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Willie Buchanon

Willie James Buchanon

Position: DB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 190 lbs.

Born: November 4, 1950 in Oceanside, CA
High School: Oceanside
College: San Diego St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 1st round (7th overall) of the 1972 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 59 (981st overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated May 5, 2016 11:25AM
All-Time Rank: #1591. Tommy Mason… #1592. Kimo von Oelhoffen… #1593. Carl Brettschneider… #1594. WILLIE BUCHANON… #1595. Will Sherman… #1596. Tommy James… #1597. Bruce Smith… 

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
1972 22 GNB LCB 28 14 14 4 62 0 26 0 0 0 3 0 0 8
1973 23 GNB lcb 28 6 6 0 0 1 0 0 4
1974* 24 GNB LCB 28 14 14 4 10 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 11
1975 25 GNB db 28 2 2 0 0 1 9 0 1
1976 26 GNB LCB 28 14 14 2 28 0 22 0 6
1977 27 GNB LCB 28 14 14 2 41 1 29 0 0 1 1 0 0 6
1978*+ 28 GNB LCB 28 16 16 9 93 1 77 0 0 0 1 0 0 14
1979 29 SDG LCB 28 16 16 0 0 1 24 0 7
1980 30 SDG LCB 28 16 16 2 13 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 8
1981 31 SDG LCB 28 16 16 5 31 0 18 0 0 0 4 0 0 5
1982 32 SDG db 28 9 1 1
Career 137 129 28 278 2 77 0 0 1 15 33 0 71
7 yrs GNB 80 80 21 234 2 77 0 0 1 8 9 0 50
4 yrs SDG 57 49 7 44 0 18 0 0 0 7 24 0 21

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
1972 22 GNB LCB 1 1
1979 29 SDG LCB 1 1
1980 30 SDG LCB 2 2
1981 31 SDG LCB 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 0
1982 32 SDG DB 1 0
Career 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 0
4 yrs SDG 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 0
1 yr GNB 1 1

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
1972 22 GNB LCB 28 14 14 1 1 6
1977 27 GNB LCB 28 14 14 1 1 6
1978*+ 28 GNB LCB 28 16 16 1 1 6
Career 137 129 2 1 3 18
7 yrs GNB 80 80 2 1 3 18
4 yrs SDG 57 49 0

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams