Bussey was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He signed a 4-year contract with the team on July 28, 2011. He was waived on September 3, 2011, and re-signed to the team's practice squad on September 4. He remained with the Saints through the 2012 season. He played in the Saints' playoff win over the Detroit Lions on January 7, 2012.