The Dri Archer Campaign

I’m not sure how this slipped by me, but Kent State is doing a nifty Heisman campaign on behalf of running back Dri Archer.

It’s a comic strip drawn by Chuck Ayers, a Kent State alum known for illustrating the “Funky Winkerbean” and “Crankshaft” cartoons.

Definitely one of the more creative campaigns to come around in a while.


Note: I’ve added Dri Archer’s Heisman web site to our list of candidate sites.

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  1. Thursday Night Heisman Recap | Heisman Pundit - August 30, 2013

    […] – Kent State’s Dri Archer injured his ankle early against Liberty and was forced to leave the game after rushing for just 10 yards on three carries. Just goes to show you how hard it is to win a Heisman, much less challenge for one. Besides the pressure to perform week in and week out, you must stay healthy. Archer will bounce back, no doubt, but this was an inauspicious opener for the comic book hero. […]