Sound the sirens, because yet another talented individual has been added to the NCAA transfer portal database. North Texas wide receiver Rico Bussey Jr. has reportedly been added to the transfer portal as he begins the process of checking out his options.
Bussey Jr. will be a graduate transfer with immediate eligibility for the 2020 season. The upcoming season will also be his final year of college football. Bussey Jr. played each of the past four seasons, although he played in just two games in 2019 due to a season-ending torn ACL injury suffered early in the year. In 2018, Bussey Jr. caught 68 passes for 1,017 yards and 12 touchdowns for the Mean Green. In the previous season, in 2017, Bussey caught 47 passes for 677 yards and seven touchdowns.
By entering the transfer portal, Bussy Jr. is eligible to have contact with any other college football program reaching out to recruit him. Bussey Jr. may also withdraw his name form the transfer portal at any time if he chooses to remain at North Texas, but North Texas is no longer obligated to hold a scholarship for him. The majority of players who enter the transfer portal do eventually move on to a new program.