Justin Arndt

#30 Justin Arndt

LB | r-Sr. | 5-11 | 215 | Martinsburg, W.Va. | Martinsburg HS

2015 (Redshirt Junior)

  • Added depth at the Mike linebacker position 
  • Also used extensively on special teams  
  • Played in all 13 games
  • Saw time on a season-high 32 plays against Iowa State
  • Played 20+ snaps against Iowa State, Baylor, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Maryland and Georgia Southern
  • Shows 10 tackles, including five solo stops
  • Recorded two tackles against Georgia Southern and Iowa State
  • First career fumble recovery against Texas

2014 (Redshirt Sophomore)

  • Added depth at the Will linebacker position 
  • Also used on special teams  
  • Played in all 13 games 
  • WVU Special Teams Champion (Oklahoma State)
  • Saw time on a season-high 23 plays against Towson
  • Played 21 snaps against Texas A&M
  • Shows 12 total tackles in 2014, including nine solo stops 
  • Season-high four tackles against Texas A&M, including season-high three solo tackles
  • Finished with two tackles against Oklahoma State and against Kansas State; total matched career high 
  • Finished with two solo tackles at Oklahoma State and against Kansas State 
  • Assisted on one tackle against Towson and at Iowa State 
  • First career forced fumble against Kansas State

2013 (Redshirt Freshman)

  • Played in nine games, primarily on special teams
  • Academic All-Big 12 Conference First Team
  • WVU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year
  • WVU Defensive Scout Team Champion: William & Mary
  • Finished with five tackles
  • Season-high two solo tackles at TCU and a solo tackle at Kansas

2012 (Freshman)

  • Redshirted
  • WVU Defensive Scout Team Champion: Oklahoma State

High School

  • Played for Coach David Walker at Martinsburg High
  • Helped lead Martinsburg to a 28-0 record and two Class 3A state championships as a junior and senior
  • Two-time state championship MVP
  • Named all-state first team as a senior
  • Led team in tackles for loss (15) as a senior
  • Returned interception 97 yards for touchdown against Morgantown
  • Led team with 959 yards rushing and scored 22 touchdowns


  • Birthday is March 25
  • Son of Jeff and Brenda Arndt
  • One of two children
  • Majoring in exercise physiology
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
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Football Names Ed Pastilong MVP Award Winners

By Mike Montoro | January 18, 2017

West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen has announced that redshirt seniors Justin Arndt and Tyler Orlosky have been named the recipients of the Ed Pastilong MVP Award for the 2016 season.

LB Arndt's Long Road to Success

By John Antonik | December 24, 2016

ORLANDO - Justin Arndt has certainly come a long way since his first bowl game in 2012 when he was a freshman walk-on player hoping to return for another year to wear a West Virginia football uniform.

Life As A Mountaineer: Justin Arndt

By Chris Ostien | October 27, 2016

In this week's Life As A Mountaineer, we take an inside look at senior linebacker Justin Arndt. Life As A Mountaineer is courtesy of Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration.