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2015 NFL DRAFT

Josh Bush, FS

School: Wake Forest  |  Conference: ACC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Lexington, NC
Height/Weight: 5-11 / 208 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
237107
2011 Season
Selected first-team All-ACC by the media. Had 115 yards on six interception returns. Finished with 59 total tackles, including 41 solo. Contributed five pass breakups and one quarterback hurry.
2010 Season
Played in 11 games and made eight starts ... Finished 12th on the team with 33 total tackles and second with four pass break-ups ... Started at cornerback in season opener against Presbyterian (Sept. 2) ... Had six tackles, including two for loss, vs. Duke (Sept. 11) ... Missed the Stanford game (Sept. 18) due to a hamstring injury ... Returned to start at Florida State (Sept. 25), recording four solo tackles ... Made five tackles and had a pass breakup vs. Georgia Tech (Oct. 2) ... Made four tackles at Maryland (Oct. 30) ... Had a season-high seven tackles vs. Boston College (Nov. 6) ... Had two tackles and a pass break-up at Vanderbilt (Nov. 27).
2009 Season
Started six games at free safety ... Missed the final two games of the season with a shoulder injury suffered against Georgia Tech (Nov. 7) ... Intercepted NC State's Russell Wilson to end Wilson's NCAA-record streak of 379 consecutive pass attempts without an interception ... Returned the pick 61 yards ... Earned his second varsity letter ... Finished the season with 25 tackles including 19 solos ... Had a season-high five tackles against Clemson (Oct. 17) and Georgia Tech ... Recorded two pass break-ups vs. Maryland (Oct. 10).
2008 Season
Played in all 13 games, both in the secondary and on special teams ... Missed the EagleBank Bowl after injuring his shoulder in the season finale against Vanderbilt ... Saw extensive playing time at Florida State (Sept. 20) ... Had four tackles vs. Miami (Oct. 25) and matched that with four against Duke (Nov. 1) ... All four stops vs. UM were solos ... Played on the punt, punt return and kickoff return teams ... Had a fumble recovery and three-yard return against Virginia (Nov. 8).
High School
The Davidson County Defensive Player of the Year in 2006... a three-time all-conference selection and two-time all-county pick... amassed more than 3,200 career all-purpose yards... threw for 676 yards as a senior, rushed for 642 yards and averaged 44.9 yards on 11 kickoff returns... intercepted six passes as a senior for the Green Dragons... played wide receiver and safety for most of his career at West Davidson... moved to quarterback on offense for his senior year and led his team to an 8-4 record... helped lead his high school team into the North Carolina 1-A playoffs... tore his ACL as a sophomore, but played through the injury... ran a 4.45 40-yard dash... coached by Dale Barnes... an all-conference baseball player as a junior.
Personal
Born March 6, 1989... chose Wake Forest over Appalachian State, East Carolina, James Madison and North Carolina.
 
Latest News
04/30/2012 - A closer look at the Jets' picks: Round 6/187-Josh Bush, S, 5-11, 208, Wake Forest...Converted to safety from cornerback as a senior, when he had six interceptions, and will contribute right away in the secondary and on special teams. COULD SURPRISE: Safety Josh Bush: He won't be a superstar, but his ability to do a little bit of everything-including play special teams-should make him a valuable contributor right away. Bush ran a sub-4.5 40 at the combine, played cornerback at Wake Forest and will provide much-needed depth behind the questionable starting duo of LaRon Landry and Eric Smith. - The Sports Xchange

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