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  1. Dri Archer the ultimate X factor for Steelers

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- Kent State coach Paul Haynes and Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey shared a memory -- and a laugh -- recently when they recalled Dri Archer's 100-yard kickoff return for a Kent State touchdown last season in a game between the Mid-Ameri...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  2. Steelers pick Dri Archer in 3rd

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- The pick: Dri Archer, RB, Kent State My take: The Steelers added more speed, and arguably the fastest player in the draft, when they took Archer in the third round Friday night. This seems like a little early to take a running back, ...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  3. Johnson and that 40 record at the combine

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Chris Johnson still holds the fastest 40-time in combine history. His 4.24 from 2006 stood up Sunday, when Kent State running back Dri Archer ran a 4.26. Johnson responded with relief. Earlier Johnson had let it be k...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  4. Dri Archer runs 40-yard dash in 4.26 seconds, narrowly misses Chr...

    Former Kent State running back Dri Archer ran the 40-yard dash in just 4.26 seconds at the NFL scouting combine, narrowly falling short of Chris Johnson's record.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2014
  5. Competition fuels Julian Edelman's fire

    Jackie MacMullan

    Julian Edelman's success no surprise to those who know him best.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  6. Football journey: OL Josh Kline

    Mike Reiss

    When offensive lineman Josh Kline first joined the New England Patriots in May as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Kent State, he was a long shot to make the 53-man roster. Now he's one injury away from being in the starting lineup. The 6-foo...

    Blog | November 30, 2013
  7. Two-minute drill: Josh Cribbs

    Rich Cimini

    Our weekly Q & A is with Josh Cribbs, one of the most prolific kick returners in NFL history. The former longtime Cleveland Brown has more than 12,000 return yards and 20 total touchdowns. At Kent State, he played quarterback and passed for more ...

    Blog | November 23, 2013
  8. Two draft picks agree to deals

    Rich Cimini

    Two down, five draft picks to go. The Jets agreed to terms Thursday with two draft picks -- third-round guard Brian Winters of Kent State and seventh-round fullback Tommy Bohanon of Wake Forest, league sources confirmed. Winters will receive a fou...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  9. Draft close-up: G Brian Winters

    Rich Cimini

    Continuing our preview of this weekend's rookie minicamp ... Player: Brian Winters, third round School: Kent State Position: Guard Projected impact: He played left and right tackle in college, most recently the left side, but he projects ...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  10. OL Winters has something to prove

    Mike Mazzeo

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Brian Winters has always lived by the motto, "I still have something to prove." "Where I'm from, we weren't spoon-fed, we fed ourselves," said Winters, a versatile offensive lineman out of Kent State who was selected by the ...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  11. Third round: G Brian Winters

    Rich Cimini

    PICK: Third round (10th in round, 72nd overall) PLAYER: Brian Winters SCHOOL: Kent State POSITION: Guard/tackle HEIGHT: 6-foot-4 WEIGHT: 320 pounds What it means: The Jets needed offensive line help -- desperately. They like his ver...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  12. Scouting report: Josh Cribbs

    Field Yates

    Tuesday was a quiet first day of free agency for the Patriots, the biggest buzz linking them to a former Kent State quarterback turned NFL wide receiver. And we're not talking about Julian Edelman, the team's own free agent who is on the open market ...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  13. Pats eye Edelman's former roommate

    Mike Reiss

    In a move that could be with a "futures" signing in mind, the Patriots had former Kent State safety Brian Lainhart in for a workout Wednesday. Lainhart, a former teammate/roommate of Julian Edelman with the Golden Flashes, had signed with the Beng...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  14. BC names offensive coordinator

    Heather Dinich

    It's a popular day for announcing coordinators in the ACC. Doug Martin, who served as head coach and offensive coordinator for seven seasons (2004-10) at Kent State, has been named offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach, Boston College announced...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  15. Antonio Gates likely to deal with foot issues all season long

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell discusses the health issues surrounding Antonio Gates entering this season.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2011
  16. Falcons reveal undrafted free agents

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons just sent out the list of the 22 undrafted free agents they have agreed to terms with. Here it is. WR Doug Beaumont (Louisville) DB Kirk Belgrave (Kent State) FB Lucas Cox (Georgia Tech) WR Drew Davis (Oregon) C Paul F...

    Blog | July 27, 2011