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Arnold  Tarpley
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Central Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
S

Experience:
2L

 

11/26/2016

Vanderbilt-Tennessee Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 45, Tennessee 34

11/20/2016

Vanderbilt-Ole Miss Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 38, Ole Miss 17

11/19/2016

Vanderbilt-Ole Miss Postgame Quotes

Vanderbilt 38, Ole Miss 17

10/22/2016

Vanderbilt-Tennessee State Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 35, Tennessee State 17

10/15/2016

Vanderbilt-Georgia Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 17, Georgia 16

10/15/2016

Amis' Photos

Vanderbilt at Georgia (10/15/16)

10/08/2016

Kentucky (Lassell)

Vanderbilt at Kentucky on Oct. 8, 2016.

09/24/2016

Western Kentucky (Howell)

Vanderbilt at Western Kentucky (Sept. 24, 2016)

09/26/2015

Vanderbilt 16, Ole Miss 27

The Commodores traveled to Oxford, Mississippi to take on the Rebels.

09/03/2015

Vanderbilt vs. WKU, 9/3/15 (Russell)

Vanderbilt took on WKU in it's home opener on Sept. 3, 2015. Photos by John Russell. (9/3/15)

2016
Tarpley had 11 appearances, including starts in the last six games, at safety in the Commodore secondary... He concluded the regular season with 21 solo tackles among 28 total stops, two tackles for loss, a forced fumble and fumble recovery, and two defensed passes... Tarpley posted six tackles - a season high - in the Commodores' win at Georgia, and had five stops, including 1.5 that resulted in losses, in the victory over Ole Miss... Tarpley's fumble recovery against Tennessee led to the game-deciding Vanderbilt touchdown.

2015
Tarpley participated in all 12 games, and started seven games in defensive secondary... Earned six starts in second half of season at nickel back, and started in eventual win over Middle Tennessee strong safety vs. Middle Tennessee... Established numerous season highs, including 36 total tackles, 24 solo tackles and five tackles for loss... Posted at least three tackles in 10 of 12 games... Set game highs with five solo stops and eight total tackles at Ole Miss... Two pair of tackles for loss at Tennessee.

2014
Tarpley was among four true freshmen to see action in the Commodore defensive secondary during the 2014 season... Participated in 11 games, missing the season finale vs. Tennessee... Contributed at safety and nickel back, and saw action on special team coverage units... Contributed a team-high two forced fumbles during the year... Concluded with 14 solo tackles, 18 total tackles and a pair of tackles for loss... Forced fumbles came against Temple and Missouri... Set career high with five solo tackles at Kentucky... Also post three tackles against Temple, South Carolina and Georgia.

High School
Two-year defensive starter for Pittsburgh private power... As senior DB, posted 75 tackles, including 10 for losses, four interceptions and a pair of forced fumbles for 15-1 Viking squad that captured Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) Class AAAA title and finished runnerup in the PIAL state championship... Earned All-State and All-League honors as senior DB... Named to Pennsylvania roster for Big 33 Pennsylvania-Ohio Prep Football Classic.

Personal
Arnold Lee Tarpley III... Undeclared Major... Born June 18, 1996... Son of Darieth and Arnold Tarpley Jr... Dad is a podiatrist; mom is former Pittsburgh TV news anchor who currently works as marketing entrepreneur.

Career Highs
Total Tackles: 8, at Ole Miss, 9/26/2015
Solo Tackles: 5 (2x), Last at Ole Miss, 9/26/2015
Tackles for Loss: 2.0, at Tennessee, 11/28/2015
Forced Fumbles: 1, (3x), last at Western Kentucky, 9/24/2016
Fumble Recoveries: 1, (3x) last vs. Tennessee, 11/26/2016
Defensed Passes: 1 (5x), last at Auburn, 11/5/2016=


Arnold Tarpley action shot 10-02-15

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