- 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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|9||@Panthers||W 27 - 13||4||0||4||3||1||0||2||0|
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Week 14 Locker Talk - E.J. Speed, Julian Blackmon and DeForest Buckner
Linebacker E.J. Speed, safety Julian Blackmon and defensive tackle DeForest Buckner speak with the media Thursday as the team prepares to face the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday at Paycor Stadium.
Week 13 Locker Talk: DeForest Buckner, Josh Downs and Drew Ogletree
Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner, wide receiver Josh Downs and tight end Drew Ogletree, speak with the media Thursday as the team prepares to face the Tennessee Titans on Sunday at Nissan Stadium.
Week 12 Locker Talk: Jonathan Taylor, DeForest Buckner, Julian Blackmon and E.J. Speed
Running back Jonathan Taylor, defense tackle DeForest Bucker, safety Julian Blackmon and linebacker E.J. Speed, speak with the media on Wednesday on the release of teammate Shaquille Leonard, the opportunity ahead down the stretch of the season with the team's position in the AFC playoff hunt and preparing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the matchups the present come Sunday.
Week 10 Locker Talk Colts at Patriots in Germany postgame: Dayo Odeyingbo, DeForest Buckner, Zaire Franklin and Jonathan Taylor 🇩🇪
Defensive end Dayo Odeyingbo, defensive tackle DeForest Buckner, linebacker Zaire Franklin and running back Jonathan Taylor speak with the media following the Colts' 10-6 win over the Patriots in Frankfurt, Germany.
HIGHLIGHT | DeForest Buckner and Dayo Odeyingbo combine for red zone sack of Mac Jones
Indianapolis Colts defensive linemen DeForest Buckner and Dayo Odeyingbo combine for a red zone sack of New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones.
Week 10 Locker Talk: Shaquille Leonard and DeForest Buckner
Linebacker Shaquille Leonard and defensive tackle DeForest Buckner speak with the media Thursday as the team prepares to face the New England Patriots on Sunday in Frankfurt, Germany.
HIGHLIGHT | DeForest Buckner engulfs Bryce Young to secure his fifth sack of 2023
Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner engulfs Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback Bryce Young to secure his fifth sack of the 2023 NFL regular season.
Week 9 Locker Talk: DeForest Buckner, Shaquille Leonard and Jaylon Jones
Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner, linebacker Shaquille Leonard and cornerback Jaylon Jones speak with the media Thursday as the team prepares to face the Carolina Panthers on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium.
HIGHLIGHT | DeForest Buckner with a spectacular sack of Derek Carr vs. New Orleans Saints
DeForest Buckner (Indianapolis Colts) with a Spectacular Sack vs. New Orleans Saints, 10/29/2023. Fumble recovered by Dayo Odeyingbo.
Week 8 Locker Talk: Shaquille Leonard, DeForest Buckner and Kwity Paye
Linebacker Shaquille Leonard, defensive tackle DeForest Buckner and defensive end Kwity Paye speak with the media Thursday as the team prepares to face the New Orleans Saints on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Mic'd Up: DeForest Buckner, Week 7 vs. Browns
DeForest Buckner was mic'd up for the Colts matchup versus the Cleveland Browns in Week 7.
Week 7 Locker Talk: DeForest Buckner and Shaquille Leonard
Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner and linebacker Shaquille Leonard speak with the media Thursday as the team prepares to face the Cleveland Browns on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Week 6 Locker Talk Colts at Jaguars postgame: DeForest Buckner, Josh Downs and Shaquille Leonard
Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner, wide receiver Josh Downs and linebacker Shaquille Leonard speak with the media following the Colts' loss on the road to the Jacksonville Jaguars.
HIGHLIGHT | DeForest Buckner envelops Trevor Lawrence on strong takedown for the sack
Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner envelops Trevor Lawrence on a strong takedown for the sack as Lawrence runs out of time in the pocket.
Week 6 Locker Talk: Shaquille Leonard and DeForest Buckner
Linebacker Shaquille Leonard and defensive tackle DeForest Buckner speak with the media Thursday as the team prepares to face the Jaguars on Sunday in Jacksonville.
Week 5 Locker Talk: DeForest Buckner and Shaquille Leonard
Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner and linebacker Shaquille Leonard speak with the media Thursday as the team prepares to face the Tennessee Titans at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Week 4 Locker Talk: DeForest Buckner, Michael Pittman Jr. and Shaquille Leonard
Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner, wide receiver Michael Pittman Jr. and linebacker Shaquille Leonard speak with the media Thursday as the team prepares to face the Los Angeles Rams.
Week 3 Locker Talk: DeForest Buckner, Shaquille Leonard, Kylen Granson and Josh Downs
Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner, linebacker Shaquille Leonard, tight end Kylen Granson and wide receiver Josh Downs speak with the media Thursday as the team prepares to face the Baltimore Ravens.
