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