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Gary Bush
Gary Bush

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Christopher Columbus

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 179

Position:
Wide Receiver



11/11/2013

Football Banquet Tickets on Sale

Dec. 8 event to honor 21 seniors.

04/10/2013

Teams Set After Spring Draft

Team Black will take on Team Gold on Saturday in the Spring Game at Ross-Ade Stadium.

12/14/2012

Bowl-Bound Boilermakers: How They Got There

Led by a group of 20 seniors, Purdue won its last three games and was invited to the Heart of Dallas Bowl.

11/24/2012

Purdue vs. Indiana Game Notes

11/12/2012

Football Game Notes - at Illinois

Boilers look for backj-to-back road wins.

11/24/2012

AP Photos: Football vs. Indiana

AP Photos: Football vs. Indiana

11/03/2012

Purdue vs. Penn State - AP Photo Gallery

Purdue vs. Penn State - AP Photo Gallery

10/27/2012

Purdue vs. Minnesota

Purdue vs. Minnesota - AP Photo Gallery

10/20/2012

AP Photos: Purdue at No. 7 Ohio State

AP Photos: Purdue at No. 7 Ohio State

09/29/2012

AP Photos: Purdue vs. Marshall

AP Photos: Purdue vs. Marshall

2012: Started all 13 games ... finished with 41 receptions for 365 yards and a career-high seven touchdowns ... also had two rushes for 18 yards ... caught six passes for 43 yards and a touchdown against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 1 ... had one reception for two yards at No. 22 Notre Dame on Sept. 8 ... had nine yards receiving on two catches against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 15 ... caught seven passes for 83 yards with a career-high three touchdowns against Marshall on Sept. 27 ... had three catches for 17 yards and one rush for 11 yards against Michigan on Oct. 6 ... caught two passes for 32 yards against Wisconsin on Oct. 13 ... finished with two catches for 39 yards and touchdown at No. 7 Ohio State on Oct. 20 ... had one reception for 10 yards at Minnesota on Oct. 27 ... caught a career-high nine passes for 47 yards against Penn State on Nov. 3 ... finished with four receptions for 22 yards and a touchdown and one carry for seven yards at Iowa on Nov. 10 ... caught four passes for 61 yards and one score against Indiana on Nov. 24.

2011: Appeared in all 13 games with two starts ... finished fourth on the team with 29 receptions for 310 yards and three touchdowns ... caught at least one pass in 12 of 13 games ... finished with three catches for 21 yards against Middle Tennessee on Sept. 3 ... had two receptions at Rice on Sept. 10 ... finished with three catches for 20 yards and a touchdown against Southeast Missouri on Sept. 17 ... had one catch for six yards against Notre Dame on Oct. 1 ... had one catch for three yards against Minnesota on Oct. 8 ... finished with 10 yards on a pair of receptions against Illinois on Oct. 22 ... hauled in a 48-yard touchdown catch at Michigan on Oct. 29 ... had one reception for nine yards at Wisconsin on Nov. 5 ... tallied four catches for 46 yards in overtime win against Ohio State on Nov. 12 ... finished with three receptions for 34 yards against Iowa on Nov. 19 ... had two catches for 23 yards at Indiana on Nov. 26 ... tallied a career-high 90 receiving yards on six catches with a touchdown against Western Michigan in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl on Dec. 27.

2010: Appeared in 11 games, making one start ... finished with 11 receptions for 95 yards and one touchdown ... caught first collegiate pass for 11 yards against Toledo on Sept. 25 ... had two receptions for 10 yards, including a seven-yard touchdown catch, at Illinois on Oct. 30 ... had a then-career-high 39-yard reception against Michigan on Nov. 13.

2009: Appeared in the first two games as a reserve ... did not record any statistics ... sidelined balance of season with sports hernia (abdominal muscle tearing).

High School: Had 33 receptions for 555 yards (16.8 average) and nine touchdowns as a senior ... caught 15 passes for 320 yards (21.3 average) and six touchdowns during junior season ... second team All-Dade County by the Miami Herald as a senior ... three-star prospect by Rivals.com ... invited to play in Nike South Florida All-Star game with fellow Boilermakers Kevin Pamphile and Brandon Taylor ... coach was Chris Merritt ... also played basketball and was a first team All-Dade County and all-district selection as a junior ... led his team with a 21-point scoring average and 10 assists per game ... AAU basketball teammate of fellow Boilermaker Gabe Holmes ... a standout in the long jump, finishing third in the state as a junior.

Personal: Given name is Gary Bernado Bush ... born Aug. 11, 1990 ... organizational leadership and supervision major ... father, Gary, played football at Mississippi Valley State with Jerry Rice, while his mother, Michele, played college basketball at Miami and North Carolina Central ... nickname is "G.J."