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Patrick Arinze
Patrick Arinze

#40 Patrick Arinze

Fullback | Senior | 5-10 | 257 | La Mesa, Calif. | Helix HS / Grossmont CC

Senior (2014)
Started seven of 13 games at fullback… Blocked for RBs Alex Collins and Jonathan Williams, who were the only FBS teammates to each rush for 1,000-plus yards in the 2014 season…at Texas Tech (Sept. 13): Blocked for Arkansas’ ground game that rushed for 438 yards in the non-conference victory… vs. No. 7 Alabama (Oct. 11): Hauled in a reception for seven yards… vs. UAB (Oct. 25): Captured a season-long 10-yard reception in the Razorbacks’ rout of the Blazers. 

Junior (2013)
Saw action in seven games, making appearances vs. Louisiana, vs. Samford, vs. Southern Miss, vs. No. 10 Texas A&M, at No. 18 Florida, vs. No. 14 South Carolina and at No. 1 Alabama… Did not record any statistics.

Before Arkansas
Appeared in six games in 2010 and four games in 2011 at Grossmont… Used primarily as a blocker but did rush for a total of 21 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries… Coached at Grossmont by Mike Jordan.

High School
Started at offensive guard and played on the defensive line at Helix High School… Helped lead the Highlanders to the sectional championship game of the state playoffs in 2009… Also participated in baseball, basketball, track and field, soccer and wrestling… Was coached at Helix by Troy Starr.

Personal
Born Oct. 1, 1992 to Patricia Onah and Anthony Arinze… Joined the Razorbacks in January of 2013 and participated in spring practice… Is a criminal justice major.