Moves to fullback from linebacker ? Could contribute on special teams.
2000: Redshirted ? Named to the Athletic Director?s Honor Roll in the spring and fall of 2000.
Before UMass: Played for coach Mike Pettine at Central Bucks West High School ? Totaled 115 tackles and six sacks during his senior year ? Had career totals of 316 tackles and 18 sacks ? Received All-State honors, while also being selected to the 1999 Bucks County All-Star team ? Named team?s Offensive Player of the Week three times and Defensive Player of the Week five times during senior season ? Earned All-Area honors twice and All-Conference honors three times ? Served as team captain during his senior season, while also earning team MVP honors ? Team posted an overall record of 40-1 during his career, winning two state championships and three league titles ? Also played one season at Worcester (Mass.) Academy for coach Mike Stubljar.
Personal: Full name is Bryan John Buckley ? Born January 17, 1980, in Arington, Pa. ? Son of Bill and Connie Buckley ? Attended the same high school as junior linebacker Corey Potter and junior tight end Greg Ward ? Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.
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