1 Henry Bussey III
Henry  Bussey III


Opa Locka, Fla.

High School:
Hialeah Senior

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 180





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Sophomore (2015) 

  • Had an active game in the season opener versus Tulsa...carried the ball once for three yards, had five receptions for 38 yards, three kick returns for 89 yards, his longest a 39 yarder
  • Tallied one carry for six yards, three receptions for seven yards and returned three kicks for 48 yards versus Miami
  • Tallied three carries for a total of 34 yards versus Buffalo, added one catch for a nine-yard gain and had two kick returns for a total of 59 yards...his longest was a 40 yard return
  • Had a 25 yard reception in the Charlotte victory
  • Tallied three receptions for a total of 50 yards versus Rice...also worked in the return game but did not have a return
  • Proved to be a go to guy versus Marshall with a 16-yard carry, a 12-yard reception and was back for returns but did not get the ball
  • Had one reception for six yards and a carry for a yard at UTEP
  • Had four catches for a total of 42 yards in the Shula Bowl victory over FIU...opened the game with his only carry of the game, a five yard loss
  • Had three carries and one reception at WKU...recorded nine yards on the carries and none on the reception...was active on special teams with five kick returns for a total of 100 yards...his longest was a 32-yarder
  • Had two carries for a total of one positive yard versus Middle Tennessee....had four kickoff returns for a total of 87 yards, including a long of 30 yards
  • Had four receptions for a total of 16 yards at UF...his longest reception of the day was a 12 yarder...carried the ball once for no gain
  • Had five receptions for a total of 31 yards in the season-ending victory over ODU.

True Freshman (2014)

  • Made his collegiate debut with a five yard carry
  • Had two receptions in week two versus No. 2 Alabama for a total of 3 yards
  • Had two carries in the Tulsa game for a total of 13 yards, his longest was eight yards...also worked as the team's kick returner versus Tulsa with two returns for a total of six yards, added a tackle assist
  • Had a carry for a loss of two yards at Wyoming...recorded one kick return for 21 yards
  • Part of both the offensive scheme and the kick return unit in the UTSA victory
  • Tallied three tackles at No. 23 Marshall, all playing special teams and they were his first collegiate tackles
  • Had three carries for 13 yards and a tackle assist versus UAB
  • Saw action in the North Texas contest
  • Played both special teams and was part of the offense, in fact a play was inserted Friday afternoon for the Middle Tennessee game specifically for him, which he parlayed into a career-long 69 yard reception and was brought down just before the goal line...his catch was the longest of any receiver for the day
  • Recorded one reception for a total of 16 yards in the ODU contest...added a special teams tackle as well
  • Finished his freshman campaign with four receptions for 88 yards, seven carries for 29 yards, three kick returns for 27 yards and six special teams tackles

High School

  • Played for Marc Berman at Hialeah Senior High School where he tallied 133 carries for 1,544 yards for an average of 11.6 yards per carry as a senior
  • Credited with 25 touchdowns, eight catches for 300 yards and nearly 2,000 all-purpose yards (1,929)
  • Garnered all-state honorable mention honors
  • Played in the 2013 Nike All-Star game
  • Two-sport athlete (football and track and field)
  • Member of the Hialeah Honor Roll


  • Pre-Business major
  • Son of Peggy and Henry Bussey
  • Born Dec. 3, 1994 in Miami, Fla


2014: Nebraska (R: 1-5); Alabama (Rec: 2-3); Tulsa (R: 2-13, KR: 2-6); Wyoming (R: 1- -2, KR: 1-21); UAB (R: 3-13); Middle Tennessee (Rec: 1-69); Old Dominion (R: 1-0=1)
2015: Tulsa (R: 1-3, Rec: 5-38, KR: 3-89, 39 long); Miami (R:1-6, Rec: 3-7, KR: 3-48); Buffalo (R: 3-34, Rec: 1-9, KR: 2-59); Charlotte (Rec: 1-25); Rice (Rec: 3-50); UTEP (R: 1-1, Rec: 1-6); FIU (R: 1- -5, Rec: 4-42); WKU (R: 3-9 yards, Rec: 1-0 yards, KR: 5-100 yards): MT (R: 2-1, KR: 4-87); ODU (Rec: 5-31)

Career Game Highs
Receptions: 5 at Tulsa (9/5/15), ODU (11/28/15)
Receiving Yards: 69 yards at Middle Tennessee (11/22/14)
Longest Reception: 69 at Middle Tennessee (11/22/14)
Carries: 3 UAB (11/1/14), WKU (11/7/15)
Longest Rush: 8 yards Tulsa (9/13/14)
Kick Return: 5 WKU (11/7/15)

Kick Return Yards: 100 WKU (11/7/15)
Longest Kick Return: 40 at Buffalo (9/19/15)

2014 Season Game Highs
Receptions: 2 at Alabama (9/6//14)
Receiving Yards: 69 yards at Middle Tennessee (11/22/14)
Touchdowns: N/A
Longest Reception:69 yards at Middle Tennessee (11/22/14)
Carries:3 UAB (11/1/14)
Longest Rush: 8 yards (9/13/14)
Touchdowns: N/A
Kick Return:1 at Wyoming (9/20/14)
Kick Return Yards: 21 at Wyoming (9/20/14)
Longest Kick Return: 21 at Wyoming (9/20/14)

2015 Season Game Highs
Receptions: 5 at Tulsa (9/5/15) ODU (11/28/15)
Receiving Yards: 50  yards Rice (10/10/15)
Touchdowns: N/A
Longest Reception: 29 yards Rice (10/10/15)
Carries: 3 Buffalo (9/19/15), WKU (11/7/15)
Longest Rush: 16 yards Buffalo (9/19/15)
Touchdowns: N/A
Kick Return: 5 WKU (11/7/15)
Kick Return Yards: 100 WKU (11/7/15)
Longest Kick Return: 40 vs. Buffalo (9/19/15)
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