American Football Database
Dave Buchanan
Personal information
Date of birth: (1948-04-23) April 23, 1948 (age 73)
Place of birth: Pasadena, California
Career information
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Retired
Career highlights and awards
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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]


  1. "FANBASE entry: Dave Buchanan".
  2. CFLAPEDIA entry: Dave Buchanan
  3. 2011 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Media Guide
  4. Winnipeg Blue Bombers Alumni all-time roster Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Webarchive/data' not found.
  5. Peterson Named New Football Head Coach