Updated: February 1, 2013
2012: Practiced with the scout team, but didn’t see any game action … Recorded a 285-pound bench press, a 340-pound front squat and a 275-pound push jerk to earn Hokie level honors in fall scout team testing.
2011: Was redshirted while playing on the scout team … Moved back to rover before finishing the fall at cornerback … Was an Iron Hokie during off-season workouts … Was in on two tackles twice in four spring scrimmages.
2010: Joined the team in January for off-season workouts … Worked at the rover position briefly, then moved to free safety … Had a tackle in each of the team’s first two spring scrimmages … Posted three tackles in the Maroon-White game.
High School: Played running back, defensive back and receiver for Coach John Adams at Lebanon High … Lettered three seasons … Was all-district, all-region and first-team all-state on defense his senior season … Helped the team to a pair of regional titles … Returned a punt 60 yards during the 2009 regional title game against Gate City.
Personal: Nicholas Blake Bush … Born 6/2/91 in Abingdon, VA … Son of Ronnie and Debra Bush … Enrolled in agricultural sciences.