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Michael Buchanan - NFL Draft Profile

TeamNew England (CHI)
Round7
Selection20 (226 overall)
PositionDL
SchoolIllinois
YearSR
Born1/24/1991
Height6-6
Weight250
High SchoolHomewood-Flossmoor (Homewood, Illinois)
Second-Team All-Big Ten selection 2011 and 2012...Started 32-of-46 career games...Totaled 161 tackles, 26 TLF and 14 sacks during career...During senior season led Illinois in sacks (4.5) to go with 57 tackles and 7.0 TFL...Career-highs in tackles, (64), sacks (7.5) and TFL (13.5) during 2011 campaign...2013 Senior Bowl invitee...2013 NFL Combine participant...posted third-best time in three-cone drill (6.91)...Good length for position...Fluid athlete that chases ball carriers down...Needs to bulk up to be effective at professional level.


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