Football


Kam Buckner
Kam Buckner
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill

High School:
Morgan Park

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 265

Position:
DL

Experience:
2-2

updated 2/06


2005: Member of UI squad.

2004: 2004: Member of UI squad.

2003: Redshirted.

High School: Ranked one of the top defensive end prospects in the country by Rivals.com and Prep Star Magazine ... Made the Sun-Times Top-100 Chicago Area recruit list ... Was All-Area, All-Region and All-Conference ... Ranked one of the Top 30 football players regardless of position in the state of Illinois by Rivals.com ... Named to the CBS All-Region team as a senior ... Recorded 256 tackles and 26 sacks during his junior and senior seasons ... Added 37 tackles for loss as a senior ... Also recovered two fumbles and forced eight as a senior ... Three-year letterwinner in track ... Led Morgan Park to the City Championship each of his final three years of high school ... High school coach was Lexie Spurlock.

Personal: Full given name is Kambium Elijah Buckner ... Son of Raymond and Yvonne Wynn-Buckner ... Has four sisters ... Majoring in political science ...Cousin is former Pittsburgh Steeler L.C. Greenwood ... Hopes to attend law school and work in politics following graduation ... Hobbies include poetry and music ... Lists Muhammad Ali as his favorite athlete for his unbelievable talent and unstoppable drive ... Past summer jobs include working as an usher at Soldier Field, Wrigley Field, Comiskey Park and the United Center.

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