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Henry Bussey III
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Henry  Bussey III

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Opa Locka, Fla.

High School:
Hialeah Senior

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 180

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
12/03/1994

Major:
Sociology

09/09/2017

Football Shows Fight in Battle with No. 9 Wisconsin

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08/17/2017

Football Works and then Worked Again

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08/15/2017

Football Completes Practice No. 17 with No Cloud Cover

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08/14/2017

Football Returned to the Practice Field Monday

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04/18/2017

Owls Complete 13th Practice of the 2017 Spring Season, Two Remain

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09/03/2016

USATSI Gallery - SIU vs Florida Atlantic

USATSI Gallery - SIU vs Florida Atlantic

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AT FAU
Senior (2017
)

  • Recorded four receptions for a total of 17 yards versus Navy, in the season opener
  • Had three catches, which tied for a team high, for a total of 21 yards and added a four-yard punt return at Wisconsin
  • Had one punt return for minus one yard versus Bethune
  • Served as the team's punt returner versus Buffalo where he had a lone return of six yards
  • Saw action on both the offensive side of the ball and on special teams versus ODU
  • Added a five yard reception in the record setting night versus North Texas
  • Contributed on offense and special teams versus Marshall
  • Provided one kick return, a return of 19 yards, at La Tech


Junior (2016)

  • Led the team in the season opener versus SIU with six receptions
  • Recorded 57 receiving yards versus SIU and had one carry for no gain
  • Tallied two punt returns versus SIU for a total of 16 yards and recorded one catch for eight yards versus UM
  • Had a 10 yard reception and two punt returns for no gain at Kansas State
  • Versus Ball State he had two catches for a total of two yards, his longest catch of the game was a seven yarder and added a 17-yard punt return
  • Had one reception, a seven yarder, at FIU and just one punt return for minus 1 yard
  • Added two receptions to the team's 22 receptions for a total of 20 yards versus Charlotte
  • Saw action at Marshall
  • Versus WKU, he recorded a 10-yard carry and three receptions for a total of seven yards
  • Had four receptions for a game-leading 132 yards and his first collegiate TD versus Rice
  • Recorded a seven yard carry and a -7 yard punt return versus UTEP
  • Saw action in the ODU game
  • A touchdown reception was one of his four catches for 31 yards versus MT

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

Personal

  • Sociology major
  • Son of Peggy and Henry Bussey
  • Born Dec. 3, 1994 in Miami, Fla
Game-by-Game
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)
2016: SIU (Rec: 6-57 yards, R: 1-0 yards; PR: 2-16 yards); UM (Rec: 1-8 yards); K-State (Rec: 1-10 yards; PR: 2-0 yards); Ball State (Rec: 2-2 yards, PR: 1-17 yards); FIU (Rec: 1-7 yards, 1- -1 yard); Charlotte (Rec: 2-20 yards); WKU (Rec: 3-10 yards, R: 1-10 yards); Rice (Rec: 4-132 yards, 1 TD)
; UTEP (R: 1-7 yards, PR: 1- -7 yards); MT (Rec: 4-31, 1 TD)
2017:  Navy (Rec: 4-17); Wisconsin (Rec: 3-21, PR: 1-4); Bethune (PR: 1- -1); Buffalo (PR: 1-6); North Texas (Rec: 1-5); La Tech (KR: 1-19)

Career Game Highs
Receptions: 6 SIU (9/3/16)
Receiving Yards: 132 yards at Rice (11/5/16)
Touchdowns: 1 at Rice (11/5/16), MT (11/26/16)
Longest Reception: 84 at Rice (11/5/16)
Carries: 3 UAB (11/1/14), WKU (11/7/15)
Longest Rush: 8 yards Tulsa (9/13/14)
Touchdowns:
Kick Return: 5 WKU (11/7/15)

Kick Return Yards: 100 WKU (11/7/15)
Longest Kick Return: 40 at Buffalo (9/19/15)
Punt Returns: 2 SIU (9/3/16)
Punt Return Yards: 16 SIU (9/3/16)


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)

2016 Season Game Highs
Receptions: 6 SIU (9/3/16)
Receiving Yards: 132 at Rice (11/5/16)
Touchdowns: 1 at Rice (11/5/16), MT (11/26/16)
Longest Reception: 132 yards Rice (11/5/16)
Carries: 1 SIU (9/3/16), WKU (10/29/16)
Longest Rush: 10 yards WKU (10/29/16)
Touchdowns: N/A
Kick Return:
Kick Return Yards:
Longest Kick Return:
Punt Return:
2 SIU (9/3/16), K-State (9/17/16)
Punt Return Yards:
16 yards SIU (9/3/16)
Punt Return Long:
8 yards SIU (9/3/16)

2017 Season Game Highs
Receptions: 4 Navy (9/1/17)
Receiving Yards: 21 Wisconsin (9/9/17)
Touchdowns:
Longest Reception:
Punt Return: 1 2X
Punt Return Yards:
4 Wisconsin (9/9/17)
Punt Return Long:
 6 Buffalo (9/23/17)

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