Made his collegiate debut with the Tigers in 2009 against Ole Miss...Earned a letter in 2009 after playing in all 12 games on special teams.
Joined the Tiger defense in August 2006...Redshirted in `06 as a true freshman...Has been a consistent and steady member of the U of M defense.
Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club and has been a member of the U of M Dean's List for six semesters...Earned the Conference USA Academic Medal for 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2008-09...Listed on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for 2007-08...Was a member of the Tiger Academic 30 for spring 2008, an honor presented to the top 30 student-athletes each semester.
Played for Coach Kevin Locastro at Christian Brothers High Schoool and lettered three years as a defensive back... Served as the team captain as a senior...Named to the Super 7 Coaches All-State Team...Helped CBHS become the Super 7 Conference champions in 2005 with a 10-2 record...Competed in the 2005 state championship...Made 43 tackles (16 solo), four interceptions and had two fumble recoveries his senior season.
John McArthur is the son of James and Susan McArthur...Born November 13, 1987, in Memphis, Tenn.