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 Chris Buford 94
Chris Buford
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington, Texas

High School:
Bowie HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 275

Position:
DT

Experience:
3L

11/28/2009

Baylor Football vs. Texas Tech - 11/28/2009

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Three-time member of Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Earned undergraduate degree in May 2010 in general studies.

2009 (Junior): Played five of 12 games as reserve defensive lineman as junior in 2009 to earn third letter... Totaled two tackles, both assisted, on the season... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for fall 2009 and spring 2010... Made both tackles in win over Northwestern State in season's first appearance and team's third game... Also played at No. 19 Oklahoma in team's fifth game and each of last three contests (vs. No. 2 Texas, at Texas A&M and vs. Texas Tech).

2008 (Sophomore): Played in four games as sophomore backup defensive tackle... Finished season with one tackle, a tackle for loss recorded at No. 5 Texas... Spring 2009 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection.

2007 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in every game along defensive line for Bears as redshirt freshman tackle and totaled four tackles, all assisted... Totaled career-high three tackles, all assisted, against Rice in second career appearance, and had one assisted stop at Texas A&M... Played 171 snaps for first Baylor letter, 56 on special teams, with high of 26 at No. 4 Oklahoma.

2006 (True Freshman): Sat out first year at Baylor as redshirt.

High School:  Bowie High School, Arlington, Texas... One of two Fort Worth Star-Telegram Area Top 50 recruits from Arlington Bowie in Baylor's 2006 recruiting class, joining teammate Dominique Criss... Credited with 50 tackles in five games as senior with 17 tackles for loss, 12 of which were sacks... Also spent time at tight end, recorded four receptions and 12 pancake blocks... Earned honorable mention all-district honors as senior and second-team pick as junior... Totaled 105 tackles with eight sacks, two forced fumbles and fumble recovery as junior... National Honor Society member, cum laude graduate and Bowie High's Student of Year... Coached by Anthony Criss at District 7-5A school.

Personal:  Son of Michael and Lavette Buford, Christopher Michael Buford was born March 3, 1988, in Washington, D.C.... Hopes to become NFL coach or trainer... Earned undergraduate degree in May 2010 in general studies.

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