Players Let Us Know What They are Thankful For
Owls to Face Auburn
D'Joun Smith put on stellar defensive performance
Owls score first touchdown of season
FAU Plays at ECU 7:30 p.m. on Fox Sports 1
2012: Joined the squad during preseason camp...played in every game and served as a regular starter...credited with a quarterback hurry in his first FAU game...the following game he recorded five tackles...at Georgia it was eight tackles and a fumble recovery and return for 42 yards, third longest program history, and a score...first double-digit tackle game was at Alabama, including his first for a loss (three yards)...versus ULM his first sack was credited with a loss of nine yards...recorded a single-game high 12 tackles versus North Texas and met the mark at Navy including a season-high nine solo tackles...ended his junior campaign as the team's third leading tackler with 75, 5.5 for a loss of 19 yards, and will be the team's leader among tackle returners.
Eastern Arizona: Played for John O'Mera at Eastern Arizona Community College where he was named first Team All-Conference and All-Region...recorded 85 tackles, including 5.5 sacks as a sophomore including two forced fumbles.
High School: Played at Lake Gibson High School where he was a three-sport athlete (football, track and basketball)...four-star recruit coming out of high school.
Personal: Son of Dulice Buckmaster...born Sept. 21, 1990, in Bartow, FL.