Andy Bushak - Class of 1972

  • Andy Bushak Andy earned letters in football and basketball. He was a tackle and linebacker who was selected to the All-Scholastic Team by the Plain Dealer and Cleveland Press in 1971.
    He played in the North-South All-Star Game in Canton and was awarded the 1971 Rockne Award and the 1972 Sports Illustrated Outstanding Athlete Award.

    Andy decided to continue his football and academic pursuits at the Naval Academy where he earned three letters.  
    He helped Navy win the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy twice. The Navy defense was ranked third in the NCAA. Andy was an Honorable Mention All-American linebacker was selected to the Navy-Marine Corp Memorial 50 Year All-Stadium Team as a linebacker.

    Part of his five year active duty was served as a surface warfare officer aboard the USS Somers. Other duties included be stationed in Okinawa and the Indian Ocean. Andy signed with the Cleveland Browns as a free agent in April 1981.