Steelers linebacker Devin Bush had his high school uniform number retired in the ceremony Thursday night in his hometown of Pembroke Pines, Florida.
The uniform No. 11 will be taken out of School by the Charles W Flanagan High school Falcons, where Bush played before enrolling in the University of Michigan being drafted with the No. 10 overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft by the Steelers this spring.
Steelers LB Devin Bush gets his No. 11 jersey retired by his alma mater Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines. Gets the honor just a day after being named AFC defensive player of the week. Strong start to his rookie season. pic.twitter.com/4Gy8stNkYU
— Will Manso (@WillMansoWPLG) October 17, 2019
“I love my hometown, I love my team, I love my school,“ Bush said. “ I just can’t thank you guys enough for supporting me and giving me the special night.“
Bush is the reigning AFC defensive player of the week and considered one of the front runners for the NFL defensive rookie of the year award.
Through six games, Bush has 52 tackles, three tackles for loss, one sack, four fumble recoveries, two interceptions and one defensive touchdown.