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Team / Players / Jarrett Bush
6' 0" 197 lbs. Utah State

Exp: 3rd NFL Season, 3rd Packers Season
Age: 23
Acquired: Waiver 2006 (Car)
Current Status: Active Roster
2007 Bio:
  • Comes into camp looking to earn increased playing time at defensive back after seeing limited action as a rookie in 2006
  • A key member of the coverage unit, he finished third on the team in special teams stops
  • Despite joining the team a week prior to the season opener, was one of four rookies to play in every game (Colledge, Hawk and Moll the others)
  • All-WAC selection played in all 22 games during his Utah State career
  • Began his career at American River (Calif.) Junior College as a wide receiver before switching to defense as a sophomore
  • A three-sport athlete in high school, he earned honors on the gridiron and on the track as a 110 and 300-meter hurdles champion
Pro Summary
  • Intelligent and athletic second-year cornerback looks to compete for a spot in the defensive backfield and continue to provide excellent coverage on the special teams unit
  • Combines all the necessary physical assets of a cornerback with good ball skills
  • Has good size for the position
  • Played in all 16 games in 2006 despite joining Green Bay just a week prior to the season opener
  • One of four Packers rookies to play in every game (Daryn Colledge, A.J. Hawk and Tony Moll were the others)
  • Thrown into the mix in the defensive backfield almost immediately, he responded to the challenge and picked up schemes quickly
  • Also proved to be a dependable member of the coverage unit, finishing third on the team in special teams tackles
  • Claimed on waivers by Green Bay on Sept. 3, 2006
  • Worked his way up the depth chart, finishing the season listed as the backup right cornerback
  • Made great strides on the coverage unit, finishing third on the team in special teams tackles
  • Ranked among the NCAA leaders in passes defensed as a senior at Utah State in 2005
  • Originally signed with Carolina as a non-drafted free agent on May 5, 2006
2006 SeasonBack To Top
  • Played in all 16 games during rookie campaign
  • Saw most of his action on special teams while appearing in six games (15 snaps) as a reserve defensive back
  • His 13 tackles on special teams tied for third on the team
  • Made his NFL debut in the season opener, vs. Chicago (Sept. 10)
  • Saw his first defensive action the following week vs. New Orleans (Sept. 17) at left cornerback after Al Harris left for the locker room (cramps)
  • At Detroit (Sept. 24), played four snaps on defense and stopped Eddie Drummond on a key fourth-quarter kickoff return at Detroit's 16-yard line
  • Saw one defensive play vs. St. Louis (Oct. 8) and posted an early career-high three special teams tackles; later matched the total at Miami (Oct. 22)
  • In the fourth quarter of 23-17 victory at Minnesota (Nov. 12), was the first one down the field on a Jon Ryan punt and pressured returner Mewelde Moore into muffing the catch but inadvertently kicked the ball out of the end zone, resulting in a touchback; later, on kickoff that opened the second half, drew an illegal-block-above-the-waist penalty on Artose Pinner, negating a 102-yard touchdown return by Bethel Johnson
  • At Seattle (Nov. 27), saw spot duty at LCB
  • Played five snaps at cornerback at San Francisco (Dec. 10), when Charles Woodson had to temporarily leave the game with a shoulder injury; also tallied a special teams tackle
  • Posted a coverage stop vs. Minnesota (Dec. 21) and at Chicago (Dec. 31)
  • Originally signed with Carolina on May 5 as a non-drafted free agent; subsequently waived by the Panthers on Sept. 2
CollegeBack To Top
  • Played in all 22 games in his Utah State career, including 13 starts
  • Garnered 2005 All-Western Athletic Conference honors after an outstanding senior season in which he recorded 50 tackles and two interceptions for the Aggies
  • His 13 passes broken up in 2005 ranked sixth in the NCAA
  • Recorded 20 tackles and one interception among four passes defensed in 11 games (two starts) as a junior
  • Began his collegiate career at American River (Calif.) Junior College
  • Was all-state, all-region and all-league as a cornerback and return specialist as a sophomore in 2003
  • Intercepted four passes while posting an impressive 27-yard average on kickoff returns
  • Earned all-league status as a wide receiver and return specialist as a freshman
  • Also competed in track at American River JC
  • Majored in sociology
PersonalBack To Top
  • Given name is Jarett Bush
  • Born in Vacaville, Calif.
  • Single
  • A three-sport athlete at Will C. Wood High School in Vacaville, Calif.
  • A three year letterman on the gridiron, he earned all-league and all-county honors as a wide receiver and defensive back
  • Also wrestled and competed in track, where he was a two-time section champion in the 110 and 300-meter hurdles
  • Is related through marriage to five-time Pro Bowler and former Eagles wide receiver Mike Quick, now part of the Eagles radio broadcast team
  • Residence: Vacaville, Calif.
Player StatsBack To Top
Year GP GS Tot Solo Asst Sk Yds No Yds Lg TD PD FF FR Yds
2006 Green Bay 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Additional statistics: Special teams tackles - 13 in 2006.

NFL debut: vs. Chicago, 9/10/06

2006: Signed by Carolina Panthers as a non-drafted free agent, May 5...Waived by Panthers, Sept. 2...Claimed on waivers by Green Bay Packers, Sept. 3.


ELIAS Game By Game Packers Stats
Game Date OppPunt Returns
Sep 10, 2006 CHI000.00
Sep 17, 2006 NO000.00
Sep 24, 2006 @DET000.00
Oct 2, 2006 @PHI000.00
Oct 8, 2006 STL000.00
Oct 22, 2006 @MIA000.00
Oct 29, 2006 ARI000.00
Nov 5, 2006 @BUF000.00
Nov 12, 2006 @MIN000.00
Nov 19, 2006 NE000.00
Nov 27, 2006 @SEA000.00
Dec 3, 2006 NYJ000.00
Dec 10, 2006 @SF000.00
Dec 17, 2006 DET000.00
Dec 21, 2006 MIN000.00
Dec 31, 2006 @CHI000.00
2006 Totals000.00
Sep 9, 2007 PHI000.00
Sep 16, 2007 @NYG000.00
Sep 23, 2007 SD000.00
Sep 30, 2007 @MIN000.00
Oct 7, 2007 CHI000.00
Oct 14, 2007 WAS100.00
Oct 29, 2007 @DEN000.00
Nov 4, 2007 @KC000.00
Nov 11, 2007 MIN000.00
Nov 18, 2007 CAR000.00
Nov 22, 2007 @DET000.00
Nov 29, 2007 @DAL000.00
Dec 9, 2007 OAK000.00
Dec 16, 2007 @STL000.00
Dec 23, 2007 @CHI000.00
Dec 30, 2007 DET000.00
2007 Totals100.00
Packers Totals100.00

Statistics provided by Elias Sports Bureau
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