championship title was stripped because it was later discovered that some of the players had been ineligible to play because of failing grades. Other members of the team also pulled off a string of armed robberies the following summer. That story is told beautifully in the 2017 ESPN 30 for 30 episode about the team, “What Carter Lost.”
Armstead played for the University of Miami, which won two national championships, and was drafted by the New York Giants in 1993.
He played for 11 seasons in the NFL and is a five-time Pro Bowler.
Micheal Williams graduated from Carter in 1984 and went to Baylor University.
He was drafted by the Detroit Pistons in 1988 and played on their NBA championship team his rookie year. He later had a couple of standout seasons with the Indiana Pacers, and played a total of 11 seasons in the NBA.
According to his Linkedin profile, Williams is the president and CEO of a construction company in the Dallas area.