Saturday, March 29, 2008

Jaguar Jon - Lake Oswego Review
They called him “Jaguar Jon.”

At 5-11 and 195 pounds, he was the complete package as a halfback in the 1950s, making All-American at [USC]...

...He had great speed, elusiveness and a highly unusual acrobatic ability...He had an incredible talent for making defenders zag while he zigged... Jon Arnett makes Lake Oswego his home, even though for almost his entire life he was the quintessential Southern California glamour football player.

“I went to grammar school, junior high school, high school, USC and the Rams, all within a 5 mile radius,” Arnett said. “I was really a Southern California person.

“Now you couldn’t get me to go back there.”...

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