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Michael Buchanan (American football)

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Height  1.98 m
Tackles:  11
Weight  116 kg
Sacks:  2.0
Date joined  2013
Name  Michael Buchanan

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Date of birth:  (1991-01-24) January 24, 1991 (age 24)
High school:  Homewood-Flossmoor (IL)
NFL draft:  2013 / Round: 7 / Pick: 226
Role  American football defensive end
College  Illinois Fighting Illini football
Number  99 (New England Patriots / Defensive lineman, Defensive lineman), 51 (Buffalo Bills / Defensive end)
Position  Defensive lineman, Defensive end

Place of birth:  Chicago, Illinois

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Michael Anthony Buchanan, Jr. (born January 24, 1991) is a defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at Illinois.


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Early years

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He attended Homewood-Flossmoor High School. He was selected to the Champaign News-Gazette All-State team. He was a four-star recruit according to He also was ranked as the 14th defensive end prospect nationally by He was ranked as the 59th overall prospect in the Midwest by SuperPrep. He also was ranked as a top-100 defensive end overall prospect by ESPNU. He chose Illinois over Purdue and Vanderbilt.

College career

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He was selected to the Second-team All-Big Ten in 2011 and 2012 seasons. In his senior season, He was selected to the Illinois Fighting Illini's Outstanding Defensive Player and Defensive Lineman at annual postseason banquet.

New England Patriots

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Buchanan was drafted in the 7th round (226th overall) by the New England Patriots of the NFL. During the two years with the Patriots, Buchanan played in 18 games recording 9 tackles, five quarterback hits, and 2 sacks. On October 6, 2014, Buchanan was placed on Injured reserve for the rest of the 2014 season including the Patriots win over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX.

Buffalo Bills

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On June 2, 2015, the NFL's Buffalo Bills announced the signing of defensive end/linebacker Michael Buchanan. On August 31, 2015, he was released by the Bills.

BC Lions

On October 13, 2015, Buchanan was signed to the practice roster of the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL). On November 10, 2015, he was released by the Lions.

Toronto Argonauts

On July 17, 2016, Buchanan was signed as a free agent by the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL.

Personal life

He is the son of Michael Buchanan Sr., and Lolita Jordan.


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