Week 2 Locker Talk: Colts at Texans postgame - Kylen Granson, DeForest Buckner
Tight end Kylen Granson and defensive tackle DeForest Buckner speak with the media following the Colts' 31-20 victory over the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium.
Director's Cut: Buckner's scoop and score vs. Jacksonville
Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner and linebacker Zaire Franklin dissect the Colts 26 yd. fumble return for a touchdown. Trailing the Jaguars 17-14 in the third quarter, DeForest Buckner strip-sacked quarterback Trevor Lawrence. Running back Tank Bigsby picked up the ball, and Zaire Franklin punched it out, with DeForest Buckner recovering the fumble and rumbling 26 yards for a go-ahead touchdown in one of the most remarkable plays in recent Colts memory.
Mic'd Up: Colts vs. Jaguars, Week 1
Listen to the best behind-the-scenes moments from the Colts season opener versus the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Week 1 Locker Talk Colts vs. Jaguars postgame: Shaquille Leonard, Zaire Franklin, DeForest Buckner
Linebackers Shaquille Leonard and Zaire Franklin, along with defensive tackle DeForest Buckner speak with the media following the Colts' season opener at Lucas Oil Stadium versus the Jacksonville Jaguars.
HIGHLIGHT | DeForest Buckner with a spectacular sack, fumble recovery AND TOUCHDOWN vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
DeForest Buckner's sack, fumble recover and TOUCHDOWN versus Jacksonville in week 1.
Can't-Miss Play: DeForest Buckner scores TD in unusual fashion
Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner scores a touchdown in an unusual fashion.
From breast cancer awareness to promoting education, Colts players explain inspiration behind My Cause, My Cleats initiatives
The Colts wore the cleats during their Week 13 overtime win over the Tennessee Titans.
Colts DT DeForest Buckner nominated for 2023 Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award
Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award nominees are chosen for their demonstration of on-field sportsmanship.
Colts Fantasy Preview: Colts vs. Jaguars, Week 6
As the Colts prepare to play the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, which players could help your fantasy team in Week 6?
Colts players discuss what it'll take to end five-game losing streak against the Tennessee Titans
The last time the Colts beat the Titans was Week 10 of 2020.
How Colts are preparing for Lamar Jackson, new-look Ravens offense
The last time the Colts and Ravens squared off, Lamar Jackson had a career day, notching over 500 scrimmage yards and scoring four touchdowns.
Practice notebook: Colts' 4-as-1 pass rush coming together with Lamar Jackson, Ravens up next
The Colts enter Week 3 with the fifth-most sacks in the NFL thanks to a consistently impactful collective pass rush.
Defensive coordinator Gus Bradley says Colts run defense will be 'put to the test' this Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens
Through the first two games of the season, the Colts have a league-best 83.5 run defense grade, per Pro Football Focus.
5 Colts Things Learned, Week 2: Shane Steichen earns first win, O-line and D-line set tone vs. Texans
The Colts won the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball in Sunday's 31-20 win over the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium.
Inside the wild play that led DT DeForest Buckner to score his second career touchdown
The touchdown was Buckner's first with the Colts.
Anthony Richardson scores two touchdowns in the Colts season opener
The Colts fall to the Jaguars 31-21 to kick off the 2023 season.
Colts announce 7 team captains for 2023 season
Head coach Shane Steichen made the announcement on Thursday.
'He's just such an impact player:' Colts' defense boosted by DeForest Buckner's return to practice
Buckner, a 2020 first-team AP All-Pro and 2021 Pro Bowler, has 24 1/2 sacks since joining the Colts three seasons ago.
Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner ranked No. 71 on NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2023
For the fourth straight year, Buckner has been honored by his peers as one of the league's top 100 players.
One big Colts training camp question, defensive line: Does an eight-deep rotation emerge?
The Colts' defensive line is headlined by interior stalwarts DeForest Buckner and Grover Stewart, but features plenty of depth and versatility that should produce plenty of competition during training camp.
Colts position reset: Defensive line
The Colts added depth to Nate Ollie's defensive line room through free agency and the NFL Draft earlier this year.
Colts players start offseason program focused on present, but shaped by 'ultimate low' of 2022 season
Shane Steichen's focus isn't on what happened during the Colts' 2022 season, but the players who returned to the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center this week are drawing motivation from the disappointment of last year.
Offseason notebook: Colts focused on NFL Draft, quarterbacks on roster; Michael Pittman Jr. on contract extension
Here's what we learned from Colts head coach Shane Steichen as well as wide receiver Michael Pittman Jr., defensive tackle DeForest Buckner and linebacker Zaire Franklin on Wednesday during the first week of the 2023 offseason program.
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.
2023 Player Creative Spotlight: DeForest Buckner
Take a look at some of the best photos of defensive tackle DeForest Buckner from 2023 media day.
2022 in Photos: DeForest Buckner
View some of the best photos of DT DeForest Buckner from the 2022 season.
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.