Adam Archuleta
American football player
Adam Archuleta
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.
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Your Week 6 College Football Announcing Schedule
Awful Announcing - over 4 years
The first Saturday in October brings plenty of juicy matchups all over college football.  Primetime will be particularly stacked with big games.  Will Fox be able to win the night once again behind unbeaten Texas aganst Geno Smith and West Virginia?  As if that wasn't enough, there's also Notre Dame-Miami, Ohio State-Nebraska, and Georgia-South Carolina.  All the games, dates, times, and announcers are below for you to plan your weekend accordingly. FBS: Thursday, October 4 7:30 PM- Arkansas State at Florida International (ESPNU) Joe Davis, Jay Walker 8 PM- East Carolina at Central Florida (CBS Sports) Dave Ryan, Doug Chapman, Evan Washburn 9 PM- USC at Utah (ESPN) Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack, Samantha Steele Friday, October 5 7 PM- Pittsburgh at Syracuse (ESPN) Dave Lamont, Kelly Stouffer, Paul Carcaterra 10:15 PM- Utah State at BYU (ESPN) Carter Blackburn, Rod Gilmore, Shelley Smith (BYUtv Delay) Dave McCann, Blaine Fowler, ...
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Your Week 1 College Football Announcing Schedule
Awful Announcing - over 4 years
College football is now officially back because your opening week college football announcing schedule has arrived!  And the best part about the 2012 season... no Craig James!  Let's pause for a brief happy dance! All righty then.  Craig James is out of the booth this season and so is AA flagbearer Pam Ward.  Don't worry though, the Pammies will always be a part of Awful Announcing (at least until we're overthrown in a bloodless coup... well, hopefully it'll be bloodless). If you're new around these parts, here's how things work.  Every Wednesday or Thursday we'll post the college football announcing schedule for the weekend's games.  Before the Thursday night games (and again Saturday morning) our Pam Ward Chronicles thread will go live.  That's where you'll leave the best, funniest, most inappropriate, and highly dubious announcer quotes in the comments.  You can also tweet us announcer quotes by using the hashtag #PWAA.  On Monday, we'll collect the top ...
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Front-Office Dysfunction Puts Rams in a Fix
NYTimes - over 5 years
Correction Appended The St. Louis Rams , who face the Giants at MetLife Stadium on Monday night, have not had a winning season in eight years. They finished second to last in the N.F.L. in points allowed four times from 2005 through 2009. They posted a 6-42 record from 2007 through 2009, and although last season’s 7-9 finish offered hope that
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IU-Ball State is on ESPN3 - Indianapolis Star (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The game will be carried on ESPN3 with Jim Barbar on play-by-play and Adam Archuleta on color. Basically that means you can watch it on your laptop or home computer screen. Go to www.espn.go.com and look for ESPN3. Your other options are heading for
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Scout team quietly making ASU better - The State Press
Google News - over 5 years
The most celebrated are Adam Archuleta and Levi Jones, both first-round draft picks. “I don't really look at that kind of stuff, I just try to come out and prove that I'm worthy to be on this team,” Jenkins said. “Hopefully I can be one of those guys
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Football opens 2011 season against UC Davis - Arizona State University
Google News - over 5 years
Tom Leander and former Sun Devil linebacker Adam Archuleta will call the action from the booth while Mark McClune handles the sideline duties. SUN DEVILS VS. AGGIES: Arizona State and UC Davis have not met on a football field in over 70 years
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Blame Williams circus on Angelo - Chicago Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
It's reminiscent of when Lovie Smith had to have Redskins castoff Adam Archuleta (a Smith favorite from his days in St. Louis) in 2007. Archuleta started only 10 games that season, intercepting one pass and forcing and recovering a fumble
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Bears 53 Man Roster - Preseason Week Two - Windy City Gridiron
Google News - over 5 years
2 spots left. DB - I gotta admit, Josh Moore does little for me, but I think the year two of the Lovie system does help him stick this year. And Steltz (sigh) will be needed for depth at least until Conte proves he's the next Adam Archuleta (you know,
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Scouting the Prospects for the 2011 Supplemental Draft - NFL Soup
Google News - over 5 years
He's a similar prospect to Adam Archuleta and Roy Williams, only less athletic than the two. Both of those players were/are journeyman in the NFL, and have likely hurt their respective teams more than help. Look for Wilson to get an opportunity to make
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Washington Redskins: 5 Reasons the 'Skins Will Be Better in 2011 - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 5 years
The days of going after guys like Dana Stubblefield, Adam Archuleta, Albert Haynesworth, Jeff George, Deion Sanders, Jeremiah Trotter, Jesse Armstead and Laveranues Coles appeared to be long-gone this offseason. Let me let my fingers catch their breath
