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Buck Buchanan

Junious Buchanan

Position: DT
Height: 6-7    Weight: 270 lbs.

Born: September 10, 1939 in Gainesville, AL
Died: July 16, 1992 in Kansas City, MO
High School: A.H. Parker
College: Grambling St.
Drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1963 AFL Draft.
Drafted by the New York Giants in the 19th round (265th overall) of the 1963 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 93 (197th overall since 1950)
8-time Pro Bowler & 4-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1990, finalist in 1984, 1985, 1988, 1989

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jun 25, 2016 1:25AM
All-Time Rank: #47. Lou Groza… #48. Jim Parker… #49. Frank Gifford… #50. BUCK BUCHANAN… #51. Johnny Unitas… #52. Johnny Robinson… #53. Corey Dillon… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1963 24 KAN LDT 86 14 7
1964* 25 KAN RDT 86 14 9
1965* 26 KAN RDT 86 14 9
1966*+ 27 KAN RDT 86 14 10
1967*+ 28 KAN RDT 86 14 13
1968*+ 29 KAN RDT 86 14 1 11 0 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 14
1969*+ 30 KAN RDT 86 14 16
1970* 31 KAN RDT 86 14 14 8
1971* 32 KAN RDT 86 14 14 1 9 0 9 0 10
1972 33 KAN RDT 86 14 14 7
1973 34 KAN RDT 86 14 14 1 17 0 17 0 9
1974 35 KAN RDT 86 14 9 0 0 2 0 0 5
1975 36 KAN RDT 86 14 12 5
Career 182 77 3 37 0 17 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 122

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1966*+ 27 KAN RDT 2 2 2.0
1968*+ 29 KAN RDT 1 1
1969 ❍ 30 KAN RDT 3 3 1.5
1971* 32 KAN RDT 1 1
Career 7 7 3.5

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1967*+ 28 KAN RDT 86 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Career 182 1 0 0 0 0.0 0

Playoffs Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1971* 32 KAN RDT 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Career 7 7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1968*+ 29 KAN RDT 86 14 1 2
Career 182 1 2

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams