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Mike Arnold

Mike Arnold - Football - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

Offensive Lineman
Redshirt Sophomore
Winter Haven, Fla.
high school
Winter Haven


Played in 12 games with two starts at right guard…helped pave way for Cam Akers to become only third running back in program history with multiple 1,000-yard rushing seasons…protected passers who combined to tie for 22nd nationally with 64.6 completion percentage…started in 35-24 win vs. Louisville and 31-13 victory vs. North Carolina State…blocked as Seminoles produced 522 yards of total offense against Cardinals and 369 against Wolfpack…blocked for running back Cam Akers to produce 115 rushing yards on 29 carries and three touchdowns vs. Louisville…protected as quarterback Alex Hornibrook completed 29-of-40 passes to 10 different receivers for 316 yards and one touchdown vs. North Carolina State…also blocked on extra-point team.


Appeared in all 12 games with 11 starts at right guard…blocked for an offense that ranked third in the ACC and 28th in the country with an average of 270.1 passing yards per game…FSU’s 3,241 passing yards as a team were the most in program history under a first-year head coach…helped Seminole offense top 400-yard mark in five games, including season-high 485 in 38-17 victory vs. Wake Forest…in FSU’s 22-21 win vs. No. 22 Boston College, the offensive line blocked as the Seminoles produced a 300-yard passer, 100-yard rusher and 100-yard receiver in the same game for the first time in more than two years…offensive line also protected as the Seminoles had two different quarterbacks with at least one 350-yard passing game in the same regular season for the first time in program history, including season-high 421 at North Carolina State that was highest single-game total in head coach Willie Taggart’s career…helped block for explosive plays as FSU tied for the ACC lead with four plays of at least 70 yards and ranked among the conference’s top four in passing plays of 10, 20, 30, 50 and 70 yards.


Appeared in four games, on senior day against Delaware State, in the sunshine showdown at Florida, in the home finale against ULM and in the Walk-On’s Independence Bowl against Southern Mississippi.


Redshirt season.


Outstanding offensive lineman prospect with prototypical size and length…rated a four-star prospect by Rivals…ranked three-stars by 247Sports, ESPN and Scout…among the top prep school players in the nation after originally signing with Virginia Tech in 2015…starred at Winter Haven High School, where he collected 2014 6A First Team All-State honors, before attending Milford Academy in New Berlin, N.Y., where he led the football team to a 6-3 record…ranked No. 97 on the Orlando Sentinel’s Class of 2015 Top 100…named to Lakeland Ledger’s Super 16 list in 2015…called Florida State his “dream school” after committing to the Seminoles on an official visit…born on October 26, 1995…majoring in business.