Former Seahawk QB Arnold shines in ODU spring game

odu-9Former Myrtle Beach High quarterback and true college freshman Drayton Arnold threw a 94-yard touchdown pass to Isaiah Harper and the Blue Team defense hung on for a 21-20 win over the White Team in the Old Dominion University Football spring game Saturday afternoon in Norfolk, VA.

With five minutes left in the game facing third and 11, Arnold threw a deep ball down the middle just over the out-stretched arms of the safety into the hands of Harper who out-ran everyone to the end zone for a 21-14 Blue Team lead. The White Team scored a late TD but couldn’t convert the 2-point play.

On his first pass attempt of the game Arnold hit Jonathan Duhart for a 40-yard touchdown pass to put Blue Team back on top 14-7 but Kesean Strong added a 15-yard run to tie the score at 14. Arnold responded with the bomb to Harper to establish himself as a contender for the starting job this fall. Arnold finished the game complete all four of his passes for 146 yards and two touchdowns.

Arnold led Myrtle Beach to the 2013 state championship along with running back Brandon Sinclair, who will join his friend and former QB at ODU this summer.

Photo courtesy of ODU

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