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Michael Lamont "Mike" Archie (born October 14, 1972, Sharon, Pennsylvania, United States) is a former professional American football player who played running back in the NFL and XFL.

Mike Archie
Born: (1972-10-14) October 14, 1972 (age 46)
Sharon, Pennsylvania
Career information
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight204 lb (93 kg)
CollegePenn State
NFL draft1996 / Round: 7
Career history
As player
1996–2000Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans
2001New York/New Jersey Hitmen
Career stats
Rushing attempts6
Rushing yards24
Rushing Touchdowns1


Professional footballEdit

Archie was the 7th round draft pick (#218 overall) of the Houston Oilers in 1996. He played for the Oilers/Tennessee Titans for 3 seasons. He spent the 1999 season on injured reserve and negotiated an injury settlement and release from the Titans in 2000. He played with the New York/New Jersey Hitmen of the newly formed XFL for their only season in 2001.


As a tailback at Penn State, Archie rushed for 1,830 yards and 14 touchdowns. His 77 receptions for eight touchdowns is a school record for running backs. He was a key contributor in Penn State's 1993 Citrus Bowl and 1994 Rose Bowl victory, the latter of which capped an undefeated season for the Nittany Lions.

He earned his Bachelor of Science in Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Management from the university in 1996.


Archie lives in Brentwood, Tennessee with his wife, Crystal, and their 7 children. Mike and Crystal are representatives for Rodan and Fields today and are active in the community [1][2]