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  Bakari Bussey

Bakari  Bussey

Player Profile

RS Senior

West Chester, Ohio

High School:
Lakota West

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205



Allen and Huynh Sign Free Agent Contracts

Bussey and Thompson earn NFL tryouts


Ohio Football Holds NFL Pro Day

'Cats welcome back 14 departed seniors to showcase their skills


The Frank Solich Show Airs Tonight at Donatos

Show begins at 7 p.m. and features special guest Bakari Bussey


Ohio Falls to Bowling Green 26-14 on Senior Night

Bobcats return to action next week at Ball State


Bobcats Become Bowl Eligible, Beat Bulls 38-31

Ohio defeats Buffalo to improve to 6-0 overall and 2-0 in Mid-American Conference play


Ohio vs. ULM

Independence Bowl


Ohio vs Norfolk State

Ohio vs Norfolk State

Bakari Bussey Photo Gallery

2012: Appeared in all 13 games and made one start... Finished second on the team with 37 receptions... His 313 yards receiving were ranked fourth on the team... Caught three passes for 11 yards in Ohio's 24-14 win at Penn State on Sept. 1... Had a key third down reception against the Nittany Lions, which led to a game-clinching touchdown drive in the fourth quarter... Caught three passes for 29 yards in the home-opener against New Mexico State (Sept. 8)... Recorded season-highs of eight receptions and 77 yards in the Bobcats' win over Buffalo (Oct. 6)... Hauled in a season-long 34-yard reception against Akron (Oct. 13)... Caught six passes for 39 yards against Bowling Green (Nov. 7)... Posted five receptions at Ball State (Nov. 14).

2011: Appeared in 13 games and made four starts ... Finished the year with 112 yards receiving and 11 receptions ... Hauled in two catches for 26 yards vs. Marshall (Sept. 17) ... Had 25 yards receiving on two catches against Kent State (Oct. 1) ... Recorded season-highs of three catches and 44 yards at Buffalo (Oct. 8) ... Tallied two catches for 12 yards vs. Ball State (Oct. 15).

2010: Finished the season with six receptions for 107 receiving yards ... Achieved season-bests against Louisiana on Oct. 30 with two receptions for 36 yards, a run of 24 yards and one touchdown ... Also had two receptions against Wofford on Sept. 4 for 35 yards and a long run of 20 yards ... Recorded one catch at Ohio State on Sept. 18 and against Akron on Oct. 16 gaining 22 and 14 yards, respectively.

2009: Saw action in 12 games, catching three passes for 16 yards.

2008: Redshirted.

Prior to Ohio: Snared 27 passes for 408 yards and six touchdowns as a senior at Lakota West High School, earning First-Team All-Conference honors ... Lettered in football two years and track four years.

Personal: Majoring in Sociology-Criminology....Is the son of Barney and Beverly Bussey.