2012: Missed all of the team's spring practices due to injury.
2011: Did not play ... transferred to Cal from San Diego prior to the season.
SAN DIEGO: Redshirted the 2010 season ... did not play.
SANTA FE HS: First-team All-Coastal League choice as a right tackle during his 2009 senior season when he helped lead his squad to a 10-2 overall mark ... recipient of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame's Walter J. Zable Chapter Scholar-Leader-Athlete award ... played his first three seasons of prep football for head coach and former Cleveland Browns' quarterback Brian Sipe ... also participated in three campaigns of prep volleyball, earning San Diego Section and Southern California Regional Sportsmanship awards as a senior as his team was San Diego Section and Southern California Regional finalists ... a two-time San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic choice in both football (2008, 2009) and volleyball (2009, 2010).
PERSONAL: Full name is Brett Michael Buchanan ... born April 5, 1992 ... parents are Bill and Melinda Buchanan ... cousin, Collin Smith, plays water polo at Cal ... major is business administration.
LAST UPDATED: July 21, 2012