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William
Arndt
#8 Quarterback
William
Arndt
#8 Quarterback
Height 6'5
Weight 215 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1993-08-13 (26)
Born Sandy Hook, CT
School Western Connecticut
Status AMER
Completions 103
Attempts 165
Yards 940
Touchdowns 3

Born: August 13, 1993 – Sandy Hook, Connecticut
Entering 2020Years as a Lion: 1st   Years in CFL: 4th   Status: American
Career Games: 0   Playoffs: 2    Grey Cup: 1

Acquired:
William was signed as a free agent by the Lions in January of 2020.

Highlights:

2017- 2019: William was originally signed by the Ottawa RedBlacks in September of 2017 and served as a backup during Ottawa’s run to the Grey Cup game in 2018. He was named the club’s starting quarterback for the club’s final four contests of 2019. In total, William completed 103 of 165 passes for 940 yards, three touchdowns and six interceptions. His best outing came in a week 18 tilt against Toronto where he threw for 288 yards and two majors.

College:
20122016:  William set multiple school records at Western Connecticut State including passing yards in a career (7,940), total offence in a career (9,248 yards), passing TD’s in a career (73), total TD’s in a career: 91 (73 Passing, 17 Rushing, 1 at WR) and 2nd longest run in school history (92 yards).

While at school he also achieved 3-Time Team Captain, 2x All MASCAC Academic Team, 8-time MASCAC Player of the Week, 2-time New England Football Writers Gold Helmet Award recipient and ECAC Northeast Player of the Week.

Personal:
Off the field, Arndt portrayed Penn State QB Matt McGloin in the HBO movie Paterno.

Seasons

Passing

YEAR TEAM GP COMP ATT YDS TD INT AVG
2019
OTT 18 103 165 940 3 6 5.7
Total
18 103 165 940 3 6 5.7

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2019
OTT 18 15 45 0 3.0 11
Total
18 15 45 0 3.0 11

Game Log

Passing

DATE WEEK OPP COMP ATT YDS TD INT AVG
06-15
1 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
06-20
2 SSK 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
07-05
4 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
07-13
5 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
07-19
6 WPG 4 13 57 0 1 4.4
07-25
7 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
08-02
8 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
08-09
9 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
08-17
10 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
08-24
11 SSK 4 5 22 0 0 4.4
09-07
13 TOR 6 7 45 0 0 6.4
09-13
14 BC 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
09-21
15 BC 6 11 61 0 1 5.5
09-28
16 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
10-11
18 TOR 28 42 288 2 3 6.9
10-19
19 HAM 17 30 112 0 0 3.7
10-26
20 TOR 21 32 194 1 0 6.1
11-01
21 MTL 17 25 161 0 1 6.4
Total
103 165 940 3 6 5.5

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-15
1 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-20
2 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-05
4 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-13
5 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-19
6 WPG 2 13 0 6.5 11
07-25
7 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-02
8 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-09
9 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-17
10 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-24
11 SSK 1 2 0 2.0 2
09-07
13 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-13
14 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-21
15 BC 3 16 0 5.3 8
09-28
16 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-11
18 TOR 3 5 0 1.7 3
10-19
19 HAM 2 0 0 0.0 0
10-26
20 TOR 2 7 0 3.5 4
11-01
21 MTL 2 2 0 1.0 1
Total
15 45 0 2.9 29