CAREER HIGHS Field Goals Attempts: 5, at Kansas (2013)
Field Goals Made: 4 2x, at Kansas (2013)*
Longest Field Goal Made: 50, at Texas State (2012)
Field Goals Blocked: 1 2x, vs. Kansas State (2013)
PATs Attempted: 8, vs. Stephen F. Austin (2013)
PATs Made: 8, vs. Stephen F. Austin (2013)
* Indicates most recent high
2014 Academic All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Lou Groza Award Watch List... played in 12 games, made 10-of-14 field goals (20-29 YARDS: 6-for-7 ... 30-39 YARDS: 3-for-4 ... 40-49 YARDS: 1-for-2 ... 50+ YARDS: 0-for-1 ... made 42-of-44 PAT attempts... tallied a team-leading 72 points scored on the season... BIG 12 RANKINGS: fourth in PATs made (42)... seventh in scoring (kickers) (72 points)... ninth in field goals made (10)... TEXAS TECH RANKINGS: broke school record for career field goals (50) - previous record was 48 by Alex Trlica (2004-07)... owns career field goal percentage record (.769, 50-of-65)... second in career PATs (153)... fourth in career scoring (303 points - 153 PATs, 50 FG)... made seven consecutive field goals from Sept. 6-Oct. 25... SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: made two field goals (season-long 40 yards and 25) and was 4-of-4 in PAT attempts in final career game against No. 5 Baylor (11/29) at AT&T Stadium... made multiple field goals in 17 games during career... made 4-of-5 PAT attempts at Iowa State (11/22)... tied the school record for career field goals with a 27-yard field goal against No. 24 Oklahoma (11/15)... also connected on 3-of-3 PAT attempts against the Sooners... made 1-of-2 PAT attempts and missed only field-attempt (29 yards) against Texas (11/1)... made two field goals (28 yards, 38 yards) and made three PAT attempts at No. 10 TCU (10/25)... connected on all four PAT attempts and made both field goal tries from 34 yards and 38 yards against Kansas (10/18)... moved into sole possession of second place in school history with 45 career field goals... made two field goal attempts (21 yards, 25 yards) and made all four PAT attempts against West Virginia (10/11)... marked first game of the season with multiple field goals made... moved into a tie for second place all-time in school history with 43 career field goals (Bill Adams, 1977-79 - 43 field goals)... made only PAT attempt and didn't attempt a field goal at No. 22 Kansas State (10/4)... made 5-of-5 PAT attempts and did not attempt a field goal at No. 24 Oklahoma State (9/25)... moved past Michael Crabtree into fifth place in school history for career scoring (247 points) with 4-of-4 PAT attempts against Arkansas (9/13)... connected on first field goal of the season (28 yards) and was 3-of-3 in PAT attempts at UTEP (9/6) while field goal made moved him into a tie for third place all-time in school history in career field goals made (41)... made season debut with a perfect 6-of-6 on PAT attempts while missing on a 35-yard field goal attempt in season opener against Central Arkansas (8/30).
