- Acquired by the Colts in a trade with the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for a 2020 first round draft pick on March 18, 2020.
- Selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the first round (seventh overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.
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DeForest Buckner: End of 2022 Season
Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner meets with the media to wrap up the 2022 season and look ahead to the 2023 offseason.
DeForest Buckner: Colts at Vikings Postgame
Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner meets with the media following Saturday's loss to the Minnesota Vikings in Week 15.
DeForest Bucker: Media Availability, December 13
Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner meets with the media as the Colts prepare to face the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday in Week 15.
Mic'd Up: DeForest Buckner, Week 11 vs. Philadelphia
Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner was wired for sound during the Colts vs. Eagles matchup at Lucas Oil Stadium.
DeForest Buckner: Colts vs. Eagles, Week 11
Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner speaks with the media as the Colts prepare to face the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 11.
DeForest Buckner: Colts vs. Commanders, Week 8
Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner meets with the media as the Colts prepare to face the Washington Commanders in Week 8.
DeForest Buckner: 2022 Training Camp, August 23
Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner meets with the media following day 14 of practice at Colts Training Camp, presented by Koorsen Fire & Security.
DeForest Buckner Mic'd Up: 2022 Training Camp
Wired for sound and relentless energy, DeForest Buckner hits the field for practice and position drills at Colts training camp.
'Top 100 Players of 2022': DeForest Buckner No. 66
Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner has been voted as the No. 66 player in the NFL on the "Top 100 Players of 2022" rankings.
DeForest Buckner: 2022 Training Camp, Report Day
Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner speaks to the media after arriving at Colts Training Camp, presented by Koorsen Fire & Security.
DeForest Buckner Colts Skills Camp
In effort to have an impact on others in a positive way, Colts defensive tackle DeForest Bucker hosted the 16th Annual Colts Skills Camp. The youth camp open to boys and girls grades 2-8, was held at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center and provided an opportunity for participants to get coaching and character development lessons from Buckner, some of his teammates and local youth coaches.
DeForest Buckner: Building Chemistry, Exciting New Scheme, and Having a True Offseason Program
DeForest Buckner: Building Chemistry, Exciting New Scheme, and Having a True Offseason Program
Matt Ryan, DeForest Buckner And More Return For Phase 1
The team is back at Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center for Phase 1 of offseason conditioning.
2022 Pro Bowl Recap | Mic'd Up, Highlights and More!
Don't miss any of the fun with your favorite Colts players on the field during the 2022 Pro Bowl.
Press Conference: DeForest Buckner, January 10
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman DeForest Buckner speaks with the media as the team concludes their 2021 season.
DeForest Buckner: Colts at Jaguars, Week 18
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman DeForest Buckner speaks with the media ahead of the team's matchup with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
DeForest Buckner: Colts vs. Raiders, Week 17
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman DeForest Buckner speaks with the media ahead of the team's matchup with the Las Vegas Raiders.
Colts at Cardinals Postgame: DeForest Buckner
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman DeForest Buckner speaks with the media following the team's victory over the Arizona Cardinals.
DeForest Buckner: Colts at Cardinals, Week 16
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman DeForest Buckner speaks with the media ahead of the team's matchup with the Arizona Cardinals.
Mic'd Up: DeForest Buckner Vs. New England Patriots
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman DeForest Buckner was wired for sound as the team defeated the New England Patriots in Week 15.
HIGHLIGHT | DeForest Buckner Barrels Down On Mac Jones For Sack
Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner barrels down on quarterback Mac Jones for third-down sack.
DeForest Buckner: Colts at Texans, Week 13
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman DeForest Buckner speaks with the media ahead of the team's matchup with the Houston Texans.
Colts vs. Buccaneers Postgame: DeForest Buckner
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman DeForest Buckner speaks with the media following the team's loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
DeForest Buckner: Colts vs. Buccaneers, Week 12
Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman DeForest Buckner speaks with the media ahead of the team's matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Colts Announce 7 Team Captains For 2022 Season
DeForest Buckner, Zaire Franklin, Shaquille Leonard, Kenny Moore II, Quenton Nelson, Matt Ryan and Jonathan Taylor were voted as the Colts' team captains for the 2022 season.
