Dave Buchanan (Canadian football)

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Dave Buchanan
Born: (1948-04-23) April 23, 1948 (age 70)
Pasadena, California
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status International
Position(s) RB
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg)
College Arizona State
High school John Muir
(Pasadena, California)
Career history
As player
19711972 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1974 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1972
CFL East All-Star 1972
Honors 1972 - Grey Cup champion

Dave Buchanan (born April 23, 1948) is a former all-star and Grey Cup champion running back in the Canadian Football League.[1]

An all-star with the Arizona State Sun Devils, Buchanan signed with the Cincinnati Bengals in 1971. Instead of staying with their taxi squad, he opted to play in Canada with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, rushing for 213 yards that season. 1972 was a career year, as he rushed for 1163 yards, caught 25 passes for 275 yards, and scored 7 TDs.[2] He was chosen as a CFL all-star.[3] He topped the season with a victory in the Grey Cup game. Buchanan finished his career with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1974.[4]

Most recently he was assistant head coach and in charge of the running backs for La Salle High School in Pasadena.[5]