- Semifinalists for Lou Groza National Collegiate Place Kicker of the Year Award (1-of-20)
- School-record holder for most field goals in a single-season with 21 this year.
- Owns school record for most field goals made (38) by a Red Raider in a two-year career.
- Ranks 4th in Texas Tech career history with 102 PATs.
- Ranks 6th in school history for career field goals (38).
- Has 7 games this season with multiple field goals made - most by a Red Raider in over 22 years.
- Twice has tied a school record with four made field goals in a single-game (vs. Texas State/at KU).
- Lou Groza Place Kicker National 'Star of the Week' Award (Sept. 30)
- Lou Groza Place Kicker National 'Star of the Week' Award (Oct. 7)
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, vs. Texas (2012)
PATs Attempted: 8, vs. Stephen F. Austin (2013)
PATs Made: 8, vs. Stephen F. Austin (2013)
* Indicates most recent high
2013 Leads the NCAA in made field goals (21)... ranks 7th in the NCAA in scoring/game (10.6 points/game)... has made multiple field goals in 7-of-10 games this season and in 13 games during his career... has made eight consecutive field goals (dates back to 3-of-3 performance at West Virginia)... is three points shy of breaking the school record for points scored in a season by a Red Raider junior (current record: RB Taurean Henderson, 108 points in 2004)... needs only five points to break his own record for most points in a single-season by a Red Raider kicker (Bustin, 110 points in 2012: 17 FG, 59 PATs)... joined Tech's career scoring leaders top-10 record book with 216 career points scored moving past Scott Segrist (1985-88)... needs only two made PATs to move past Jon Davis (1991-94 - 103 PATs) into third place all-time at Tech for career PATs... 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.