If you weren’t familiar with Dri Archer then you will be now after he clocked 4.26 seconds in the 40-yard dash at this year’s NFL Combine.
The former Kent State running back lit up the event with the fastest time in the dash for running backs:
And Twitter exploded with the 22-year-old’s performance:
Dri Archer is so damn fast. It'll be interesting to see what he does I'm the NFL.
— Kevin Keller (@HellenKeller_1) February 24, 2014
Dri Archer is part man part cheetah
— Semaj (@BigCatMullins4) February 24, 2014
Kent State's Dri Archer dropped a 4.26 40 at NFL Combine. Not surprised. Kid can fly.
— Tom Withers (@twithersAP) February 24, 2014
Even our Lead NFL Writer Dillon Smith was impressed:
Dri Archer just ran an unofficial 4.29 40. Awesome.
— Dillon Matthew Smith (@DillonSmithNFL) February 23, 2014
And Chris Johnson, whose 4.24 seconds Combine record for the dash was almost smashed by Archer, Tweeted his worry:
Can't lie archer had the boi nervous
— Chris Johnson (@ChrisJohnson28) February 23, 2014