BEFORE TECH: Stephen was a
three-year standout at Cookeville High School, serving as team
captain as a senior on his way to being named District 6 Class 6A
Most Valuable Player. An Honor student, he was named to the
Herald-Citizen All-Upper Cumberland first-team, and was voted by
his team as the Most Valuable Offensive Player. He also received
the prestigious Cav Award. As a senior, he rushed for 1,292 yards
and 13 touchdowns, averaging 6.5 yards per try. He also has 202
receiving yards and two touchdowns, 16 punt returns for 205 yards
and 15 kick returns for 238 yards. On defense, he had 36 total
tackles and three interceptions.
PERSONAL: The son of Barry and Sharla Bush...birthdate is March 3, 1993...full name is James Stephen Walker Bush...will enroll in general curriculum.