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Rico Bussey, Jr.
Rico  Bussey, Jr.
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lawton, OK

High School:
Eisenhower HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 191

Position:
WR


07/28/2017

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

04/08/2017

Garner, Shanbour, Pearson Shine In Green-White Game

Linebacker Brandon Garner Has Nine Tackles, Breaks Up Four Passes In Spring Finale

03/31/2017

Spring Scouting Report: Wide Receivers

Mean Green Counting On Year Two Leap At WR Position

03/06/2017

Spring Practice Notebook: Day Four

North Texas Opened Week Two Of Spring Practices Monday

12/27/2016

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

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

2016:
• Made eight catches for 97 yards and a touchdown in six appearances and one start for the Mean Green
• Caught two passes for a career-high 57 yards and a touchdown vs. Army in the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl on 12/27
• Had a career-best three catches for 14 yards in his first career start on 10/1 vs. MTSU
• Caught one pass for eight yards vs. Bethune-Cookman on 9/10
• Made first career appearance in the season-opener vs. SMU on 9/3 and recorded a pair of catches for 18 yards

High School:
• Three-star 247 recruit
• Two-star Rivals, Scout and 247 composite recruit
• 12th-ranked recruit in the state of Oklahoma according to the 247 rankings
• 29th-ranked recruit in the state of Oklahoma according to the 247 composite rankings
• 159th-ranked wide receiver in the nation according to the 247 rankings
• 301st-ranked wide receiver in the nation according to the 247 composite rankings
• Member of The Daily Oklahoman Super 30
• Accounted for 2,059 all-purpose yards as a senior and 1,805 all-purpose yards as a junior
• Caught 74 passes for 833 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior
• Rushed 62 times for 508 yards and three touchdowns as a senior
• Hauled in 66 passes for 1,233 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior
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