After moving to Girard, Pennsylvania (a town near Erie), Blucas became the star player on the Girard High School basketball team He also played basketball at Wake Forest University, graduating in 1994 after one season playing on the same court as Tim Duncan. After Blucas failed to make it into the National Basketball Association, he moved to England, where he played professional basketball for a year with British Basketball League"s Manchester Giants.
He later decided to become a lawyer, but changed his mind and went into acting instead.
Blucas"s first television role was in the television movie Inflammable, made in 1995. From there, he found roles in both television and film.
He starred as the Basketball Hero in Gary Ross"s Pleasantville (1998). However, Blucas finally landed his first major role in 1999 as Agent Riley Finn in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Initially, Blucas was certain that he had blown his audition and had left apologizing for having wasted creator Joss Whedon"s time.
Whedon asked him to audition again, and he received the part two weeks later. He played Buffy"s love interest until 2000. His character in Summer Catch was based on real life Cape League baseball player Michael Macone.
In 2007, Blucas began to land leading roles in films such as Thr3e and The Killing Floor.
In February 2010, Blucas joined the cast of the American Broadcasting Company television drama pilot True Blue. Blucas was part of the regular cast of the United States of America Network show Necessary Roughness for the first two seasons, playing Matthew Donnelly.
The series premiered on June 29, 2011.
He was also a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.