The Fordham Rams defeated the Yale Bulldogs for the first time in team history, posting a 12-10 win at Jack Coffey Field.
Moved up the depth chart as a freshman, closing out the year as the back-up to John Skelton... also handled the holding duties for placekicker Adam Danko... had a solid Spring Game, completing 12 of 17 passes for 90 yards and one touchdown... also rushed five times for 25 yards... gives the Rams a quality back-up at quarterback.
2007: Appeared in ten games for the Rams as a freshman... completed two of his three passes for 23 yards... also rushed six times for 38 yards (6.3 yards/carry)... completed eight of 14 passes for 94 yards and rushed three times for ten yards in a junior varsity game against Nassau Community College.
Before Fordham: A graduate of Desert Ridge High School in Gilbert, Arizona... lettered in football and baseball... ranked number one for passing yardage and completions for 5A Div. II in 2006... selected as the starting quarterback for the South 5A All-Star Team... tied an Arizona state high school record with six passing touchdowns in a 5A nonregion win over Mesa Skyline... passed for over 400 yards and rushed for more than 100, including a rushing touchdown, in the Mesa Skyline win... holds high school quarterback records for rushing yards in a season (436), longest rush (80 yards), rushing touchdowns in a season (nine), passing yards (2,821), long pass (80 yards), completions (204), completion percentage (64%), touchdowns (28), quarterback rating (113) and passing yards/game (256.5)... named Honorable Mention All-State and Second Team All-Fiesta Region in 2006... served as a team captain and named team MVP as a junior and senior... named Arizona Cardinals High School Player of the Week once and News Channel 12 Player of the Week once in 2006... Honorable Mention All Fiesta Region as a junior... named Gatorade 5A Rookie of the Year in football as a sophomore at Desert Ridge... Second Team All-Fiesta Region in baseball as a junior... attended Dodson High School in Mesa, Arizona in 2004-05 where he competed with the track and field squad.
Personal: Born March 23, 1989... son of Justine and Keith Busch... has an older brother (Keith)... has not declared a major.