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.

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