Ramon Buchanan, OLB

School: Miami (Fla.)  |  Conference: ACC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Melbourne, FL
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 215 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
2012 Season
Played and started in two games, recording 10 tackles (six solo) ... Suffered second season-ending knee injury in two seasons ...Injured in season's second game at Kansas State ... Earned letter.
2011 Season
Played and started in four games on the season ... Had his year cut short after sustaining a right knee injury against Bethune-Cookman ... Was on pace for a career high in tackles before getting hurt ... Finished the season with 18 total tackles (11 solo, seven assists) ... Recorded eight tackles and two tackles for loss against Maryland ... Registered five tackles against then-No. 17 Ohio State.
2010 Season
Started 10 of 13 games ... Fifth on the team in tackles (54) ... Recorded eight tackles for loss ... Recorded a career-high seven tackles against Florida State ... Also recorded six tackles against Florida A&M, Clemson, Virginia, Georgia Tech, and Virginia Tech. Earned a letter.
2009 Season
Had 28 total tackles (20 solo, eight assists) ... Saw increased action at the outside linebacker position when Sean Spence missed time with an injury in late October, early November ... After recording just seven tackles in UM's first six games, tallied 19 over the last six contests ... Tallied a career-high six total tackles and had a quarterback hurry and a pass break-up in his only start of the season at North Carolina ... Also recorded five tackles versus Florida A&M and at USF in the regular season finale ... Averaged 4.6 tackles per contest over UM's last three road games (at Wake Forest, at UNC, at USF) ... Had 3.5 tackles for a loss and two pass break-ups on the year. Earned a letter.
2008 Season
Played in nine games, mostly on special teams, but saw some action at safety against Duke ... Had six tackles in nine games ... Started out as a defensive back before making switch to linebacker towards the end of the season. Earned a letter.
High School
As a senior in 2007, he made more than 100 tackles with three interceptions this season while playing linebacker and safety ... As a junior in 2006, surpassed 100 tackles and 10 sacks ... Coached by Dan Burke ... Ranked the No. 2 safety in the country, as well as No. 10 in Florida and No. 61 over all by Rivals.com ... Rated No. 64 in the country by Scout.com ... Ranked the No. 3 outside linebacker by ESPN.
Injury Report
2011: Suffered a season-ending knee inury in the fourth game and was ultimately granted a medical redshirt.
Latest News
03/07/2013 - Scouting personnel for 30 NFL teams and two CFL teams ascended upon the University of Miami's Hecht Athletic Center for UM's Pro Timing Day held Thursday. Seventeen athletes participated in drills, including 12 Miami Hurricanes seniors. UM Pro Day began at noon, shortly after the Miami Hurricanes concluded their fourth spring practice and final session prior to Spring Break. Hurricanes players also entertained the NFL scouts while shooting a Harlem Shake video that is expected to drop soon. Before workouts began, participants underwent physical testing in the weight room for height, weight, vertical jump, broad jump and 225-pound rep test.

The second portion of UM's Pro Day featured the 40-yard dash, 20- and 60-yard shuttle runs, L drills and position drills. Both RB Mike James and DB Brandon McGee took their official NFL Combine 40 times. Thursday's best 40 time came from WR Kendal Thompkins, who was officially clocked at 4.37. Buchanan recorded a 4.55 and DB Andrew Swasey came in at 4.66. - Miami football

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