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Damon Arnette
Damon  Arnette

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School:
St. Thomas Aquinas

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
CB

11/05/2016

No. 6 Ohio State vs. No. 10 Nebraska

The Buckeyes welcome the Cornhuskers to Ohio Stadium for a Top-10 Showdown.

10/01/2016

No. 2 Ohio State vs. Rutgers

Scenes from the Buckeyes' Big Ten opener against the Scarlet Knights.

Ohio State Overview: Damon Arnette had a fine 2017 spring drills competing for the open cornerback positions after last year’s starters each declared for the draft early and were first-round NFL Draft picks … one of only two scholarship lettermen at the position on the roster, Arnette has game experience, with 13 games played and 21 career tackles … he is majoring in communications.

2016 Season (Freshman): Arnette played in all 13 games, after red-shirting in 2015, with 361 total plays on the season including 181 on defense and another 180 on special teams … he totaled 21 tackles for the year and recorded his first interception as a Buckeye, vs. Nebraska … he had high tackle games of four vs. both Nebraska and Maryland … he earned his first Varsity O letter.

More on Damon: Arnette carried a 4-star rating from ESPN into signing day and came from the strong St. Thomas Aquinas program … Aquinas, coached by Rocco Casullo, captured two of the last three Florida 7A state championships, including in 2014 when Arnette was a senior … Arnette provided length and strength as a roving defensive back with most of his time spent at cornerback … he was ranked as the No. 24 safety by ESPN and the No. 51 cornerback by Rivals … the 247Sports composite ranked him No. 60 at cornerback … he was ranked as the talent-rich Florida’s No. 83 prospect after recording three interceptions, five additional pass break-ups and three quarterback sacks as a senior … he earned honorable mention all-defensive team honors on Broward County’s Class 8A-7A-6A list.

ARNETTE'S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

YEAR G-GS UA A TOT INT YDS FR PBU
2016 13-0 11 10 21 1 0 0 0
Tot. 13-0 11 10 21 1 0 0 0