2013 All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... Lou Groza Award Semifinalist (Nation's Top Kicker)... Academic All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Midseason San Antonio Express-News All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Lou Groza Place Kicker National 'Star of the Week' Award (Oct. 7)... Lou Groza Place Kicker National 'Star of the Week' Award (Sept. 30)... Preseason College Football News All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Preseason Athlon All-Big 12 (3rd Team)... played in 13 games, made 23-of-27 field goals (20-29 YARDS: 13-for-13... 30-39 YARDS: 9-for-11... 40-49 YARDS: 1-for-3)... NCAA RANKINGS: leads all active players in career field goal attempts/game (1.96)... second in field goals attempted (27)... third among active players in career field goals made/game (1.54)... third in field goals made (23)... sixth in field goals made/game (1.8)... sixth among active players in caerer points/game (8.9)... sixth in scoring among kickers (121)... 11th in scoring (121)... 22nd in field goal percentage (.852)... 27th in PATs made (52)... 28th among active players in career field goal attempts (40)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: led the league in field goals attempted (27)... led the league in field goals made in a single-game (4 at Kansas, 4 vs. Texas State)... led the league in points scored kicking in a single game (18 at Kansas)... led the league in field goals attempted in a single-game (5 at Kansas)... second in field goals made (23)... second in field goals made/game (1.8)... second in scoring among kickers (121)... third in scoring (121)... third in PATs made (52)... third in field goal percentage (.852)... TEXAS TECH RANKINGS: owns school record for most field goals in a single-season (23)... owns school record for most points scored in a season by a junior (121)... owns school record for most points scored in a season by a kicker (121)... owns school record for most field goals made in a two-year career (40)... owns school record for most points scored (kicking) in a single-game (18 at Kansas: 4 FG, 6 PAT)... owns school record for most field goals attempted in a season (27)... owns school record for field goal percentage (.852, 23-for-27)... shares school record for most field goals made in a single-game (4 at Kansas, 4 vs. Texas State)... third in career PATs (111)... fourth in single-season scoring (121)... fifth in career field goals (40)... seventh in career scoring (231)... made multiple field goals in seven games - most by a Red Raider in a season in over 22 years... has made multiple field goals 13 times during career... has twice kicked a school record (done 12 times overall) four field goals in a single-game (vs. Texas State/at Kansas)... made 4-of-5 PAT attempts and connected on a 23-yard field goal helping the Red Raiders to a 37-23 upset over No. 14 Arizona State (12/30) in the National University Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego... field goal attempt in bowl game set a new school record for field goals attempted in a season... had streak of eight consecutive field goals made snapped missing a 40-yard attempt at Texas (11/28)... went 1-of-2 in field goal tries at Texas (made 32) and made only PAT attempt... did not attempt a field goal while making 4-of-5 PAT attempts (3rd attempt was blocked) against No. 4 Baylor (11/16) at AT&T Stadium in Arlington... made both field goal attempts (23, 31) and was 2-of-3 in PAT attempts against Kansas State (11/9)... blocked PAT attempt against the Wildcats snapped his streak of 101 consecutive made PAT attempts (2012-2013)... marked the first blocked PAT attempt by a Red Raider since 2008 (vs. Nebraska)... broke the school record for field goals made in a season with a 32-yard field goal in the first quarter against No. 12 Oklahoma State (11/2)... connected on two field goals (32, 26) and was 4-of-4 in PAT attempts against the Cowboys... fourth and final PAT against OSU marked 100 career PATs... made a 34-yard field goal and was a perfect 3-of-3 in PAT attempts at No. 12 Oklahoma (10/26)... field goal tied the all-time school record (17) for field goals in a single-season... joined the list last season of those Tech kickers with 17 field goals in a season... was a perfect 3-of-3 in field goals (21, 36, 26) and made 4-of-4 PAT attempts at West Virginia (10/19)... missed only field goal try (34 yards) against Iowa State (10/12) and was 6-of-6 in PAT attempts... snapped streak of making at least one field goal in five straight games... made four field goals in back-to-back games (vs. Texas State/at Kansas)... tied a school record with four made field goals for the second consecutive game with makes from 23, 25, 28 and 31 yards out at Kansas (10/5)... was also a perfect 6-for-6 in PAT attempts against the Jayhawks... tied a school record with 4-of-4 field goal attempts (29, 21, 27, 36) and made 3-of-3 PAT attempts against Texas State (9/21)... marked 11th time in school history a Red Raider made four field goals in a game (last coming in 2011 - Donnie Carona vs. No. 23 Texas A&M)... made a pair of field goals (39, 37) and was 2-for-2 in PAT attempts against No. 24 TCU (9/12)... connected on a 28-yard field goal and made 8-of-8 PAT attempts in home opener against Stephen F. Austin (9/7)... made season debut connecting on both field goals attempted (43 yards, 27 yards) both coming in the first half of the season opener at SMU (8/30)... also made 5-of-5 PAT attempts in season opener.
