Football


Lendell Buckner
Lendell Buckner
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Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Leo

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 330

Position:
DL

Birthdate:
02/25/1991

Experience:
4-4

2009: Redshirted the 2009 season.

High School: A four-star recruit by Rivals.com ... A four-star recruit by Scout.com ... Recorded 117 tackles and 13 sacks as a senior ... PrepStar All-American ... Named the No. 17 defensive tackle nationally by ESPNU ... Earned Chicago Tribune All-State honorable mention accolades ... Earned IHSA All-State honorable mention honors ... Two-time All-Catholic League performer ... Rated the No. 16 defensive tackle nationally by Scout.com ... Ranked No. 21 nationally at defensive tackle by Tom Lemming ... Named to Tom Lemming All-Area team ... Rated the No. 28 defensive tackle nationally by Rivals.com ... Ranked as the No. 36 prospect in the Midwest by SuperPrep ... Listed as the No. 8 prospect in the state of Illinois by Rivals.com ... High school coach was former Illinos letterwinner Mike Holmes ... Chose Illinois over Michigan State, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

Personal: Goes by "Buck" ... Son of Linda Buckner ... Born Feb. 25, 1991 ... Plans to study communications ... High school teammate of fellow Illini signee, Leon Hill ... Brother, Henry, is a freshman at the U of I.


Buckner's Statistics:

Season Totals Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
Year no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
2009 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Season Totals Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
Year solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
2009 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


(updated 5/17/10)

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