John Combs Buchanan, linebacker/Mason County

6-2/195* Height/weight:

Junior* Year:

Has received interest from Ball State, Purdue and Yale. Notre Dame has discussed having him as a walk-on. He also likes Centre, his father’s alma mater.* College:

The son of Royals coach David Buchanan had 102 tackles in 11 games at inside linebacker. A three-year starter, he has 226 career tackles — 92 shy of tying Jamie Booher’s school record.* Why he’s on the team:

“He’s 100 times better of a football player than I ever dreamed of being, and he’s a better person than he is a football player. That makes me happier than anything.” — David Buchanan * * Coach’s take:

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