Adam Archuleta

Football Player
Born Nov 27, 1977

Adam Jason Archuleta is a former professional football player, a safety in the National Football League for seven seasons. He played college football at Arizona State, and was selected in the first round of the 2001 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams with the 20th overall pick. After five seasons with the Rams, Archuleta played a season each for the Washington Redskins and Chicago Bears, and was in camp with the Oakland Raiders in 2008.… Read More

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1977 Birth Born on November 27, 1977.


1996 18 Years Old Archuleta played college football at nearby Arizona State University, where he started three years as a linebacker. Initially without a scholarship, he redshirted as a true freshman in 1996 after making the team as a walk-on.
1997 19 Years Old Archuleta played in every game during his redshirt freshman season in 1997 as a reserve inside linebacker, recording 17 tackles (11 solos) while appearing mostly on special teams.


1998 - 2000 3 More Events
…  He played college football at Arizona State, and was selected in the first round of the 2001 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams with the 20th overall pick. … Read More
2002 24 Years Old In 2002 he started all 16 contests, 15 at strong safety, one at weakside linebacker and he led team with 149 tackles (101 solo) with 2.5 sacks, one interception, four passes defensed, three QB pressures, one fumble recovery, three tackles for loss, and eight special teams tackles.
In 2003 he started 13 games at strong safety and had his second consecutive 100-plus tackle season, collecting 101 stops (77 solo) and had five sacks, five tackles for loss, one interception, eight passes defensed, nine QB pressures, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery.
2004 26 Years Old In 2004 Archuleta played in all 16 regular season games, starting 14, and started both playoff games despite being hampered by a back injury. … Read More
2005 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005 Archuleta appeared in and started 14 games and collected 93 tackles (66 solo), 3.5 sacks, five pass deflections and one interception. … Read More
2006 28 Years Old 1 More Event
The Redskins made him the highest paid safety, up to that point, in NFL history by signing Archuleta to a six-year, $30 million contract (with approximately $10 million guaranteed) on March 14, 2006 Archuleta started at strong safety for 7 of 16 games played with the Redskins, registering 50 tackles and one sack to go along with career-high 17 special teams tackles. … Read More
2007 29 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 20, 2007, the Redskins traded Archuleta to the Chicago Bears for their sixth round selection in the upcoming 2007 NFL Draft. … Read More


2008 - 2010 3 More Events
2011 33 Years Old He was a local and national sports commentator for ESPN and Fox, and was inducted into ASU's Sports Hall of Fame in 2011.
2012 34 Years Old Archuleta joined the new Pac-12 Network in 2012 as a game analyst for college football telecasts. … Read More
2013 35 Years Old He also joined the NFL on CBS in 2013 as a game analyst alongside Andrew Catalon replacing Randy Cross.
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