Rico Bussey, Jr.
Rico  Bussey, Jr.

Lawton, OK

High School:
Eisenhower HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 208



Top Moments From 2017 - Bussey Bounces Back

UNT Completed Undefeated Season At Home With Thrilling Win Against Army


Top Moments From 2017 - The Drive

A Look Back At North Texas' Thrilling 98-Yard Game-Winning Drive Against UTSA


Mean Green Set For Spring Game Saturday

Busy Day In Denton Highlighted By Spring Game At Noon


Returning Receivers Have UNT Offense Riding High With Confidence

Mean Green Return QB, Four Of Top Five WRs From Breakout 2017 Campaign


Spring Forward

Mean Green Open Spring Practice Wednesday


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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