Ed Buchanan

Bio

Full name: Edwin Earl Buchanan

Preferred name: Ed

Born: July 16, 1934 in San Diego, CA

Died: Aug. 31, 1991

Last Season (1970) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 1″
  • Weight: 186 lbs
  • Position: RB
  • Jersey: #24
Amateur Programs
  • San Diego CC
9 Season Career

Active years: 1961–1967, 1969–1970
Active teams (3):

  • CGY 1961–1963
  • SSK 1963–1967
  • HAM 1969–1970

111 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 109 regular season games
  • 2 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
2 Grey Cup Appearances
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
9 seasons
(Rank: T468th,
95th percentile,
9 CFL seasons)
3 teams 109
(Rank: T947th,
91st percentile,
109 CFL games)
0 2
1961 CGY HB 22 9 -- 0
1962 CGY HB 28 16 -- 0
1963 CGY HB 28 11 -- 0
  SSK HB 25 3 -- 0
  1963 Total 2 Teams     14 -- 0
1964 SSK HB 25 16 -- 0
1965 SSK HB 25 4 -- 0
1966 SSK HB 25 6 -- 1
1967 SSK HB 25 16 -- 1
1969 HAM HB 24 14 -- 0
1970 HAM RB 24 14 -- 0
Ed Buchanan Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Longest Rush – Play T24th 93 yards (TD) SSK 1964 SSK 15 @ CGY 4
T37th 86 yards (TD) CGY 1962 CGY 35 @ BC 20
T41st 85 yards (TD) SSK 1967 OTT 23 @ SSK 32
 
Playoffs
T8th 73 yards (TD) SSK 1966 SSK 21 @ WPG 19
  • 1964 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Player
Saskatchewan Roughriders Plaza of Honour

Ed Buchanan was inducted in 2012.