George Bussey

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George Bussey
Free agent
Position: Tackle / Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-10-24) October 24, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth: Louisville, Kentucky
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 306 lb (139 kg)
Career information
High school: Louisville (KY) Western
College: Louisville
NFL draft: 2009 / Round: 5 / Pick: 170
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 0
Games started: 0
Fumbles recovered: 0
Stats at
Career Arena football statistics
Receptions: 5
Receiving yards: 56
Tackles: 1
Stats at

George Bussey (born October 24, 1984[1]) is an American football offensive lineman who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisville.

Early years[edit]

Bussey attended Western High School in Louisville, Kentucky, where he played football as an offensive lineman. He was named a county all-star and started at both tackle and guard.

College career[edit]

After graduating from high school in 2004, Bussey was a walk-on at the University of Louisville. He was a reserve offensive lineman and played on special teams in his sophomore season in 2005. In 2006, he started all 13 games playing both tackle and guard, and did not yield a sack en route to a first-team All-Big East Conference selection. He started 12 games in his junior season and earned Second Team All-Big East honors. In his 2008 senior season, Bussey was named a first-team All-Big East for the second time, playing both guard and tackle, and was named to Outland Trophy preseason watch lists.

Professional career[edit]

New England Patriots[edit]

Bussey was drafted by the Patriots in the fifth round (170th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft. On July 23, he signed a four-year contract.[2] He was placed on injured reserve on September 5 with a knee injury, ending his season. He returned to participate in the Patriots' preseason games in 2010 before being waived/injured on September 4. He cleared waivers the next day and was placed on injured reserve. Bussey received an injury settlement and became a free agent on September 13, 2010.

San Jose SaberCats[edit]

On July 17, 2015, Bussey was placed on reassignment.


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