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Troy Archer

Troy Archer (Football.  Born, Glendale, CA, Jan. 16, 1955; died, North Bergen, NJ, June 22, 1979.)  A defensive tackle from Colorado, James Troy Archer was the Giants’ first-round choice in the 1976 N.F.L. draft.  Archer became a starter in the second half of his rookie season and had 70 tackles.  He was voted the Giants’ […]

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