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MICHAEL BUCHANAN RUMORS

Why Michael Buchanan can be this year's Alfonzo Dennard

For the second straight year, the New England Patriots may have potential gem in the seventh round in Illinois defensive lineman Michael Buchanan. Last season, it’s was cornerback Alfonzo Dennard, who made the made the Patriots squad and contributed in a valuable way in 2012. Buchanan, who was suppose to be a potential third to fourth rounder pick this past April, slipped in the...
Via CLNS Radio
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Sun Devils boast multiple ties to Illinois

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Shortly after Ron West took his current job as co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Arizona State, he received a text from a former pupil, Illinois senior linebacker Michael Buchanan. "He texted me and congratulated me, but he said 'I'm sorry, coach, but I've got to come to the desert and whoop you on September 8th,'" West recalls...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Buchanan On Change of Pace

Illinois defensive end Michael Buchanan knows that this season will be special. Check out what he had to say about the change of pace in Illinois football with coach Tim Beckman and more in this exclusive interview.
Via collegefootball.scout.com
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Illinois Illini Buchanan Broken Jaw Wired Shut

Illinois’ 2011 second All-B1G Defensive End, Michael Buchanan, broke his jaw in a fight this weekend. Illinois sports information director Kent Brown said Wednesday that Buchanan’s jaw is wired shut after a fight Saturday night somewhere in the Champaign area. Brown said the university was still trying to determine exactly what happened. “It was just a mishap,” Illinois...
Via College Football Section
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL Draft and College Football Links: June 14

Illinois defensive end Michael Buchanan was left with a broken jaw after a fight. Sammy Watkins will likely miss time as a result of his off season drug arrest, says Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney.The three Texas football players that were arrested after an incident at a local pizza parlor won't be suspended. Nick Saban may be at it again, as five star running back Derrick...
Via Optimum Scouting
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss
JAW JACKING

Illinois LB's jaw broken in fight

Illinois linebacker Michael Buchanan reportedly had his jaw broken in a fight last weekend and has to have it wired shut.

Via Throw The Flag
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Illini DE Buchanan breaks jaw in fight

An Illinois spokesman says defensive end Michael Buchanan broke his jaw in a weekend fight. Illinois sports information director Kent Brown said Wednesday that Buchanan's jaw is wired shut after a fight Saturday night somewhere in the Champaign area. Brown said the university was still trying to determine exactly what happened. Brown said coach Tim Beckman hopes Buchanan will...
Via AP on Fox
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Illinois linebacker Buchanan breaks jaw in fight

An Illinois spokesman says defensive end Michael Buchanan broke his jaw in a weekend fight. Illinois sports information director Kent Brown said Wednesday that Buchanan's jaw is wired shut after a fight Saturday night somewhere in the Champaign area. Brown said the university was still trying to determine exactly what happened. Brown said coach Tim Beckman hopes Buchanan will...
Via AP on Fox
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Florida DE Alvonte Bell Talks Illini Offer

The Fighting Illini football team has enjoyed success with its defensive line in recent years, and that has been proven by popularity in the NFL draft. Whitney Mercilus was named the top defensive end in the country after the 2011 season, and upcoming senior Michael Buchanan has similar potential. Floridian Alvonte Bell has an Illini offer as a possible replacement.
Via illinois.scout.com
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Buchanan Has Good Year, Focuses on 2012

The Fighting Illini football team utilized the skills of two quality defensive ends to become one of the best defenses in the country. Whitney Mercilus became a consensus All-American, and Michael Buchanan has similar potential for next season. Buchanan feels the Illini are ready for a supreme effort against UCLA.
Via illinois.scout.com
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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