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Lewis Fitzgerald Bush (December 2, 1969 – December 8, 2011) was an American football linebacker in the National Football League.

Lewis Bush
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Personal information
Born:(1969-12-02)December 2, 1969
Atlanta, Georgia
Died:December 8, 2011(2011-12-08) (aged 42)
Career information
High school:Parkland (WA) Washington
College:Washington State
NFL Draft:1993 / Round: 4 / Pick: 99
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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High school careerEdit

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Professional careerEdit

Bush was selected by the San Diego Chargers in the fourth round (99th overall) of the 1993 NFL Draft.[2][3] He played in the NFL for ten seasons, seven with the Chargers and three with the Kansas City Chiefs.


Bush was a pre-game commentator for San Diego Chargers radio broadcasts on KIOZ.

Lew also worked as an Enrollment Advisor for Ashford University in 2009.

He died of a heart attack on December 8, 2011.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Bush reinstated at WSU, but must sit out a year". Spokane Chronicle. (Washington). September 7, 1990. p. C1.
  2. ^ "Bledsoe dealt a Pats' hand". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. April 26, 1993. p. C1.
  3. ^ "Bledsoe to play 'Patriot Games'". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. April 26, 1993. p. 1B.
  4. ^ Norcross, Don (8 Dec 2011). "Former Charger LB Lew Bush dead at 42". San Diego Union-Tribune.

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