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Bio File on Saints LB Stanley Arnoux

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    <span style="">                 <span style="">STANLEY ARNOUX</span>                  
            <span style="">Linebacker</span>                  
            <span style="">Wake Forest University Demon Deacons</span>                
            <span style="">6:015-240</span>                   
            <span style="">Sunrise, FL</span>                 
            <span style="">Glades Day High School  


Overview

Outside linebacker Aaron Curry deservedly earned the lion's share of attention, but Arnoux, a four-year starter who never earned all-conference accolades, also received a Combine invitation. Considering that the 42-game starter leaves the Demon Deacons with 251 career stops, it's easy to see why. The steady defensive presence is slated by the Jets to first be tried at weakside linebacker. Arnoux has a short, squat frame is able to handle taking on and discarding blocks. ... Plays with good overall physicality. ... Reliable tackler between the hashes. ... Flashes some pop as a hitter and can close in close quarters. ... Better in coverage than his measurables indicate. ... Gets surprising depth on his drops and reads the quarterback's eyes. ... Team leader who made the Dean's list.

2008 (Senior): Stared every game for the nationally-ranked Demon Deacons at middle linebacker … was one of four Deacons to be a three-time bowl game starter . . . Started 39 of his last 40 college games . . . Finished his career with 251 tackles, 21.5 tackles for loss and four interceptions . . . As a senior, started all 13 games at middle linebacker . . . Finished the year second on the team with a career-high 89 total tackles . . . Ranked 15th in the ACC in tackles per game (6.8) . . . As a senior, recorded 5.5 tackles for loss . . . Also recorded a pair of sacks and an interception . . . His interception against Virginia (Nov. 8) ended the Cavaliers' final scoring threat and sealed Wake's 28-17 win . . . Collected a season-high 12 tackles against Maryland (Oct. 18) .. . Added 11 stops, including eight solos, the following week at Miami (Oct. 25). . . Had a season-high 1.5 sacks against Navy (Sept. 27) . . . Recorded at least a half-tackle for loss in the final four regular season games . . . Was Wake's second-leading tackler in the Eagle Bank Bowl win over Navy with seven tackles and a forced fumble.

2007 (Junior): Wake Forest's starting middle linebacker in all 13 games as he earned his third letter ... Third on the team with 66 tackles ... Tied for third on the team with 3.0 sacks ... Had an interception against Army (Sept. 15) which he returned for two yards ... Season-high nine tackles against Maryland (Sept. 22) which included 1.5 sacks and 3 tackles for loss ... Made eight tackles with a half-sack in the Meineke Car Care Bowl win over Connecticut ... His pass breakup late in the bowl game ended UConn's final scoring opportunity ... Finished the year among the top 50 tacklers in the ACC with 5.1 tackles per game.

2006 (Sophomore): Played in all 14 games and started 13 ... Tied for the ACC lead with three fumble recoveries ... Ranked 42nd in the league in tackles, averaging 4.9 per game ... Ranked fourth on the team with 69 tackles and 7.0 tackles for loss ... Recorded a season-high 10 against Boston College ... Had a season-high 1.5 tackles for loss against Virginia Tech ... Recovered fumbles in three straight games to open the year against Syracuse, Duke and Connecticut.

2005 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 11 games and started against NC State, Duke and Georgia Tech ... Made 27 tackles, including 16 solo tackles ... Recorded 1.5 tackles for loss and broke up one pass ... Had two tackles in his career debut against Vanderbilt ... Made three stops at Nebraska with a tackle for loss ... Recorded four tackles against East Carolina ... Posted five solo tackles in the Maryland game ... Made one stop against Clemson ... Had three tackles including one for loss at Florida State ... Recorded two tackles at Boston College ... Had one stop in his first career start against NC State ... Made four tackles at Duke including his first career sack.

2004 (True Freshman): Redshirted the season.

Background: Listed as the country's No. 116 linebacker by TheInsiders.com ... Had 125 solo tackles and three interceptions as a senior in 2003 ... Also collected 500 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns on offense ... Earned all-area honors ... A first-team all-state selection ... Named the Defensive Player of the Year by the Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel ... Ran a 4.6 40-yard dash ... Coached by Craig Dobson at Glades Day.
Personal: Full name is Stanley Gabriel Arnoux ... Majoring in English ... a Dean's List student ... Born September 9, 1986 in Washington, D.C ... Son of Jackie Arnoux ... Family is of Haitian descent.

High School

Listed as the country's No. 116 linebacker by TheInsiders.com ... Had 125 solo tackles and three interceptions as a senior in 2003 ... Also collected 500 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns on offense ... Earned all-area honors ... A first-team all-state selection ... Named the Defensive Player of the Year by the Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel ... Runs a 4.6 40m ... Coached by Craig Dobson at Glades Day.

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