Noteworthy: Originally signed with NC State out of high school, but transferred to Middle Tennessee before enrolling in classes at State.
2000: Played in five games, including one as a starter (Louisiana-Monroe) ... Did not catch a pass.
High School: A three-year starter on offense and defense for Coach Don Thomas ... He played defensive tackle, defensive end, tight end and even placekicker ... Pulled down 55 career receptions for 729 yards and 11 touchdowns ... On defense, had 153 career tackles, including 77 as a senior, and had 13 career sacks ... Was 16 for 19 on PATs as a senior ... A three-time all-city and All-Metro tight end ... Huntsville Times Super All-Metro as a senior at tight end ... Named to the Alabama Sportswriters Association all-state team as a defensive lineman in 1998 ... A 1998 team captain, he was voted his team's most valuable receiver ... A four-year member of his school's honor roll where he posted a 3.6 GPA ... Won his squad's Academic Award for four consecutive years ... Voted as Lee High School's Most Outstanding Senior by the school's teachers ... Name is pronounced BOOKER.
Personal: Parents: Gary Bucher and Carla Bailey ... Born: 10-28-80 ... Major: Undecided.