Travis Bush

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Travis Bush
Sport(s) American football
Current position
Title Head coach
Athletic director
Team Seguin (TX) HS
Biographical details
Alma mater Texas State University–San Marcos
Texas Christian University
Playing career
1995–2000 Texas State
Position(s) Wide receiver
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2000 San Marcos (TX) HS (Asst.)
2001–2003 TCU (GA)
2004–2006 Texas State (WRs)
2007–2010 Texas State (Co-OC)
2011 UTSA (OC)
2012 Houston (RBs)
2012–2013 Houston (OC/QBs)
2013–2014 Houston (OC/Associate HC)
2016–present Seguin (TX) HS
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
2016–present Seguin (TX) ISD

Travis Bush is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the head football coach and athletic director at Seguin High School, a position he has held since 2016. He was the offensive coordinator for the University of Houston under head coach Tony Levine. While originally hired onto Levine's staff as running backs coach, Bush was promoted to the offensive coordinator position when his predecessor Mike Nesbitt resigned following Houston's first game of the 2012 season.

Playing career[edit]

Travis Bush played as a high school quarterback on his father's team at Gregory-Portland High School in Portland, Texas.[1] Graduating in 1995, Bush was a selection for the UIL AAAA All-State Team. He was then recruited by Texas State as a wide receiver, and graduated in 2000. It was during his time as a Texas State player that Bush became acquainted with Tony Levine, who was the wide receivers coach there from 1997 until 1999.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

After his graduation from Texas State, Bush became an assistant under his father at San Marcos High School, before becoming a graduate assistant at TCU where he served until 2003. In 2004, Bush returned to his alma mater at Texas State as wide receivers coach. During his time in this position, Texas State reached the 2005 NCAA Division I-AA national semifinals.

In 2007, he was promoted to co-offensive coordinator and associate head coach for Texas State, and the team's record was turned around to 8-5 by the 2008 season. This was one of only five winning seasons that Texas State had achieved over the past twenty three years.[3] That season, Texas State also claimed the Southland Conference championship, and Bush's offense ranked fifth in the NCAA Division I FCS.[1] The following season, Texas State's record was 7-5.

In 2010, UTSA and head coach Larry Coker announced that they had hired Travis Bush as offensive coordinator for their inaugural season in 2011. However, he remained with UTSA for only one year before he decided to leave for Houston as running backs coach.[4]

Following the resignation of Mike Nesbitt as Houston's offensive coordinator after the first game of 2012, Travis Bush was promoted to offensive coordinator by head coach Tony Levine.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Travis Bush". Houston Cougars athletics. 2012-10-15. 
  2. ^ Valderas, Andrew (October 18, 2013). "Levine travels lengthy path to UH's top job". The Daily Cougar. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Texas State 2012 Football Fact Book" (PDF). Texas State athletics. 2012-10-15. 
  4. ^ McCarney, Dan (2012-02-11). "Bush leaves for Houston". San Antonio Express-News. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  5. ^ Duarte, Joseph (2012-09-03). "UH offensive coordinator resigns two days after upset loss". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 

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