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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


10/16/2017

Fine Finalist For Manning Award Star Of The Week

Sophomore One Of Eight Quarterbacks Recognized This Week

10/14/2017

Fine Leads Thrilling Rally For 29-26 Victory

Mean Green Scores With 10 Seconds To Play To Beat UTSA

09/30/2017

Guyton Ignites Mean Green Rally In 43-28 Win

Wide Receiver Catches 14 Passes For 211 Yards In Victory Over Southern Miss

09/15/2017

Fine's Steady Improvement

Sophomore Signal-Caller Sees Significant Growth In Year Two

09/01/2017

An Oklahoma Flavor

Though Texans Compose Most Of North Texas' Roster, Several Key Oklahomans Feature

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

2017:
• Has caught 13 passes for 131 yards and two touchdowns in five appearances
• 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


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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