One of the most versatile players on the team... displayed that versatility last year when he started the year at wide receiver before moving back to the defensive backfield, a position he played his first two years with the Rams... again slated to play in the defensive backfield in 2009... started nine of the ten games he appeared in last fall at strong safety...led the defense with six pass deflections...also the top punt returner for the Rams in 2008... started 11 of the 12 games at strong safety as a sophomore... fourth on the 2007 team in total tackles... tied for team lead in interceptions... earned Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week honors once in 2007... also returned punts and kickoffs... stepped right in and contributed in a big way as a freshman... worked his way into the starting lineup in the defensive backfield in 2006, starting the last five games at strong safety... also proved to be the Rams' top kickoff and punt return man as a freshman... tied school record for longest kickoff return... received Patriot League Special Teams Player of the Week honors once in 2006.
2008: Appeared in ten games in the defensive backfield as a junior, starting nine... compiled 32 total tackles, 25 solo, including one sack... also picked off a pass, broke up a team-high six passes and forced a fumble... returned ten punts for 117 yards (11.7 yards/return) and five kickoffs for 73 yards (14.6 yards/return)... made six tackles, five solo, and forced a fumble in the Lafayette game... also had six stops, three solo, broke up two passes and returned two punts for 26 yards at Dayton... finished with four tackles, three solo, in both the Columbia and Lehigh contests... had three solo tackles and returned an interception 15 yards on the third play of the game to set up Fordham's first touchdown in the win over Marist... also returned three kickoffs for 57 yards against Marist... recorded three solo tackles and deflected a pass against Colgate and made three more solo tackles at Holy Cross... also returned a punt 56 yards in the Colgate game.
2007: Appeared in all 12 games as a sophomore, starting eleven at strong safety... fourth on the team with 67 total tackles, including 36 solo stops... tied for team lead with three interceptions... also broke up six passes, second best on the squad... recorded four tackles for a loss of 22 yards and one sack for 13 yards and recovered one fumble... returned 14 kickoffs for 267 yards (19.1 yards/return) and 12 punts for 69 yards (5.8 yards/return) on special teams... made a season-high eleven tackles, six solo, including 1.5 for loss and one sack, in the season-opening win at Rhode Island... also returned an interception for 28 yards at Rhode Island and returned two kickoffs for 49 yards... named Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week following the Rhode Island game... made eleven tackles, five solo, including one for a loss, in the shutout win at Marist... finished with seven stops, three solo, and returned three kickoffs for 54 yards in the NCAA FCS playoff game at Massachusetts... notched six tackles, three solo, at Lafayette... brought back five kickoffs for 80 yards and made five tackles, three solo, versus Bucknell... had five tackles and intercepted a pass in the closing seconds to seal the win over Lehigh... made five stops and had a pass break-up in the Holy Cross game... recorded three tackles and broke up a pair of passes at Georgetown.
2006: Appeared in all eleven games in the defensive backfield as a freshman, starting five... recorded 32 total tackles, 23 solo, including two for loss... also had two interceptions, two pass breakups, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery... led team in both kickoff and punt returns...returned 25 kickoffs for 557 yards (22.3 yards/return) and one touchdown and 12 punts for 122 yards (10.2 yards/return)... returned a kickoff 100 yards for a score in the Holy Cross game, tying the school record for longest kickoff return... named Patriot League Special Teams Player of the Week following the Holy Cross game... also recorded four tackles, two solo, forced a fumble, and intercepted a pass which led to a touchdown versus Holy Cross... made a season-high nine tackles, including five solo and one for loss, while breaking up a pass and forcing a fumble against Colgate... had six stops, five solo, and intercepted a pass which he returned 39 yards to set up a touchdown in the Duquesne game... made six solo tackles in the win over Marist... brought back seven kickoffs for 140 yards at Lehigh.
Before Fordham: A graduate of Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C.... lettered in football, basketball and track... named Honorable Mention All-Met in football...a two-time All-Conference selection... won the Team Outstanding Offense Award...a Red Zone Player of the Year nominee... four-time Red Zone Player of the Week... rushed for 1,048 yards as a senior (6.9 yards/carry)...served as a team captain.
Personal: Born July 23, 1988... son of Sharon Archer and Phillip Allen... has four siblings (Verney, Iniejah, Iliajah and Iriejah)... a Communications major.