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Fidelity Investments and the National Football Foundation Announce New Sponsorship - SportsPageMagazine.com
Google News - over 5 years
Former football players Adam Archuleta and Marvel Smith have been chosen to the Arizona State University Athletics Hall of Fame. . . . Old Dominion has sold out its season ticket allocations for the third consecutive season
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Sun Devils to induct 10 into Hall of Fame - Arizona Daily Star (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The list features Adam Archuleta (Football), Mike Benjamin (Baseball), Lucy Casarez (Softball), Kurt Nimphius (Men's Basketball), Grace Park (Women's Golf), Townsend Saunders (Wrestling), Marvel Smith (Football), Stacey Tullock (Soccer),
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NFL Free Agency Is Showing the Redskins Are a Real Organization Again - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 5 years
But I'll bet this free agent class will look much more like the Class of '04 (Shawn Springs, Marcus Washington, Cornelius Griffin) than the Class of '06 (Adam Archuleta, Andre Carter, Antwaan Randle El). Plus, these reasonable salaries means there
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AP Source: Redskins ship Haynesworth to Patriots - The Associated Press
Google News - over 5 years
But he'll be chronicled as just that — the biggest free agency mistake in Dan Snyder's 12 years as Redskins owner, quite an achievement considering the money Snyder overspent on underachievers such as Deion Sanders and Adam Archuleta
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There's finally a safety in St. Louis - Gear Up For Sports (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Quintin Mikell is 31, so he's no long-term solution for the safety position, but he seems to be getting better with age, unlike former Rams safeties Adam Archuleta and…guuuuuhhhhh…Corey Chavous. Rumor has it if you go in front of a dark mirror at
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Redskins offseason to do list is long and distinguished - Washington Post (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The Albert Haynesworth, Adam Archuleta, Jeff George and Deion Sanders type of decisions. There will be a lot of free agents available in the next week and the Redskins need to avoid the oldest and most expensive ones. The prime example would be DL Kris
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Redskins need to be up to speed for sign - FOXSports.com
Google News - over 5 years
Actually, that might not be such a negative development, given Snyder's track record with Haynesworth, Adam Archuleta, Deion Sanders and the rest. Maybe the new CBA will, to a certain extent, save the Redskins from themselves, make them outsmart and
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Jayson Werth Is Hitting .333, Just Not Around Here - Washington City Paper (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Mike Rizzo and the Lerners gifted Werth with the Adam Archuleta Package: A deal nobody could live up to. And, boy, is he ever not living up to it: Werth's batting .215 at the All-Star Break, and his grounding into a game-ending double-play with the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Adam Archuleta
    THIRTIES
  • 2013
    Age 35
    He also joined the NFL on CBS in 2013 as a game analyst alongside Andrew Catalon replacing Randy Cross.
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  • 2012
    Age 34
    Archuleta joined the new Pac-12 Network in 2012 as a game analyst for college football telecasts.
    More Details Hide Details After one season Archuleta joined CBS Sports Network as an analyst for Conference USA and Mountain West Conference games.
  • 2011
    Age 33
    He was a local and national sports commentator for ESPN and Fox, and was inducted into ASU's Sports Hall of Fame in 2011.
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  • 2010
    Age 32
    Archuleta is well known for training with Jay Schroeder, founder of EVO Ultrafit; As featured on ESPN, in six years of training with EVO Ultrafit, Archuleta transformed into an elite athlete. He married Playboy Playmate Jennifer Walcott in 2010; they had their first child, a son, on April 10, 2008.
    More Details Hide Details The family was featured on an episode of Football Wives on E! True Hollywood Story in 2009. Archuleta is often nicknamed Arch Deluxe, after the discontinued McDonald's hamburger. He was also featured in Moves magazine, alongside wife Jennifer Walcott Archuleta.
  • 2009
    Age 31
    Although Archuleta was selected in the UFL Premiere Season Draft by the Las Vegas Locomotives in 2009, he never signed or played with the team.
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  • 2008
    Age 30
    On August 11, 2008, the Oakland Raiders signed Archuleta with the intention of moving him to linebacker.
    More Details Hide Details He was released on August 30 in final roster cuts, to comply with the 53-man roster requirement.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2007
    Age 29
    Archuleta was reunited with Lovie Smith, but never lived up to the expectations the team had for him during the 2007 season.
    More Details Hide Details Archuleta played 15 games with only ten starts and he intercepted a pass, forced a fumble and recovered a fumble. He knocked down three passes and had 61 tackles, numbers that were below his career averages. The Bears released him on May 6, 2008. In his season with the Bears, Archuleta was paid $5.1 million of his contract, which the Bears picked up from the Redskins.
