|Date of birth:October 24, 1984|
|Place of birth: Louisville, Kentucky|
|NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 5 / Pick: 170|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* New England Patriots ( 2009– 2010)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* 2× First-team All-Big East (2006, 2008)|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at ArenaFan.com|
George Bussey (born October 24, 1984) is an American football offensive guard who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisville.
After graduating from high school in 2004, Bussey was a walk-on at the University of Louisville. He was a reserve offensive lineman and played on special teams in his sophomore season in 2005. In 2006, he started all 13 games playing both tackle and guard, and did not yield a sack en route to a first-team All-Big East Conference selection. He started 12 games in his junior season and earned Second Team All-Big East honors. In his 2008 senior season, Bussey was named a first-team All-Big East for the second time, playing both guard and tackle, and was named to Outland Trophy preseason watch lists.
New England PatriotsEdit
Bussey was drafted by the Patriots in the fifth round (170th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft. On July 23, he signed a four-year contract. He was placed on injured reserve on September 5 with a knee injury, ending his season. He returned to participate in the Patriots' preseason games in 2010 before being waived/injured on September 4. He cleared waivers the next day and was placed on injured reserve. Bussey received an injury settlement and became a free agent on September 13, 2010.
San Jose SaberCatsEdit
On July 17, 2015, Bussey was placed on reassignment.
- ↑ "2019 Football Roster". Archived from the original on July 17, 2011. https://web.archive.org/web/20110717171903/http://www.uoflsports.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/bussey_george00.html. Retrieved April 26, 2009.
- ↑ Gasper, Christopher (July 18, 2009). "Patriots beef up with Brace". The Boston Globe. http://www.boston.com/sports/football/patriots/articles/2009/07/18/brace_signs_with_patriots/. Retrieved July 25, 2009.