2012 All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (3rd Team)... College Football Performance Award - Hon. Mention National Placekicker of the Week (9/10)... NCAA RANKINGS: 12th in PATs made (59)... 34th in scoring (110)... 36th in field goals made (17)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: fourth in field goals attempted (24)... fourth in field goals made (17)... fifth in PATs made (59)... fifth in field goal percentage (70.8)... sixth in points scoring (110)... sixth in scoring points/game (8.5)... TEXAS TECH RECORD BOOK: tied all-time record for field goals made in a season (17)... first Red Raider since 1991 (Lin Elliott) and fourth Tech kicker of all-time to make 17 in a season... broke school record for points scored by a kicker (110)... became the 14th kicker in school history to be perfect in PAT attempts in a season (59-of-59)... fifth in PATs made (59)... made 17-of-24 field goals and 59-of-59 in PAT attempts... was 6-of-7 from 20-29 yards... 8-of-10 from 30-39 yards... 2-of-5 from 40-49 yards and 1-of-2 from +50 yards... longest made field goal of the season was a 50-yard field goal against Texas State... started his career with six consecutive made field goals to start the season (31, 36, 37, 38, 50, 21)... made two field goals - including the game-winner as time expired - and was 4-of-4 in PAT attempts against Minnesota (12/28) in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas at Reliant Stadium... kicked the game-winning field goal as time in regulation expired to give Tech a 34-31 victory over the Golden Gophers... field goal tied the school record for most field goals made in a single-season (17)... is one of four Red Raiders to connect on 17 field goals in a season... became the first Red Raider to kick a game-winning field goal in regulation with less than a minute remaining since Alex Trilica nailed a 41-yard field goal with 0:07 in the 2008 Gator Bowl (gave Tech a 31-28 win over Virginia)... made a 29-yard field goal and was 6-of-6 in PAT attempts against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... perfect 3-of-3 in PATs at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... made 5-of-5 PAT attempts and connected on 2-of-3 field goal tries (29, 27, missed 41) against Kansas (11/10)... made 3-of-4 field goal attempts (29, 41, 33 - missed 23, blocked) against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... connected on 3-of-3 PAT attempts, made a 37-yard field goal and had a 50-yard attempt blocked at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made 6-of-6 PAT attempts at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... perfect of 7-of-7 PAT attempts and missed only field goal attempt from 41 yards (3rd quarter, 6:33) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... connected on both field goals attempted (35 & 43 yards) and made both PAT attempts against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... made a 39-yard field goal and missed a 41-yard field goal in the fourth quarter at Iowa State (9/29) while connecting on all three PATs... connected on seven PATs and missed only field goal attempt from 39 yards... snapped a streak of five consecutive field goals during the first two games... made both field goal attempts (38, 50) and was a perfect 7-of-7 in PAT attempts at Texas State (9/8)... 50-yard field goal marked the first by a Red Raider since 2010 (Donnie Carona - 52 yards - vs. Weber State)... went 3-for-3 in field goal attempts (31, 36, 37) and a perfect 5-for-5 in PAT attempts in career debut in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1)... became the first Red Raider in over 12 years to connect on three field goals in a career debut.
2011 Redshirt season.
KILGORE COLLEGE Kilgore College (NJCAA) in Kilgore, Texas... doubled as the place kicker and punter... was a perfect 19-of-19 in PAT attempts... connected on 13 field goals, ranking tied for third in the nation... posted a season-long 49-yard field goal... also averaged 41.4 yards per punt (7 punts, 290 yards)... perhaps top performance came against Arkansas Baptist while hitting six extra points and making field goals of 49-yards, 46-yards and 45-yards in 51-7 victory... Head Coach: J.J. Eckert.
HIGH SCHOOL Kilgore High School in Kilgore, Texas... a four-year varsity starter, making 45 career varsity starts (school record)... one of the all-time leading scorers in school history... four-time all-district selection... High School Coach: Mike Vallery.
PERSONAL Ryan Christopher Bustin... born June 28, 1991... son of Bobby and Sherry Bustin... majoring in business management at Texas Tech.