News

Print
RSS

Prospect primer: DE Michael Buchanan, Illinois

Posted Apr 7, 2013

Name: Michael Buchanan

Position: DE/OLB

Ht.-Wt.: 6-3, 250

School: Illinois

Key stat: Started 32 games over three seasons, but saw his sack total drop from 7 ½ in 2011 to just 4 ½ in 2012.

Notable: Started his career at safety and became a second-team all-Big Ten pick at defensive end the past two seasons. Will likely be converted to outside linebacker in the NFL.

More from Prospect Primer

 
blog comments powered by Disqus

You May Also Be Interested in...

Recent Videos

  • Prospect Primer: Curtis Samuel, WR, Ohio State

    (1:34) Posted Apr 22, 2017

    For now, Ohio State’s Curtis Samuel is listed as a wide receiver, but he did just as much damage as a running back and returner in college as well. That leaves his NFL future somewhat in doubt, as far as where he fits best, but that’s nothing new to this explosive, hybrid weapon.

  • Prospect Primer: Pat Elflein, C, Ohio State

    (1:47) Posted Apr 21, 2017

    A first-team All-Big Ten selection two years in a row at guard, Pat Elflein was asked to move to center in 2016. How did he do? He not only was named first-team all-conference again, but he was a consensus All-American and the Rimington Trophy winner as the nation’s top center in his first year full-time at the position. So what will he play in the NFL? Guard or center?

  • Prospect Primer: Chris Godwin, WR, Penn State

    (1:34) Posted Apr 21, 2017

    Penn State receiver Chris Godwin has put up some pretty good numbers, with 128 catches for just over 2,000 yards and 16 touchdowns over the last two seasons. But he wants NFL teams to know his game is more than just the numbers.