    On March 20, 2007, the Redskins traded Archuleta to the Chicago Bears for their sixth round selection in the upcoming 2007 NFL Draft.
    More Details Hide Details The Bears agreed to pay him $8.1 million over three years.
  • 2006
    Age 28
    On December 28, 2006, Archuleta expressed his displeasure with the way the Redskins were using him, and the lack of communication from the coaching staff, under head coach Joe Gibbs.
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    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.
    More Details Hide Details He appeared in all 16 regular season contests for third time in his career, registering a sack for sixth consecutive season, the longest active streak for an NFL safety. However, after struggles in the deep passing game for the Redskins, Archuleta was replaced at the strong safety position with Troy Vincent, and played only on special teams the last half of the season.
  • 2005
    Age 27
    After the 2005 season ended, he was one of the most sought after free agent safeties.
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    In 2005 Archuleta appeared in and started 14 games and collected 93 tackles (66 solo), 3.5 sacks, five pass deflections and one interception.
    More Details Hide Details In Week 3 against the Tennessee Titans, he intercepted a pass and returned it 85 yards for a touchdown. He also recorded six tackles, all solo, in that game. A month later, in Week 7 vs. New Orleans Saints, he recorded two sacks, seven tackles (six solo) and logged a fumble recovery.
  • 2004
    Age 26
    In 2004 Archuleta played in all 16 regular season games, starting 14, and started both playoff games despite being hampered by a back injury.
    More Details Hide Details He had his third consecutive 100-plus tackle season, collecting 123 tackles (73 solo) and had two sacks, five tackles for loss, three passes defensed, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, and nine special teams tackles. He earned Co-“Horse Trailer Player of the Game” honors (along with Torry Holt) for his performance on Monday Night Football vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10/18, as he collected six tackles (three solo) and forced Bucs’ RB Michael Pittman to fumble, recovering the fumble, and returned it 93 yards for a touchdown. Had 10 tackles (six solo), and earned NFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors with two solo special teams tackles vs. Seattle Seahawks November 14, 2004.
  • 2003
    Age 25
    He was also named NFC Defensive Player of the Month for November, 2003.
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    His Five sacks led all NFL defensive backs in 2003, was the most sacks by an NFL defensive back since 2000.
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    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.
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  • 2002
    Age 24
    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.
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  • 2001
    Age 23
    In 2001 Archuleta was named to All-rookie teams by The Football News and Pro Football Weekly after playing in 13 games and starting 12 at strong safety.
    More Details Hide Details He Finished sixth on the Rams with 81 tackles (43 solo) and tied for second with seven tackles for loss while notching two sacks, five passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
    The St. Louis Rams drafted Archuleta as the 20th overall selection in the 2001 NFL Draft.
    More Details Hide Details He spent his first five years in St. Louis, where he excelled in Lovie Smith's Cover 2 base defense. He signed a five-year $7 million contract with the Rams, with a signing bonus of $3 million.
    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.
    More Details Hide Details 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. Born in Rock Springs, Wyoming, Archuleta attended Chandler High School in Chandler, Arizona, a suburb southeast of Phoenix. He was a letterman in football in which he was a two-time first team All-Central Region honoree and a two-time All-State Honorable Mention honoree. Jerry Loper was his high school head football coach.
  • 2000
    Age 22
    As a senior in 2000, he was named the Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year and was a First-team All-Pac-10 Conference selection as a linebacker.
    More Details Hide Details He also was one of three finalists for the Butkus Award, awarded annually to the top linebacker in college football. As a senior, he started at weakside, outside linebacker and led ASU with career-high 127 tackles (93 solos), and had four sacks and 15 stops for losses. He was a First-team All-America selection by The Sports Xchange, and earned Second-team All-America from the Walter Camp Foundation. Archuleta ranks fourth in school history with 54 stops behind line of scrimmage. He recorded 330 tackles (202 solos) with 14 quarterback sacks, six fumble recoveries and five forced fumbles during four-year career. Squatted 633 lbs as well as bench pressed 531 lbs
  • 1999
    Age 21
    As a junior in 1999, he was named to First-team All-Pac-10 Conference and named team most valuable player.
    More Details Hide Details He started the final eleven games at weakside outside linebacker and led team with 111 tackles (59 solos) had five sacks and 21 stops for losses.
  • 1998
    Age 20
    He moved into the starting lineup as a sophomore at weakside linebacker, playing in every game in 1998 and finished with 75 tackles (39 solos), five sacks and 18 stops for losses.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1997
    Age 19
    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.
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  • 1996
    Age 18
    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.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1977
    Born
    Born on November 27, 1977.
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