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A Perspective on New Jets DB Josh Bush

By Alan Schechter

October 1, 2011; Boston, MA, USA; Wake Forest Demon Deacons safety Josh Bush (4) reacts after making an interception during the third quarter against the Boston College Eagles at Alumni Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-US PRESSWIRE

Our friends at seeked out a review of Josh Bush from their related Wake Forest wesbite. Here is what they had to say, courtesy of

Josh Bush was promising in his freshman  campaign as a cover corner, but slipped significantly in his sophomore  and junior years, ultimately losing his starting role and leading to the  change to safety. He consistently had trouble following the football in  man coverage and was always better in zone anyway, so the move made  sense. He took to the rover position instantly and was able to see the  ball and read routes much more effectively, leading to an All-ACC  campaign in 2011.

Bush is a  solid tackler in space and does a good job of rotating into help. When  he sees the ball, he can get into his break and has good closing speed  to the receiver. What problems he had staying with receivers was  addressed by taking him out of man and shifting him to safety.

He has good  speed and size and should be able to contribute right away on special  teams, either on the hands team or on kickoffs and punts.

While he may not be a star, Bush is a solid value pick in the sixth and should be able to hold onto a roster spot somewhere.

Seems like a good review to me.