13 - Brandon Buchanan
|High School:||Thomas Jefferson|
At Brown: Returns to the Bears as one of the fastest players in the Ivy League as a wide receiver and kickoff return specialist...Caught a 47-yard touchdown pass during the Spring Game...Was a First Team All-Ivy selection in the 60 meters for the Brown track team...Junior: Caught 8 passes for 99 yards on the year...Also rushed for 98 yards on 5 attempts, good for an average of 19.6 yards...Third in the Ivy League with an average of 23.8 yards per kickoff...Had a 38 yard kickoff return against Yale...Caught 3 passes for 33 yards against Penn...Blocked 2 punts on special teams...Sophomore: Led the team with 24.9 yards per catch... Third on the team with 722 all-purpose yards, 73.2 per game... A special teams star with a 24.4 average kickoff return, which placed him fourth in the league... Collected 16 tackles on the season with almost all coming on special teams...Had an electrifying 97 yard kickoff return for a touchdown against Fordham, which was the longest of the year in the Ivy League, sixth longest in Brown history...Was then named to the Ivy League Honor Roll for the week...Showed his tremendous versatility in a win over Yale with one rushing touchdown, 4 tackles and a 61 yard kickoff return... Hauled in a career-long 65 yard reception in a win over Dartmouth... Freshman: Caught five passes for 36 yards on the season... Made three catches for 20 yards in the victory over Princeton... Secondary School Background: A graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School, where he lettered in football, basketball, indoor and outdoor track...Named to the 1998 Virginia All-State football team...Caught 111 passes for 2,287 yards and a school record 28 touchdowns for his high school career...Named a 1999 Nike All-American in track and field...Member of National Honor Society and Japanese Honor Society...Personal: Brandon Jamil-Norman Buchanan, born March 3, 1981... Son of Norman and Jennifer Buchanan...Has a sister, Mykaella...Concentrating in Economics and International Relations.