Rico Bussey, Jr.
Rico  Bussey, Jr.

Lawton, OK

High School:
Eisenhower HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 208



Spring Forward

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Back To Boca

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North Texas vs. Troy (USATSI)

Photos from North Texas football vs. Troy - Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017


North Texas vs. FAU (USATSI)

Check out the USA Today photo gallery from the C-USA Championship football game against FAU.


North Texas vs. Rice (USATSI)

Photos from North Texas football vs. Rice - Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017


North Texas vs. Texas El Paso (USATSI)

Photos from North Texas vs. Texas El Paso - Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017


North Texas vs. Old Dominion

Photos from North Texas football vs. Old Dominion - Saturday Oct. 28, 2017

• Finished with 47 catches for 677 yards and seven touchdowns in 13 appearances
• Caught four passes for 64 yards and a touchdown at the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl on 12/16 vs. Troy
• Had a career-high eight catches for 109 yards in the C-USA Championship Game at Florida Atlantic on 12/2

• Had three grabs for 71 yards and a touchdown on 11/25 in the win at Rice
• Caught seven passes for 85 yards in the win over Army West Point on 11/18
• Had three catches for 65 yards and a touchdown, his fifth in his last six games, in the win vs. UTEP on 11/11
• Caught one pass for 22 yards, which was good for a touchdown, on 11/4 in a win a La Tech
• Had seven catches for 111 yards, also a career-high, and a touchdown in the win over Old Dominion on 10/28
• Made one grab for 19 yards at Florida Atlantic on 10/21
• Had two catches for 32 yards and a touchdown, which was a 22-yard game-winner to cap off a 98-yard drive in the final minute against UTSA on 10/14
• Caught four passes for 33 yards and his first touchdown of the season on 9/30 at Southern Miss in a win
• Made three catches for 33 yards in the win over UAB on 9/23
• Caught one pass for seven yards at Iowa on 9/16
• Hauled in three catches for 27 yards in his season-debut at SMU on 9/9


• 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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