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Michael Buchanan
DL #99
Height:
6-6
Weight:
255
Age:
23
College:
Illinois
Hometown:
Homewood, Ill.
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
9
SCK
2.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 9 7 2 2.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 1
2013 NE 15 0 9 7 2 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1

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Biography

Michael Buchanan was drafted by the New England Patriots in the seventh round (226th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Michael Buchanan was drafted by the New England Patriots in the seventh round (226th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2013 (15/0, 2/0)
  • Played in 15 regular-season games and compiled three tackles, two sacks and seven special teams tackles.
  • Appeared as a reserve in both playoff contests.
  • Was a healthy scratch at Miami (12/15).
  • Made his NFL debut in limited action vs. Buffalo (9/8).
  • Recorded his first NFL sack vs. N.Y. Jets (9/12) when he dropped Geno Smith for a 6-yard loss in the second quarter.
  • Registered his second sack of the season at Atlanta (9/29), a 9-yard loss on third down in New England territory that held the Falcons to a field goal.

COLLEGE
  • Played in 2013 Senior Bowl.
  • Second-team All-Big Ten in both 2011 (coaches) and 2012 (coaches and media); honorable mention All-Big Ten in 2012 (media).
  • Played in 46 career games, making 32 starts and posting 161 tackles, 26 tackles for loss and 14 sacks.
  • Helped lead Illinois to back-to-back bowl victories in 2010 (Texas Bowl) and 2011 (Kraft Fight Hunger).
  • Anchored a 2011 Illinois defense that ranked seventh nationally in total defense (286.2 ypg) and third nationally in pass defense (162.3 ypg).


PERSONAL
  • Born Jan. 24, 1991.
  • Son of Michael Buchanan Sr., and Lolita Jordan.
  • Majored in communications.

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