Garret Bushong
Garret  Bushong


Ionia, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 247

Tight End

2005: Appeared in two games as reserve ... played vs. Akron on Sept. 10 and at Arizona on Sept. 17 ... did not catch any passes.

2004: Did not play.

2003: Named honorable mention Freshman All-American by Rivals.com ... appeared in 11 games as reserve ... had six receptions for 67 yards (11.2 average) ... caught two passes for nine yards in first two games before going without a catch in next four games he played ... prior to Northwestern game on Nov. 1 had his uniform number switched from 3 to 93 by head coach Joe Tiller "to get his focus off wearing a single-digit number" ... responded with season bests of three catches for 52 yards vs. Northwestern ... had 6-yard catch at Ohio State on Nov. 15.

High School: Ranked as No. 4 player in Michigan and No. 8 tight end nationally by Rivals.com ... rated as No. 6 tight end nationally and No. 17 player in Midwest by SuperPrep ... listed as No. 16 tight end by Tom Lemming ... three-time first-team all-area and all-conference selection ... had 27 receptions for 509 yards (18.9 average) and nine touchdowns as senior ... key blocker for team that averaged 211 yards rushing per game ... caught 93 career passes for 1,441 yards (15.5 average) ... also played defensive end, recording six sacks his senior season ... member of Detroit News and Detroit Free Press Dream Teams ... team captain his junior and senior years ... coach was Terry Johnson ... also participated in baseball, basketball and track and field ... two-time captain of basketball team and all-conference selection in shot put and discus ... one of six nominees for Michigan Male Student Athlete of the Year as senior.

Personal: Given name is Garret Lee Bushong ... born July 22, 1985 ... hospitality and tourism management major ... interests include computers and playing all sports.


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