PRO (1-0/0-0): Brian Arnfelt signed with the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 27, 2013.
2013 (1-0): Brian Arnfelt made his NFL debut 12/15 vs. Cincinnati…signed to the Steelers’ active roster from the practice squad on December 14, 2013.
COLLEGE: Brian Arnfelt appeared in 37 career games at Northwestern…finished his career with 47 tackles (seven for loss), three sacks and five QB hurries…also registered a pair of forced fumbles and a pair of passes defensed…three-time Academic All-Big Ten Selection…communication studies major with a minor in business institutions and legal studies. 2012: Served as a team captain for the Wildcats in his first full season as a starter…recipient of Northwestern’s Brian Paynter “Ultimate Wildcat” Award, presented to a player who confronts adversity with courage and dedication…had a career-high two tackles for loss, his first career sack and a forced fumble at Vanderbilt…earned team defensive player of the week honors for his performance against Boston College, registering four tackles (one TFL) and forcing a fumble for the second consecutive game…named to the Capital One Academic All-District V team and was a second-team Capital One Academic All-American…Academic All-Big Ten selection for the third straight season. 2011: Missed a portion of the season due to injury…saw time in five games, registering seven tackles, one for loss…played his best game of the season in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas, tying a career high with five tackles and a QB hurry against Texas A&M…Academic All-Big Ten Selection. 2010: Appeared in all 13 games and made one start…recorded 10 of his 14 tackles in the season’s final three games…set a career high with five tackles vs. Illinois…Academic All-Big Ten honoree. 2009: Played in six games as a reserve defensive end and made one tackle. 2008: Did not see action in any games.
PERSONAL: Brian Arnfelt is a graduate of Stillwater High School (Oak Park Heights, Minn.)…second-team all-state selection in 2007 and an honorable mention all-state selection in 2006…totaled 118 tackles, 12 sacks, three fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and one blocked punt in his junior and senior seasons…two-year letterman in football at defensive end and tight end…also a four-year letterman in track and field…served as a team captain in both sports…son of Rick and Cathy Arnfelt…Full name: Brian Dale Arnfelt.
Photos of the defensive Line during the 2013 season.
2013 Steelers Rookies visit the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Bob Labriola, Mike Prisuta and Missi Matthews take a look at the Steelers defensive linemen heading into free agency.
The 2013 Steelers Rookie Club made their annual visit to Children’s Hospital. The rookies played board games, did arts and crafts and played sports with the patients at the hospital.