Colts Defensive Tackle DeForest Buckner Ranked No. 66 On NFL Network's Top 100 Players Of 2022
Buckner was honored by his peers as being among the league's top 100 players for the third consecutive year.
Colts 2022 Pro Bowl Spotlight: DeForest Buckner
Buckner led the Colts in sacks, quarterback hits and tackles for a loss to earn the second Pro Bowl nod of his career.
DeForest Buckner Is Dominating – And Colts' Opponents Are Taking Notice
Despite being double teamed at a high rate, DeForest Buckner is still finding ways to make a tremendous impact for the Colts this season.
Big-Play Defense Comes Up Huge For Colts In Road Victory Over 49ers
The Indianapolis Colts' defense had four takeaways in Sunday night's road victory over the San Francisco 49ers, three of which led to touchdowns for the Indy offense on its ensuing drives, in the Colts' 30-18 victory at Levi's Stadium.
Colts Announce Team Captains For 2021 Season
DeForest Buckner, Zaire Franklin, T.Y. Hilton, Darius Leonard, Quenton Nelson and Carson Wentz will be the Colts' six captains for the 2021 season.
Colts Defensive Tackle DeForest Buckner Ranked No. 27 On NFL Network's Top 100 Players Of 2021
Buckner was named a first-team AP All-Pro in 2020, his first season with the Colts.
Training Camp Practice Notes: Another Disruptive Day For Grover Stewart, DeForest Buckner And Colts' D-Line
The Colts held their sixth training camp practice — and first in full pads — on Tuesday. Here's everything you need to know about the day's action at Grand Park.
Colts' Defense Arrives At Training Camp Eyeing Greatness In 2021
Members of the Colts defense see all the pieces in place to have a great defense this season. The task, now, is to play and finish consistently as training camp begins Wednesday at Grand Park.
Defensive Line: 2021 Position Preview
The Colts bolstered their defensive line in free agency and the NFL Draft, adding talent and depth to a group headlined by 2020 All-Pro DeForest Buckner. Here's what you need to know about the Colts' defensive line ahead of the start of training camp later this month.
Colts Practice Takeaways: First Look at Carson Wentz, Kwity Paye, Dayo Odeyingbo And Kylen Granson
The Colts held four practices this week at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center. Here's what you need to know from what players did and said over the last few days.
DeForest Buckner Named Polynesian Pro Football Player Of The Year
The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced today that Indianapolis Colts Defensive Lineman, DeForest Buckner has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Polynesian Pro Football Player of the Year Award
Nine Colts Players Receive PFWA Honors
The Pro Football Writers of America announced that Quenton Nelson, DeForest Buckner and George Odum earned PFWA All-NFL honors; Darius Leonard and Ryan Kelly were named to the PFWA All-AFC Team; Jonathan Taylor, Rodrigo Blankenship, Isaiah Rodgers and Jordan Glasgow made the PFWA All-Rookie Team
DeForest Buckner, Khari Willis Active For Today's Wild Card Round Matchup Against Bills
DeForest Buckner, who was questionable coming into today's Wild Card Round matchup against the Buffalo Bills due to an ankle injury, is officially active for the game, as is safety Khari Willis, who missed the 2020 regular season finale with a concussion.
Six Colts Players Named To AP All-Pro Team
The Associated Press today announced that Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner (First Team), center Ryan Kelly (Second Team), linebacker Darius Leonard (First Team), guard/center Quenton Nelson (First Team), safety George Odum (First Team) and long snapper Luke Rhodes (Second Team) were selected as NFL All-Pros.
Will Holden, Rock Ya-Sin Ruled Out Saturday Against The Bills; DeForest Buckner Questionable
Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich said today that tackle Will Holden and cornerback Rock Ya-Sin have been ruled out of Saturday's 2020 Wild Card Round matchup against the Buffalo Bills at Bills Stadium. Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner is questionable, while safety Khari Willis has cleared the league's concussion protocol.
