2011: Played in eight games and finished the season with eight total tackles ... Had a pair of solo tackles against Sam Houston State (10/29) and McNeese State (11/19) ... Credited with a half sack and a fumble recovery in Lamar's season-opening 58-0 win over Texas College (9/3) ... Finished with two tackles (one solo) in LU's 34-26 win at Nicholls (11/12).
High School: Played both offensive and defensive line at West Orange-Stark High School for legendary coach Dan Hooks ... Helped the Mustangs to the third round of the playoffs in each of his four seasons, and team never lost more than two games in any of his four seasons ... Named first-team All-District 21-3A as a senior and was a second team selection as a junior ... Also won district titles in both the shot put and discus, and helped WO-S win the 2009 Class 3A state title ... Competed in power lifting and placed fifth in the state meet as a senior.
Personal: Eric Tremaine Arnold was born on Nov. 4, 1990, in Orange, Texas ... Son of Marcus Arnold and Yolanda Roberts ... Majoring in kinesiology.