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#73 Will Arnold
Position: Offensive Line
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 330 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Gloster, Miss.
High School: Centreville Academy
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Will Arnold Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 01/30/2008

2006 Second-Team All-SEC (AP)
2005 Second-Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches)
2005 All-Bowl Team (Sports Illustrated)
2004 First-Team Freshman All-American (The Sporting News)
2004 Second-Team Freshman All-American (Rivals.com)
2004 Freshman All-SEC (SEC Coaches)

CAREER
Played in 26 games, starting 18 times ... LSU was 15-3 in games in which Arnold started on the offensive line ... Missed most of junior and senior season with injuries ... Still managed to twice be named second team All-SEC in 2005 and 2006 ... For career, finished with 1,061 snaps from scrimmage, giving up just three sacks and being called for only two penalties ... Graduated in December of 2007 with a degree in general studies.

SENIOR SEASON (2007)
Missed most of senior season with injuries ... Played in three games, seeing action in a total of 52 plays ... Played final three snaps of LSU’s win over Ohio State in the BCS National Championship Game ... Was his first action since week two of the season when he played a season-high 30 snaps in a 48-7 win over Virginia Tech ... Other action came against Mississippi State in season-opener ... Played 19 snaps in 45-0 win over the Bulldogs.
 
JUNIOR SEASON (2006)
A proven starter at left guard, he was considered one of the nation’s top offensive linemen entering the season ... Year was cut short due to knee and ankle injuries ... Did not play a snap after the Mississippi State contest in week five ... Still named a second-team All-SEC by the Associated Press ... In the five complete games he played, he was responsible for 20 knockdown blocks and three pancake blocks and was whistled for just one penalty ... Against Louisiana-Lafayette, he had a season-high seven knockdown blocks and one pancake with no penalties ... Recorded six knockdown blocks versus Auburn ... In all, played a total of 179 snaps from scrimmage with three pancakes and 20 knockdowns.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2005)
Played in eight games with six starts, including LSU’s win over Miami in Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl ... Returned to action in the Peach Bowl and helped lead the Tigers to a 40-3 win over Miami ... Named to Sports Illustrated’s All-Bowl Team for his performance in the Peach Bowl ... Teamed with offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth to give the Tigers one of the better left sides in college football in 2005 ... Named second-team All-SEC by the league’s coaches despite playing in just eight games with seven starts ... Missed the Arkansas and Georgia games with an infected knee ... Saw action on 460 snaps from scrimmage and allowed only two sacks and was whistled for just one penalty ... Started at left guard in wins over Mississippi State, Vanderbilt, Florida, Auburn, North Texas and Miami ... Finished the season with 16 pancakes and 67 knockdowns.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2004)
Redshirt freshman who played in 10 games with seven starts ... Named a first-team Freshmen All-American by the Sporting News and a second-team All-American by Rivals.com ... Member of the Freshmen All-SEC team as selected by the league's coaches ... Started season opener vs. Oregon State at right guard, but then missed the next two games with a knee injury ... Returned to action in a starting role, this time at left guard, against Mississippi State in the first of four straight starts ... Played backup role in wins over Alabama and Ole Miss before resuming his starting role at left guard against Arkansas ... Started in Capital One Bowl against Iowa ... Played a total of 370 snaps from scrimmage with 23 knockdown blocks and six pancakes ... Allowed only one sack and was called for just one penalty.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2003)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2003.

HIGH SCHOOL
Considered to be the top offensive line prospect in Mississippi and one of the best in the country ... Ranked as the nation's No. 9 offensive tackle prospect by Rivals.com and the fourth best prospect in Mississippi ... Three-time first-team all-state in the Class AA Mississippi Private School Association, Orlando Sentinel All-Southern Team and a member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 and SuperPrep 288 All-American ... Bench pressed 455 pounds and did not give up a sack his entire high school career ... A physical athlete who also played on the defensive side of the ball, recording 83 tackles as a defensive tackle ... Led his team to a first round playoff berth and a final record of 10-2 ... Also lettered in track where he was a two-time state champion ... Coached by Bill Hurst.

PERSONAL
Full name is William Lawrence Arnold ... Born on Dec. 30, 1984, in Centreville, Miss. ... Parents are Jack Arnold, and Marsha and Robert Taylor ... Grandparents are Robert and Marlyn Havard ... Has one brother, Walt, and a sister, Melissa ... Enjoys riding four-wheelers as a hobby.

 

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