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CB JARRETT BUSH #24
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
TacklesSacksInterceptionsFumbles
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

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
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.

CURRENT CONTRACT EXPIRATION: After 2008

ELIAS Game By Game Packers Stats
Game Date OppPunt Returns
NoYdsAvgTD
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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