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Grayland Arnold 4

Grayland  Arnold


Kountze, Texas

High School:
Kountze HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 190




Baylor vs. Iowa State Photos

USATSI photos from Baylor football vs. Iowa State


Baylor Football vs SMU - 09/10/2016


Physical, aggressive third-year defensive back ... Returning starter, ranks tied for seventh among Baylor active leaders in career starts (13) and fourth in consecutive starts (11) ... Voted single-digit number by teammates in August 2017.

2017 (Sophomore): Played in nine games and started all nine times ... Tallied career highs of 35 tackles, three TFLs, seven PBUs on season, and had first career interception ... Ranked 14th in Big 12 with seven PBUs ... Started at No. 10 TCU, tied career high in tackles (6) and had career-high solo stops (5) while adding 1.5 TFLs ... Started vs. Iowa State, posted four tackles and career-high-tying two PBUs ... Started vs. Texas Tech, made then-career-high six tackles and had one PBU ... Started at Kansas, had four tackles, one TFL and one PBU ... Started vs. Texas, made first career interception with 20-yard return while adding one PBU and four tackles ... Started vs. No. 23 West Virginia, made then-career-high five tackles, one PBU and 0.5 TFLs ... Started at No. 14 Oklahoma State, had three tackles with one PBU and forced and recovered first career fumble on same play ... Started at Kansas State but did not record any stats ... Made season debut and started vs. No. 3 Oklahoma, had three tackles ... Missed games at Duke, vs. UTSA and Liberty due to injury.

2016 (Freshman): Played in 11 games with four starts ... Tallied 20 tackles (17 solo) with 2.0 tackles for loss ... Also had four breakups ... Started, had career-high nine tackles (eight solo) with career-high two TFLs vs. Boise State ... Started, had three tackles and career-best two PBUs at No. 13 WVU ... Notched one tackle vs. Texas Tech ... Had two tackles and one PBU vs. Kansas State ... Returned from injury and had one tackle at No. 9 Oklahoma ... Did not play vs. TCU due to injury ... Started but did not record any stats at Texas, left game early due to injury ... Earned career-first start against KU, recording career-best four stops ... Did not play at Rice, played only on special teams vs. OSU & at ISU ... Recorded PBU in reserve roll against SMU ... Served as reserve DB in win over NSU.

High School: National top 200 recruit and two-sport star from Kountze (Texas) High School ... Two-way, multipurpose football player under head coaches Duane Joubert and Tracy Franklin and all-state honoree in football and basketball at Kountze ... Rated nation's No. 183 prospect overall on Top247 ... National position rating among cornerbacks: 19th by 247Sports, 53rd by Scout, 62nd by Rivals, 83rd by ESPN ... Rankings among Texas recruits: 29th by 247Sports, 65th by Rivals, 77th on Lone Star 100, on Waco Tribune-Herald Top 100 and 107th on Dave Campbell Texas Football Texas Top 150 ... Played cornerback, safety, quarterback, receiver and returned kickoffs and punts at Kountze ... Named 2015 Class 3A DI All-State first-team defensive back as senior, also all-district as two-way player (first-team All-District 12-3A as safety and second-team as quarterback) ... Named 2014 District 12-3A Offensive MVP, threw for 1,639 yards and 18 touchdowns, ran for 531 yards and 11 scores and made seven receptions ... Defensively totaled 49 tackles (one for loss), two interceptions (one returned for TD), four forced fumbles, and four fumble recoveries (one TD) as senior ... Two-way, first-team All-District 10-2A honoree at cornerback and receiver in 2013, helped KHS to 6-5 record and bi-district finals ... Accomplished basketball point guard, two-time all-state honoree (and district MVP) as sophomore and junior ... Also ran track and competed in tennis for KHS.

Personal: Son of Grayland and Deborah Arnold ... Major is undecided.


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