Found February 23, 2014 on Gamedayr:
Kent State running back Dri Archer clocked an impressive time of 4.29 in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine.

Kent State’s Dri Archer came .02 seconds away from breaking Chris Johnson’s NFL Combine 40-yard-dash record

Kent State’s Dri Archer was just a hair off from breaking Chris Johnson’s All-Time NFL Combine record in the 40-yard-dash.  The running-back posted a official time of 4.26, just 0.2 seconds off Johnson’s time of 4.24 at the 2008 Combine. Some NFL team is going to be very happy to have this type of speed on their team. Can’t lie archer had the boi nervous — Chris Johnson...

GIF: Kent State’s Dri Archer Comes Just .02 Seconds Short Of Chris Johnson’s NFL Combine 40-Yard Dash Record

If you don’t know much about Kent State’s Dri Archer, you will probably hear a lot about him leading up to draft day. The shifty running back had an incredible performance in the 40-yard dash today, running an official time of 4.26, just .02 seconds behind Chris Johnson’s combine record of 4.24. Nice. RT @NFL_CFB: Dri Archer’s official 40 time: 4.26. Just missed Chris Johnson’s...

Kent State RB runs 4.29 40-yard dash in NFL Combine

(AP Photo/Bill Wippert) Kent State running back Dri Archer ran an unnofficial 4.29 40-yard dash in today’s NFL Combine. Kent State RB Dri Archer runs an unofficial 4.29 40-yard dash. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 23, 2014 If Archer’s unofficial time stands, it would be tied for the 11th fastest 40-yard dash time in NFL Combine history. Chris Johnson’s 2.24 time...

Dri Archer runs 4.26, just misses Chris Johnson’s Combine record

Former Kent State running back Dri Archer fell two-hundredths of a second short of breaking the record for the fastest 40-yard dash at the Scouting Combine. Archer ran his 40 in 4.26 seconds, just shy of the record of 4.24 set by Chris Johnson in 2008. Archer’s time tops the 4.27 that Marquise Goodwin ran last year, and Archer now owns the second-fastest 40 since the NFL started...

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 Archer’s Blazing 4.26 40-Yd Dash (Video)

Kent State RB Dri Archer just barely missed Chris Johnson’s combine record of 4.24 but running a blazing 4.26 40 yard dash. I think a team in the NFL will be able to utilize that type of speed. Chris Johnson was a little nervous too: Can't lie archer had the boi nervous — Chris Johnson (@ChrisJohnson28) February 23, 2014 h/t B/R

Fastest 40 Times for Running Backs at the 2014 NFL Combine

Speed was on full display when the running backs took the field at the 2014 NFL Combine.  Chris Johnson holds the record with a 4.24 in 2008, and that time was under attack thanks to Kent State's Dri Archer who ran a 4.26.Dri Archer, Kent State 4.24Jerick Mckinnon, Georgia Southern 4.41Henry Josey, Missouri, 4.43Damien Williams, Oklahoma 4.45Ladarius Perkins, Mississippi St. 4.46

Archer runs blazing 40, just misses Combine record

Former Kent State star Dri Archer is fast. Very, very fast. Just not the fastest man ever to run a 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine. Running Sunday inside Lucas Oil Stadium twice, Archer posted unofficial times of 4.27 and 4.29, and NFL Network later shared his official time at 4.26, .02 off the event record set by Chris Johnson in 2008. Archer told last...

Jenkinson On Visits

Junior outside linebacker Bryce Jenkinson visited Kent State over the weekend. Check out how he says the visit went.
All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.