Doug Buckles

Doug  Buckles


Madison, Miss.

High School:
Madison Central

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 305




2004: Earned Coaches second team All-SEC honors ... Started at left guard in all 11 games ... Made 46 career starts, including 38 straight to close out his career ... Earned his fourth letter ... vs. Memphis (9/4): Helped the offensive line not allow a sack ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/18): Helped pave the way for junior RB Vashon Pearson's 111-yard rushing effort ... Named Quarterback Club Trench Player of the Week ... at Wyoming (9/25): Ole Miss generated a season-high 567 yards of total offense ... The Rebels recorded 221 yards rushing, including 139 yards by Pearson in what was his second straight 100-yard rushing performance ... vs. Arkansas State (10/2): Helped Pearson record his third consecutive 100-yard rushing game, netting 129 yards on 24 carries ... The offensive line did not allow a sack ... Named Quarterback Club Trench Player of the Week ... at South Carolina (10/9): Helped the offensive line not allow a sack for the second straight week ... vs. Auburn (10/30): The Rebels recorded their second-highest offensive output of the season, generating 433 yards of total offense against the nation's fourth-ranked defense ... vs. Mississippi State (11/27): Made his 38th consecutive start in his final career game ... Helped Ole Miss record a season-high 283 yards rushing in the 20-3 win ... Spring 2004: Selected by his teammates as one of five permanent team captains for 2004 season along with Kerry Johnson, Marcus Johnson, Eric Oliver, and Rob Robertson ... Named a 2004 third team preseason All-America by Phil Steele's College Football Review ... First team preseason All-SEC selection by Phil Steele's College Football Reviewand earned second team honors from Athlon.

2003: Named All-Southeastern Conference by the Commercial Appeal ... Earned honorable mention All-SEC accolades from The Associated Press ... Started all 13 games at left guard ... Earned his third letter ... Helped Ole Miss rank first in the SEC in scoring (34.0 ppg), passing (286.0 ypg), and total offense (433.2 ypg) ... Ole Miss averaged 147.2 ypg rushing, an improvement of 52.9 yards per game from 2002 ... The Rebels set school season offensive record for points scored (442), TD passes (31), passing yards (3,718), passing yards per game (286.0), first downs (295), offensive plays (940), total offense (5,631) and total offense per game (433.2) ... It was the first time Ole Miss scored over 400 points in a season and the fourth straight year the Rebels have topped the 300-point mark ... vs. Louisiana-Monroe (9/13): Helped Ole Miss total 225 yards rushing and 612 yards of total offense ... The 612 yards of offense was the second-highest single-game total in school history ... Helped the offense not allow a sack ... vs. Texas Tech (9/27): The Rebels generated 578 yards of total offense ... at Florida (10/4): Ole Miss recorded 485 yards in the 20-17 win over the No. 24 Gators ... Helped the Rebels generate 223 yards rushing, including 107 by Ronald McClendon to give Ole Miss its first 100-yard rusher in 16 games ... Named Quarterback Club's Trench Player of the Week ... vs. Arkansas State (10/11): Helped the offense post the eighth-highest single-game output in school history with 582 yards of total offense in the 55-0 win ... vs. Alabama (10/18): Ole Miss scored over 40 points for the fourth time this season to tie a school record in the 43-28 victory ... The Rebels recorded 216 yards rushing to post its third game this season with over 200 yards on the ground ... Named Quarterback Club co-Trench Player of the Week ... vs. South Carolina (11/1): Helped the Rebels total 538 yards of total offense in the 43-40 win, marking the fourth time this season Ole Miss has recorded over 500 yards of offense in a game ... The 43 points was also the Rebels' fifth game of 40 or more points to set a school single-season record for 40-point games ... Named the Quarterback Club's Trench Player of the Week ... at Mississippi State (11/27): The offense did not allow a sack in the 31-0 victory ... Cotton Bowl (1/2): Helped the offensive line not allow a sack in the 31-28 win over Oklahoma State.

2002: Started all 13 games at left guard ... Earned his second letter ... As a unit, Ole Miss allowed the second fewest sacks in the SEC with 14 ... Helped the Rebel offense generate over 350 yards of total offense in 8-of-13 games this season, including topping the 450-yard mark four times ... Ole Miss recorded a season-high 508 yards of total offense in the 52-17 win over Arkansas State (10/12) ... Named first team preseason All-SEC by Street & Smith's ... Received the Jeff Hamm Memorial Award as the most improved player on offense during spring practice ... Retained his starting role from 2001 after spring drills.

2001: Named a first team Freshman All-American by The Sporting News ... Appeared in all 11 games, drawing nine starts at left guard ... Earned his first letter ... Started the season's first eight games at left guard ... Did not start against Georgia (11/17) and Mississippi State (11/22) ... Started the regular-season finale versus Vanderbilt (12/1) when German Bello was forced to miss the contest after undergoing surgery ... Helped protect the blindside of QB Eli Manning ... Did not allow a sack.

2000: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Considered one of the nation's top offensive linemen of 1999 ... SuperPrep All-America and National Top 50 selection ... PrepStar Top 100 Dream Team and Super 30 All-Southeastern Region ... Second team All-America pick of USA Today and Dick Butkus Football Network ... Clarion-Ledger and USA Today Mississippi Player of the Year ... SuperPrep Dixie Team ... Rated No. 1 on Clarion-Ledger Top 40 list and member of Dandy Dozen ... First team All-State and All-Metro ... Clarion-Ledger/Bank Plus Metro Player of the Year ... First team Borderwars All-South ... Football Recruiting Annual Mississippi Top 12 ... Fox Sports Net 2000 Countdown to Signing Day All-South first team ... 1999 preseason SuperPrep All-America ... Pigskin Preps 1999 Preseason Super South 75 ... Received recognition from national publications Street & Smith's, Lindy's, Athlon, and Sporting News ... Played in 2000 Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic ... Was Sophomore Player of the Year at Madison Central in 1997 and Offensive Player of the Year in 1998 ... Made 1998 Clarion-Ledger All-State and All-Metro teams, and was first team All-District 2 ... As a senior, helped lead Madison Central to 15-0 record and Class 5A state title ... His dominating blocks at left guard helped team average 302.7 yards rushing per game ... Also recovered a fumble in the end zone for a TD ... Started 43 consecutive games as Jaguars were 36-7 and won three Region 2-5A titles to go with their state crown ... Missed only one game, that due to a sprained ankle during sophomore season ... Earned three letters ... Coached by Mike Justice ... Three-time Citizenship Award recipient ... Mr. Madison Central High of 1999, Senior Class Favorite, and selected Most Likely to Succeed.

PERSONAL: Son of Matt and Karen Buckles ... Full name is Douglas Matthew Buckles Jr. ... Born: June 18, 1982 ... Majoring in History with a minor in Criminal Justice.




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