Grambling in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Junious "Buck" Buchanan
Fotball Hall of Famer
Junious "Buck" Buchanan played both offense and defense at Grambling. In 1963, Buchanan was the first player chosen in the first AFL draft by the Dallas Texans which later became the Kansas City Chiefs. A dominant lineman in his day, for eight straight seasons (1965-72) he was chosen either an AFL All-Star or for the NFL Pro Bowl game. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1990. He was one of the greatest defensive linemen to play professional football.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
Location. 32° 32.277′ N, 92° 42.83′ W. Marker is in Grambling, Louisiana, in Lincoln Parish. Marker is on Legends Avenue (State Highway 149) 0.3 miles south of Interstate 20, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grambling LA 71245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Willie Brown (here, next to this marker); Willie Davis (here, next to this marker); Douglas L. Williams (here, next to this marker); Charlie Joiner (here, next to this marker); Willis Reed, Jr.James "Shack" Harris (here, next to this marker); Paul "Tank" Younger (here, next to this marker); Ralph Allen Garr (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grambling.
More about this marker. Located in the Grambling Walk of Fame/Legends Square.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for Buck Buchanan. (Submitted on November 8, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 8, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.