Junious Buchanan

Defensive Tackle


Junious Buchanan

13 seasons
6 AFL All-Star Games
2 Pro Bowls




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"The only thing I ever tried to do as a football player was be consistent. I never did a lot of spectacular kinds of things. But when we graded out year in and year out, week in and week out, my grades were right there, and that’s what I prided myself on.”

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(Grambling)...6'7'', 270...Junious Buchanan ... NAIA All-American at Grambling ... First player selected in 1963 AFL Draft ... Possessed speed, size, determination, durability ... Missed only one game in 13 years ... Excelled at intimidating passer, batted down 16 passes, 1967 ... Four-time All-AFL, All-AFC in 1970, 1971 ... Led Chiefs defensive efforts in Super Bowl I, IV ... Played in six AFL All-Star games, two AFC-NFC Pro Bowls ... Born September 10, 1940, in Gainesville, Alabama ... Died July 16, 1992, at age of 51.