My first thought when the diminutive Dri Archer was selected in the third round by the Pittsburgh Steelers was “this is a reach.” It wasn’t that I didn’t like Archer whose moves and tremendous speed anyone would love, it’s just that I thought it could have been had a round or two later. Archer has yet to play one snap of football for the Steelers but my mind may already...
The Pittsburgh Steelers third round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft has been made and it's Kent state running back Dri Archer. Report via Dave-Te' Thomas. DRI ARCHER Wide Receiver/Tailback/Return Specialist Kent State University Golden Flashes #1 5:07.6-173 Laurel, Florida Venice High School OVERVIEW An early 2013 season ankle injury did what no other opponent could do […] Steelers...
Kent State running back Dri Archer ran the 40-yard dash in 4.26 seconds earlier today at the NFL Combine for the fastest time so far of the 2014 draft season, which came as no surprise to anyone who has covered Archer over the years. When I profiled Archer this offseason, he told me that he has ran the 40-yard dash before in 4.21 seconds and he came just short of that at the combine...
Video of Dri Archer running a scorching 4.26-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine. He was just .02 behind Chris Johnson.
Kent State Running Back Dri Archer Turns in Blazing 40-Yard Dash; Just Misses Chris Johnson's Record
Kent State is not known for being a football powerhouse. To be honest--the Golden Flashes are not very good, but it looks like the team's second most productive running back from last season could earn himself a cool $100K after turning in a blazing fast time in the 40-yard dash.That is, assuming he wore the right cleats...From Bleacher ReportAssuming Kent State running back Dri...
Kent State has produced plenty of talented NFL players over the last decade. Most of them relatively unknowns until they make their make in the National Football League. James Harrison, Julian Edelman, and Josh Cribbs are some of the few who have flown under the radar in Kent, Ohio. Last season the Golden Flashes left tackle Brian Winters was nationally known and was drafted i...
Dri Archer had 138 yards and three touchdowns as Kent State dominated Ohio 44-13 on Tuesday night. The game was close in the first half as Kent State (4-8) took a 17-13 lead into halftime. The Golden Flashes scored two touchdowns in the third quarter to take a 31-13 lead and held Ohio (6-5) scoreless for the entire second half. Kent State rushed for 312 yards and its longest run...
Via Associated Press
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