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#70 De'Onte Arnett
Position: Offensive Lineman
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 290
Year: Senior
Hometown: Capitol Heights, Md.
High School: Forestville Military Academy
Experience: 2 Letters
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A fourth-year player who will compete for time at guard ... moved from defensive line early in the 2010 season ... has played in seven career games, including one start (guard).

As a Junior (2012): Saw action in 10 games, including nine starts … started the first four games at right guard … part of the Terp line that held William & Mary (9/1) without a sack … part of the line that helped Maryland rush for 144 yards against Temple (9/8) … helped open lanes for Wes Brown to rush for 74 yards on 14 carries (5.3 avg.) and one touchdown vs. Connecticut (9/15) … saw action on special teams vs. Wake Forest (10/6) … member of the line that helped the Terps rush for a season-high 206 yards against NC State (10/20) … started on the line that helped Maryland record 337 total yards of offense against Boston College (10/27) … started at right guard against Georgia Tech (11/3) and helped lead Maryland to 144 yards rushing … started on the line that helped Maryland run for 139 yards at Clemson (11/10) … started against Florida State (11/17).

 As a Sophomore (2011): Saw action in five games along the offensive line … helped the offense rank third in the ACC in rushing (169.3 yards per game) and fourth in fewest sacks allowed (1.4 pg) … helped the team run for 198 yards against Towson (10/1), including 102 by Davin Meggett, while holding the Tigers without a sack … helped the Terps rack up 246 rushing yards against Georgia Tech (10/8), including 124 by QB C.J. Brown and 86 by Meggett … part of an effort that saw Maryland rush for a season-high 291 yards against Clemson (10/15) … also played as a reserve guard vs. Wake Forest (11/19) and made his first-career start at left guard vs. NC State (11/26).

 As a Redshirt Freshman (2010): Played in two games … opened the season as a defensive lineman, but moved to offensive line after the BC game (10/23) … saw action on special teams vs. WVU (9/18) … also played as a reserve offensive lineman vs. Florida State (11/20).

 As a Freshman (2009): Redshirt season as a defensive lineman … earned the defensive scout team player of the week a team-high three times, leading up to the Rutgers (Sept. 26), Wake Forest (Oct. 10) and Virginia (Oct. 17) games … joined the team in January and took part in spring practice.

 At Forestville Military Academy: A heralded defensive lineman … ranked No. 6 nationally among strongside defensive ends by Rivals.com as a senior … also ranked third nationally among DEs against the run and fifth on the list of strongest ends by Rivals … No. 93 on Rivals.com’s top 100 players in the 2009 class … also a member (No. 2) of the Rivals.com 2008 Maryland Postseason Top 20 … a 2008 all-state selection … named most valuable lineman at the 2008 Crab Bowl, a local postseason all-star game … also considered Ohio State, Georgia, Michigan State, Tennessee and Boston College … coached by Charles Harley.

 Personal: Born in Washington, D.C. … mother is Stacie Arnett … has two younger siblings (Ashante, 17; Malik, 15) … likes to play chess in his spare time … an American studies major … name is pronounced d-on-tay R-net.

 


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