Arizmendi is one of the best dual-threat quarterbacks in recent history, totaling 4,595 combined yards and 57 touchdowns in two years as the Mountain Lions starter, including more than 1,000 yards passing and rushing, Arizmendi accumulate 2,486 yards and 27 touchdowns as a senior. A two-time All-Conference honorable mention, Arizmendi was named back-to-back All-Southern Arizona first team quarterback in 2002 and 2003.