Kenny Buyers
Kenny  Buyers
RS Senior

Hurst, TX

High School:
L.D. Bell HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185



Top Moments of 2016: Bussey’s Big Bowl Game Grab

Rico Bussey, Jr.'s First Career Touchdown Helped North Texas Claw Back To Force OT At Heart Of Dallas Bowl


Tashard Choice Joins Mean Green Staff In Quality Control Role

Choice Will Work With North Texas Offense In 2017


Top Moments of 2016: Double Overtime Stand At Rice

North Texas Stuffed Run On Fourth-And-Inches


VIDEO: HOD Bowl Memories - Buyers INT Helps Seal It

Kenny Buyers' Fourth Quarter Pick Helped Set The Mean Green Up For Their Final TD


North Texas Recovers, Rallies For Clutch Victory

Morris, Brooks Lead Mean Green To 29-23 Win Over Southern Miss


Green & White Game Highlights

FB: 2014 Spring Game - Green & White Game Highlights


2014 Bowl Champions

FB: Heart of Dallas Bowl - 2014 Bowl Champions


Final Practice & Top Golf

FB: Heart Of Dallas Bowl - Final Practice & Top Golf


Episode 13

FB: Beyond The Green - Episode 13


Welcome Dinner & Gift Suite

FB: Heart Of Dallas Bowl - Welcome Dinner & Gift Suite


USATSI Gallery - North Texas vs Army - Zaxby's Heart Of Dallas Bowl

USATSI Gallery - North Texas vs Army - Zaxby's Heart Of Dallas Bowl

• Caught 32 passes for 324 yards and a touchdown in 13 appearances, eight of which were starts
• One of five team captains
• Hauled in one catch for 10 yards and also recovered a key fumble on special teams on 12/27 vs. Army in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl
• Caught one pass for six yards in the regular season finale at UTEP on 11/26
• Hauled in two passes for 62 yards on 11/19 vs. Southern Miss
• Had three catches for nine yards at WKU on 11/12
• Hauled in a team-high five passes for 23 yards on 11/5 vs. La Tech
• Had five catches for 30 yards and one touchdown, the first receiving touchdown of his career, at UTSA on 10/29

• Caught two passes for 43 yards vs. Marshall on 10/8

• Made a career-high six catches for 27 yards on 10/1 vs. MTSU
• Caught four passes for a career-best 102 yards on 9/24 in the double OT win at Rice, including the longest catch of his career, 75 yards
• Hauled in one pass for four yards at No. 23 Florida on 9/17
• Caught the first two passes of his career on 9/10 vs. Bethune-Cookman, totaling eight yards in the win
• Made first career start at wide receiver on 9/3 vs. SMU and averaged 22.5 yards per kick return on two attempts

• Missed the entire 2015 season due to injury


• North Texas' fourth-leading tackler with 55 total tackles, three TFL and two interceptions in 2014
• Team captain
• Picked off his first pass of the year and returned it 43 yards to seal NT win over FAU
• Recorded five total tackles and one pass breakup against LA Tech
• Made five total tackles, four solo and one assisted, against SMU, including one tackle for loss
• Led North Texas with seven solo tackles, including one tackle for loss, against Texas


• Named honorable mention all-conference at defensive back
• Started 11 games and was the fifth-leading tackler for North Texas with 78
• Grabbed the game-clinching interception against UNLV in the Heart of Dallas Bowl and had seven tackles
• Had three interceptions and five PBU's
• Had 4.5 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks to go along with two fumble recoveries
• Recorded his first career interception against Ohio and returned it for 22 yards
• Had a career-high 10 tackles at No. 9 Georgia and again in the win over Rice
• Put up five games of nine or more tackles
• Had a fumble recovery against Ball State and Georgia
• Set a career high with 1.5 tackles for loss in the win at Tulsa

• Played in 11 games in the North Texas secondary and made 15 tackles and one PBU on the year as a walk-on
• Had at least one tackle in eight games in 2012
• Made a season-high six tackles in the win at Florida Atlantic.

High School:
• Named first team all-district in 2010 and 2011
• Received honorable mention all-state honors in 2011
• Had 120 tackles, six tackles-for-loss, one sack and forced two fumbles in 2011
• Named team defensive MVP in 2011
• Made 111 tackles, three forced fumbles and one interception in 2010
• Caught 12 passes for 185 yards and a touchdown in 2010
• Named team MVP in 2010
• Made 55 tackles, picked off four passes and forced a fumble in 2009, on the way to an honorable mention all-district season as a sophomore
• Lettered three years
• Named a team captain in 2010 and 2011
• Son of Kenny and Marci Buyers

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