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Michael Buchanan suffers broken jaw

Updated: June 14, 2012, 12:50 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

Illinois senior defensive end Michael Buchanan suffered a broken jaw in an altercation on Saturday, a school spokesperson said Wednesday.

Illinois sports information assistant director Kent Brown said Buchanan's jaw has been wired shut and he is expected to see a specialist later this week. Brown said the hope was for Buchanan to be ready to play for the team's preseason camp.

Illinois coach Tim Beckman said Wednesday he was unaware how the injury occurred.

"We're still ...

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