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Ed Buchanan
Date of birth: (1934-07-16)July 16, 1934
Place of birth: San Diego California
Date of death: August 31, 1991(1991-08-31) (aged 57)
Place of death: San Diego California
Career information
CFL status: Import
Position(s): RB
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
College: San Diego Junior College
High school: Kearny
Organizations
 As player:
1961-1962
1963-1967
1969-1970
Calgary Stampeders
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1964
CFL West All-Star: 1964

Ed Buchanan (July 16, 1934 - August 31, 1991) was a professional Canadian football running back who played nine seasons in the Canadian Football League for three different teams. He was a CFL All-Star in 1964 when he set a CFL record with 2,071 yards from scrimmage. He was part of the Saskatchewan Roughriders 1966 Grey Cup winning team.[1] He graduated from Kearny High School in San Diego, California. He died of Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS) in San Diego on August 31, 1991, at age 51.

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