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Kyle Buss
Kyle  Buss

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Berlin, N.Y.

Last College:
Robert Morris

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 181

Position:
Wide Receiver


10/06/2017

UCONN vs Memphis

UCONN vs Memphis (photo by Stephen Slade)

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2017: Played in six games…Second on the team with 240 kick return yards…Caught one pass for four yards…Two performances with career-high 111 kick return yards at SMU (Sept. 30) and vs. Memphis (Oct. 6).

Prior to UConn (Robert Morris):

- 2015 STATS National Freshman Player of the Year Finalist
- 2015 Northeast Conference Offensive Rookie of the Year
- 2015 All-Northeast Conference Second Team
 
Worth Noting:
- Was the first Colonial to be named a finalist for National Freshman of the Year
- Was the first Colonial rookie to be named All-NEC on offense since 2002
 
2015 (Redshirt Freshman):
- Named NEC Offensive Rookie of the Year and All-NEC Second Team
- Broke six RMU rookie records
- Posted 50 catches for 742 yards, averaging 14.8 per reception
- Topped RMU rookie records in both single-season catches and yards and single-game catches and yards
- Finished regular season second nationally in receiving yards among freshmen and third in receptions/game
- Became the third Colonial ever to reach 50 catches in a season and third to hit 700 yards
- Started all 11 games
- Became the fourth Colonial, and second rookie, to have 3+ 100-yard receiving games in a year
- Became the first Colonial to catch nine passes in a game more than once in a season
- Named NEC Rookie of the Week November 2
- Earned that honor after eight-catch, 160-yard performance at Central Connecticut (10/31)
- Posted nine grabs for 138 yards against East Tennessee State (11/7)
- Had an 84-yard touchdown catch to turn deficit into lead late in that game against ETSU
- That 84-yard strike was the longest reception by a freshman in RMU history
- Tallied nine catches for 108 yards and his first collegiate TD in Homecoming win (9/19)
- Grabbed six passes for 91 yards against Sacred Heart (10/10)
- Notched 74 yards on four catches in his collegiate debut against Dayton (9/5)
- Also rushed for 44 yards on 17 carries on the year
 
2014 (Freshman):
- Did not see game action
 
High School: 
- Tallied 37 catches for 700 yards and nine touchdowns at Milford
- Was ranked the 29th best prep player in the nation according to Scout.com
- Was named first team all-purpose player of the year in New York in high school
- Finished in fourth place out of 1,100 participants at the national Nike Sparq combine

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