2011-12 Football
1 Devan Gadson DB
2 Alan Porter Jr. DB
3 Eric Slenk WR
4 Tim Bennett WR
5 Kelvin Smarwt WR
6 Jabril Baker RB
7 Dylan Simkin WR
8 Bobby Wysocki RB
9 Ben Lehman QB
10 Quinn Schafer QB
11 Nick Malantis QB
12 Steve O'Bryant WR
14 Andrew Cassara WR
15 Laurence Treadaway DB
16 Keith Larson DB
18 Fred Gladney WR
18-D Kevin Ferguson DB
19 Eric Hoffman QB
20 Adam Weinel K
21 Dylan Storm DB
22 Alex Grask DB
23 John Edwards DB
23-O Pete Rufo WR
24 Taylor Deloye P
24-O Darelled Jones WR
25 Sterling Summerville RB
26 Colin Burke DB
27 Vince Schmidt DB
28 Andrew Fletcher RB
29 Hayden Hast DB
30 Chrision Rasberry DB
30-O Austin Peterman RB
31 Ryan Singh DB
32 Ryan Lehr RB
33 Chris Giehon RB
34 Kevin Becker TE
35 Cody Gokan LB
36 Brandon Spinner DB
37 Mike Pando K
37-D Robert Macari LB
38 Christopher Howard LB
39 Roberto Kelly LB
40 Nick Moffitt TE
40-D Nate Saari LB
41 Dale Cook RB
42 Grant Bushong DL
43 Patrick Derbak LB
44 Gabe Ali-El RB
46 Eric Hilmer DB
47 Jordan Lewis LB
48 Ryan Mundy DB
49 Kiernan Lindsey DB
49-O Jake Hutson RB
50 Bruce Collins DL
51 Cole Gridley LB
52 Francis Baker, Jr. LB
53 Mike Sekuloski LB
55 Matt Osborne LB
56 Robert Foy LB
57 Bill Bodzianowski OL
58 Matt Barlow DL
59 J.T. Rotroff LB
61 Nate Koeneman OL
62 Cory Van Arnum OL
63 Gavin Grillo OL
64 Ben DuKatz OL
67 Levi Mock LB
70 Matt Schroll OL
73 Cody Hopkins OL
74 Ferdinand Velez OL
75 Stuart Barkley OL
76 Johnathon Taylor OL
77 Nate Blair OL
79 Sean Cook OL
80 Andrew Rausch TE
81 Tony Taibi WR
82 Kent Warren TE
83 Mike Gerton TE
84 Tanner Kuramata WR
85 Andrew Butts WR
86 Cole Anderson WR
87 Daniel Gold WR
88 Greg Wood P
88-O Alex Hentgen WR
89 Sean McCarty WR
90 Matt Mallon TE
91 Brett Heber DL
92 Bryce Dempsey DL
93 John Giovenco DL
94 Aaron Brandt DL
95 Brian Plachinski DL
96 Jalen Johnson DL
97 Nikko Carson DL
98 Chris Smith K
99 Wesley Manderscheid LS
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2011-12
Football
Grant Bushong

#42 Grant Bushong

POS. DL
HT. 6-1
WT. 240
YR. Sr.
HOMETOWN Ionia, Mich.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Ionia

Team captain in 2011.

2010: Started all 11 games for the Brown and Gold as a junior ... earned Honorable Mention All-Pioneer Football League honors ... finished fifth on the team with 59 total tackles, including 27 solo stops ... made six tackles for loss, including 2.5 quarterback sacks ... recorded first collegiate interception at Dayton (Oct. 2) ... made a career-high 10 tackles against Butler on Oct. 30 ... had eight stops against Drake (Sept. 25) and at Campbell (Nov. 6) ...  named team’s Defensive Player of the Game against Butler ... voted to the PFL All-Academic Second Team ... named to the PFL Fall Academic Honor Roll ... earned Valparaiso University Student-Athlete Presidential Academic honors.

2009: Saw action in all 11 games for the Crusaders as a linebacker or on special teams ... finished the season with 12 total tackles, including five solo stops ... had a season-high three stops against Carthage on Sept. 26 ... had two tackles on four other occasions ... returned three kickoffs on the season, including a long of 13 yards against San Diego (Oct. 10) ... named to the Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2008: Appeared in one game as a freshman ... made collegiate debut at Campbell on Nov. 15 ... named team’s Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Jacksonville game ... played mainly on Valpo’s reserve team ... named to the Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Bulldogs ... three-time All-Area selection ... twice named to the All-Capitol Area Athletic Conference Team ... an All-County selection as a senior ... Defensive Player of the Year in 2007 ... third in school history with 213 career tackles ... team captain ... also lettered in basketball, baseball, golf, and track and field.

Personal: Grant is the son of Gary and Janie Bushong ... major is sports management ... born May 29, 1990.