DeForest Buckner

DeForest Buckner

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Buckner in 2016
No. 99San Francisco 49ers
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1994-03-17) March 17, 1994
Place of birth: Waianae, Hawaii
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight: 300 lb (136 kg)
Career information
High school: Honolulu (HI) Punahou
College: Oregon
NFL Draft: 2016 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 11, 2016
Total tackles: 45
Sacks: 3.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Pass deflections: 0
Player stats at

DeForest Buckner (born March 17, 1994) is an American football defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Oregon.

Early years

Buckner attended Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii.[1][2] He was a four-star recruit by[3] In January 2012, he committed to the University of Oregon to play college football.[4] Buckner also played basketball in high school.[5]

College career

Buckner played in all 13 games as a true freshman in 2012, making two starts. He finished the year with 29 tackles and 1.0 sack.[6] As a sophomore in 2013, Buckner started eight of 13 games, recording 39 tackles and 2.5 sacks.[7] As a junior in 2014, he finished the year with 81 tackles and 4.0 sacks.[8] Buckner returned for his senior season, achieving both career highs in tackles, 83 and sacks, 10.5.[8] Following his senior season, Buckner officially announced to enter the 2016 NFL Draft. He was considered one of top ranked defensive ends to be drafted.[9]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht WtArm lengthHand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 7 in 291 lb34⅜ in11¾ in 5.05 s 1.77 s 2.96 s 4.47 s 7.51 s 32 in 9 ft 8 in
All values from NFL Combine,[10]

Buckner was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the first round (7th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.[11]


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