Data Scout Notes: 2012: 2ndC/HMM...PHendricks/PLombardi/PNagurski/PBednarik...2011: 2ndC/2ndM...2010: NA
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Draft Scout Michael Buchanan News
08/29/14 - DE/OLB Michael Buchanan left the preseason finale with what was announced as an ankle injury. The second-year former seventh-round pick was expected to be a rotational option off the edge to open the season.
10/10/13 - DE Michael Buchanan did not practice on Wednesday, but the absence was not injury related.
04/28/13 - A closer look at the Patriots' picks: Round 7/226 - Michael Buchanan, DE, 6-5, 255, Illinois...After doubling up at wide receiver early in the draft, New England went for a second defensive end with Buchanan to add a boost to the pass rush. Buchanan had 7.5 sacks in 2011 and was the Illini Defensive Player of the Year last fall with 4.5 as a long, athletic edge presence. - The Sports Xchange
03/08/13 - 2013 Illinois Pro Day: Representatives from 27 NFL teams gathered at Illinois’ pro day, where 15 players worked out. Michael Buchanan, DE - Kept his numbers from the combine, but weighed 247 at the pro day. He worked out with his hand in the ground as a defensive end. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com
12/03/12 - 2012 ALL-BIG TEN HONORABLE MENTION (MEDIA): Michael Buchanan, Illinois, has been selected Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (Media selection) for the 2012 college football season. Buchanan, who started all 12 games this season and made 32 career starts over the last three year, led the Fighting Illini in sacks (4.5) and QB hurries (5) and ranked second on the team in tackles for loss (7.0) and passes defended (6), a total that ranks fifth nationally among defensive linemen. - Illinois football