Players Of The Month: DeForest Buckner, Jonathan Taylor Capture League Honors
The NFL today announced that Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner has been named AFC Defensive Player of the Month for December and running back Jonathan Taylor has been named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for December. It marks the first time Buckner and Taylor have earned their respective Player of the Month honors.
Khari Willis, Rock Ya-Sin, Will Holden Ruled Out Sunday Against The Jaguars
Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich said today that safety Khari Willis, cornerback Rock Ya-Sin and tackle Will Holden have been ruled out of Sunday's Week 17 matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Lucas Oil Stadium.
UPDATED: Anthony Castonzo Downgraded To Out Sunday; Braden Smith, Marcus Johnson Also Won't Play Against Steelers
The Indianapolis Colts have ruled three players out of Sunday's Week 16 matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers: left tackle Anthony Castonzo and wide receiver Marcus Johnson, as well as right tackle Braden Smith (Reserve/COVID-19 list). One player, defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad, is questionable.
DeForest Buckner Named AFC Defensive Player Of The Week
The NFL today announced that Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner has been named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 15. This marks the first time in his career that Buckner has earned Player of the Week honors.
DeForest Buckner, Anthony Castonzo, Mo Alie-Cox Active Today Against Texans
The Indianapolis Colts headed into today's Week 15 matchup against the Houston Texans with three players — defensive tackle DeForest Buckner, left tackle Anthony Castonzo and tight end Mo Alie-Cox — labeled as questionable. All three players are active for today's contest.
No Colts Ruled Out Sunday Against The Texans; Rigoberto Sanchez Expected To Make Return, DeForest Buckner & Anthony Castonzo Questionable
Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich said today that no players have been ruled out of Sunday's Week 15 matchup against the Houston Texans at Lucas Oil Stadium. Punter Rigoberto Sanchez, who has missed the last two games after having surgery to remove a cancerous tumor, is also expected to make his return to game action, while tight end Mo Alie-Cox, defensive tackle DeForest Buckner and tackle Anthony Castonzo are questionable.
DeForest Buckner, Denico Autry, Ryan Kelly, Jonathan Taylor All Back In Action Today
The Indianapolis Colts have some returning firepower for today's Week 13 road matchup against the Houston Texans, as starting defensive linemen DeForest Buckner and Denico Autry, as well as center Ryan Kelly and running back Jonathan Taylor, are all officially back in the lineup after missing action of late.
Four Colts Ruled Out Sunday Against The Texans; Two Questionable
Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich said today that four players — tackle Anthony Castonzo, linebacker Bobby Okereke, punter Rigoberto Sanchez and safety Khari Willis — have been ruled out of Sunday's Week 13 matchup against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. Two players — tackle Chaz Green and tight end Noah Togiai — are questionable.
Colts Injury/COVID-19 Updates: Anthony Castonzo, Ryan Kelly, DeForest Buckner & More
Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich spoke to reporters on Monday, the day after the team's Week 12 loss to the Tennessee Titans. What injury and COVID-19-related updates did he have on tackle Anthony Castonzo, center Ryan Kelly, defensive tackle DeForest Buckner and more?
DeForest Buckner: 2022 Media Day
View behind the scenes highlights from DeForest Buckner's media day shoot for the upcoming Colts season.
Colts End Their Pro Bowl Week With A Win For the AFC
Enjoy some behind the scenes, pregame and game action from the 2022 Pro Bowl!
Saturday Practice at the 2022 Pro Bowl
The third day of practice at the Pro Bowl is in the books for Ryan Kelly, Luke Rhodes, Deforest Buckner, Kenny Moore II, Darius Leonard, Jonathan Taylor and the rest of the AFC team.
Jonathan Taylor, Darius Leonard And More At Thursday's Pro Bowl Practice
It's been snowing all day in Indiana, but the sun is shining bright in Las Vegas for the first AFC Pro Bowl practice.
2022 Pro Bowl: DeForest Buckner
See the best images of Indianapolis Colts 2022 Pro Bowl defensive tackle DeForest Buckner.