2013 (FRESHMAN): Earned playing time in nine games as a true freshman, including a start in the bowl game against Duke … made 13 tackles on the year, including six solo stops … ranked third on the team with two sacks for a loss of eight yards … had three tackles for loss on the year... had season-high six tackles in the Chick-fil-A Bowl against Duke.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned first-team All-District 23-4A honors and was named second-team All-Greater Houston by the Houston Chronicle ... member of the 2012 Class 4A All-State Honorable Mention team by the Associated Press ... earned honorable All-State honors and All-Greater Houston honors after making 55 tackles, 7 INTs, 1 PBU, 1 FR, 1 FF, 4 INTs as a junior ... also a state qualifier in track and field ... 4-Star recruit by ESPN.com, 3-Star Recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... rated No. 17 S by ESPN.com ... rated No. 35 S by Rivals.com ... rated No. 57 S by Scout.com ... chose A&M over Alabama and Oklahoma State.
PERSONAL: Jay Arnold is the son of Mike and Renee Arnold of Rockwall, Texas ... born Sept. 28, 1994 in Dallas, Texas ... business marketing major.