Jon Arnett

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Jon Arnett
Date of birth: (1935-04-20) April 20, 1935 (age 79)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, CA
Career information
Position(s): Halfback, KR, PR
College: USC
NFL Draft: 1957 / Round: 1 / Pick 2
As player:
Los Angeles Rams
Chicago Bears
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961,
Honors: College Football HOF
Career stats
Playing stats at

Jon Dwane "Jaguar Jon" Arnett (born April 20, 1935 in Los Angeles) was a first-team All-American out of USC and Manual Arts High School.

College career[edit]

Arnett was the multiple recipient of the W.J. Voit Memorial Trophy as the outstanding football player on the Pacific Coast. Arnett won the Voit Trophy in both 1954 and 1955. He was inducted into the USC Athletic Hall of Fame in 1994 and the College Football Hall of Fame in 2001 as a member of the USC Trojans.

Professional career[edit]

He was a 5 time Pro Bowler with the Los Angeles Rams from 1958–1962 and played with the Chicago Bears from 1964 to 1966. He was known by the popular nickname of Jaguar Jon Arnett.


He runs a distribution service and supplies frozen foods to Costco, Sam's Club, and Wal-Mart. After living for many years in Rancho Palos Verdes, Arnett and his family now live in Lake Oswego, Oregon.[1]


  1. ^ Newell, Cliff (January 31, 2008). "Jaguar Jon". Lake Oswego Review. Retrieved 2008-02-01. 

External links[edit]

Football Career Video Overview: