Former Michigan football staffer Devin Bush Sr. named Ole Miss recruiting director

Angelique S. Chengelis
The Detroit News

Former Michigan football defensive analyst Devin Bush Sr. is now Ole Miss director of recruiting.

Bush joins new Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin's staff, the school announced Friday. Bush will be reunited with former Michigan safeties/special teams coordinator Chris Partridge, who is now the Rebels’ co-defensive coordinator.

Devin Bush Sr.

Bush spent four seasons on Jim Harbaugh's Michigan staff, arriving in Ann Arbor from Flanagan High School in Florida where, as head coach, he led the program to the 2015 state championship. His son, Devin Bush Jr., was a linebacker and co-captain at Michigan in 2018 and was the Big Ten's Defensive Player of the Year that season.

At Florida State, Bush Sr. played safety and helped the program in 1993 win its first national championship. Bush was a first-round draft pick by the Atlanta Falcons and played four seasons (1995-98) with the team. Additionally, Bush played for the St. Louis Rams (1999-2000) and the Cleveland Browns (2001-02). During his time in the NFL, Bush appeared in two Super Bowls and won Super Bowl XXXIV with the St. Louis Rams.

More: Former Michigan QB Shea Patterson to take part in NFL combine

More: Detroit News Blue Chip players talk best and worst of recruiting