Kayle Buchanan Athlete Profile

#34 Kayle Buchanan

Kayle Buchanan
Position: Cornerback Height: 6-1 Weight: 201 Roster Years: 2004-2007 Hometown: San Jose, CA Last School: Santa Clara High School

Personal

Parents are Kevin and Michelle Buchanan ... served a Church mission to Omaha, Nebraska ... recruited by Montana State, San Jose State, UC Davis and Nevada.

Before BYU

Earned All-Peninsula honors at Santa Clara HS ... named team offensive MVP ... an All-Central Coast selection ... named MVP of football, soccer and baseball teams.

Stats

Year  GP  UT  AT  TT  TFL/Yds  Sacks/Yds  Int/Yds  PBU 
2004 11 5 3 8 0/0 0/0 0/0 0
2005 7 18 8 26 .5/1 0/0 1/0 4
2006 8 3 2 5 0/0 0/0 0/0 0
Total 26 26 13 39 .5/1 0/0 1/0 4



2004 | Freshman Year

Earned letterman honors as a freshman ... saw action in all 11 games ... credited with eight tackles on the season, including five solo takedowns ... recorded a season-high three tackles against Boise State ... had two solo takedowns against top-ranked USC.

2005 | Sophomore Year

Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... saw action in seven out of 12 games during the season ... started five games ... missed the first-five games of the season with a hamstring injury ... had a season-high eight tackles against Notre Dame ... had five tackles in the Las Vegas Bowl, including three solo takedowns ... had one interception against UNLV ... recorded 18 solo tackles and eight assisted tackles ... participated in spring drills ... had two tackles in the annual Blue-White game.

2006 | Junior Year

Earned lettermen honors as a junior ... saw action in 11 of the Cougars' 13 games during an injury plagued season ... credited with five tackles, including three solo takedowns ... totaled a season-high three tackles in the Cougars' 33-31 victory over Utah ... a significant contributor on a defensive unit that gave up only 14.7 points per game, ranking 10th nationally ... part of a defense that ranked fourth nationally in turnover margin with +14 turnover margin (+1.08 pg).