2003: Played in all 12 games and earned three starts ... Was 10th on the team in tackles with 40 go go along with two interceptions and a forced fumble ... Collected two tackles each in games against FAU, Georgia and Clemson ... Had four tackles and forced a fumble against Temple ... Registered an interception that he returned 14 yards against NMSU ... Had three stops against North Texas ... Added five tackles at Utah State ... Picked up his second interception of the season against Troy State.
2002: Made the "Best Conditioned" athlete list from the summer conditioning program by scoring a perfect 34 points ... Started 11 games and played in all 12 ... Was the team's second-leading tackler with a personal-best 88 stops to go along with four tackles for loss ... Registered three double-digit tackle games ... Had 10 tackles against No. 4 ranked Tennessee ... Led the Blue Raiders with nine stops (all solos) at Alabama to garner team Defensive MVP honors ... Recorded a career-best 11 tackles against SEMO ... Collected his second career sack in a win over Louisiana-Monroe ... Forced fumbles against Alabama and Idaho ... Had eight tackles each against Kentucky and Idaho.
2001: After spending the first two games in a reserve role, Arnold earned starts in the last nine games of the year ... Picked up four starts at right linebacker and five at the 'mike' position ... Was fifth on the team in tackles with a career best 50 stops ... Also tallied two tackles for loss (NMSU and UConn), a sack (NMSU), and an interception (ASU) ... Notched a personal best nine tackles against LSU, while recording seven each versus Ole Miss and New Mexico State ... Shared team defensive MVP honors with Michael Woods following the NMSU win ... Had a single-game high of four solo stops in games against North Texas and New Mexico State ... Arnold's interception against ASU was returned 20 yards.
2000: Played in two games and came up with seven total tackles ... Had three tackles at No. 21 Illinois and two against No. 8 Florida.
1999: Played in seven games, but mostly on special teams ... Had two total tackles on defense (vs Troy State and Arkansas) ... Suffered a knee injury against Louisiana Tech and missed the rest of the season.
High School: Played for coach Jim Wilson ... Led team to a 10-1 record as a senior with a team-high 84 tackles to go along with two blocked punts ... Was part of a defense that gave up only seven touchdowns all year ... Led the team as a junior with 100 tackles ... Picked to play in the 1999 Tennessee-Kentucky all-star game ... Was voted 5A all-state by the Tennessee Sports Writers ... A member of the NashvilleSports Elite 11 team ... Chosen to the Tennessean all-midstate team in 1997 and 1998 ... Selected to the Metro Coaches All-City team in 1997 and 1998 ... Was the region's defensive MVP in 1998 ... Was also a pulling guard for coach Wilson's Wing-T offense ... Lettered four years in football and three years in baseball.
Personal: Parents: William and Candis Arnold ... Born: 3/21/81 ... Major: Construction Management.