Frank Buncom
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1939-11-02)November 2, 1939
Place of birth: Shreveport, Louisiana
Date of death: September 14, 1969(1969-09-14) (aged 29)
Place of death: Cincinnati, Ohio
Career information
College: Southern California
AFL Draft: 1962 / Round: 6 / Pick: 48
Debuted in 1962 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1968 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Games played-started     96-42
Interceptions     5
Fumble recoveries     2
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Frank James Buncom, Jr. (November 2, 1939–September 14, 1969) was an American football linebacker in the American Football League (AFL).

High school careerEdit

Buncom prepped at Dorsey High School in Los Angeles.

College careerEdit

Buncom played college football in the University of Southern California.

Professional careerEdit

Buncom played for seven seasons in the AFL with the San Diego Chargers (1962-1967) and the Cincinnati Bengals (1968). He was a three time AFL All-Star, in 1964, 1965, and 1967. He is a member of the Chargers Hall of Fame. He died in 1969 in his sleep the night before the Bengals' opening game.[1]

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