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21 - Stephen Bush
Stephen Bush
Height: 5-9
Weight: 200
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cookeville, Tenn.
High School: Cookeville
Position: RB
gp 11
yds 306
yds/g 27.8
td 7

A gifted and inspired player, Stephen simply finds ways to contribute and succeed...a CoSIDA Academic All-District in the classroom, he will find plenty of opportunities with the football in his hands as a junior, both as a ball carrier and receiver out of the backfield...elusive runner with surprising quickness through the hole...has seen action in 21 games in his first two seasons on the roster...plenty of grit, he is a fearless contributor on special teams.

AT TECH (IN 2012): Started in four games in his second season on the roster, and played in 10 contests...rushed for 155 yards on 46 carries... scored a touchdown against North Greenville on Sept. 6, and reached the end zone against SEMO on Sept. 22...had seven receptions for 46 yards...accounted for 201 all-purpose yards.

(In 2011): Saw action in all 11 games as a true freshman for the Golden Eagles, mostly in a blocking capacity...logged five rushing yards on one carry on Nov. 19 in Tech's win against Austin Peay that clinched the OVC title.

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 honors 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...received the prestigious Cav Award...as a senior, he rushed for 1,292 yards and 13 touchdowns, averaging 6.5 yards per try...also had 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...majoring in basic business...four-time member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

Recent Games
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Rushes 62 48
Yards 306 230
Yards per game 27.8 28.8
Yards per rush 4.9 4.8
Touchdowns 7 6
Fumbles 1 -
Fumbles lost 1 -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 6 51 8.5 16 1 - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 6 15 2.5 5 0 1 1
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 4 18 4.5 14 0 - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 2 10 5.0 8 0 - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 10 30 3.0 38 1 - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 6 26 4.3 11 0 - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 3 21 7.0 19 0 - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 2 0 0.0 0 0 - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 1 0 0.0 0 0 - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 13 76 5.8 36 2 - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 9 59 6.6 42 3 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - 1 1
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 2 23 11.5 19 0 - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 1 4 4.0 4 0 - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 1 8 8.0 8 0 - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 1 9 9.0 9 0 - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 1 9 9.0 9 0 - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - 0
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - 0
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - 0
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - 0
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 29 Cumberland (Tenn.) W, 63-7 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 at Wisconsin L, 48-0 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Hampton W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Tennessee St. L, 41-21 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 Indiana St. W, 38-37 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Murray St. L, 35-24 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 UT Martin L, 28-17 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Eastern Ky. L, 24-10 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Jacksonville St. L, 34-14 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Eastern Ill. L, 56-21 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Southeast Mo. St. W, 41-16 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 Austin Peay W, 34-0 1 0 1 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 11 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 4 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 11 62 306 27.8 4.9 7 42 1 1
Conference 8 48 230 28.8 4.8 6 42 - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 29 164 27.3 5.7 4 42 - -
Away 5 33 142 28.4 4.3 3 38 1 1
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 4 30 196 49.0 6.5 6 42 - -
Losses 7 32 110 15.7 3.4 1 38 1 1

August 1 6 51 51.0 8.5 1 16 - -
September 3 12 43 14.3 3.6 0 14 1 1
October 4 21 77 19.2 3.7 1 38 - -
November 3 23 135 45.0 5.9 5 42 - -
December - - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 11 6 0.5 53 4.8 8.8 0 19
Conference 8 6 0.8 53 6.6 8.8 0 19
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 6 3 0.5 31 5.2 10.3 0 19
Away 5 3 0.6 22 4.4 7.3 0 9
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 4 - - - - - - -
Losses 7 6 0.9 53 7.6 8.8 0 19

August 1 - - - - - - -
September 3 2 0.7 23 7.7 11.5 0 19
October 4 3 0.8 21 5.2 7.0 0 9
November 3 1 0.3 9 3.0 9.0 0 9
December - - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 11 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 6 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 4 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 7 - - - - - - - 0

August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
December - - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 4 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 11 1 0 1 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 1 0 1 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 6 1 0 1 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 4 1 0 1 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 3 1 0 1 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
December - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -