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  • Tackles: 4, vs. Army, Nov. 12, 2016 (1-3)
  • Sacks: 1.0, vs. Wake Forest, Nov. 14, 2015 (1-0)
  • Tackles for loss: 1.0, vs. Wake Forest, Nov. 14, 2015 (1-0)
  • Forced fumble: 1, 2x, last vs. Stanford, Oct. 15, 2016

    JUNIOR SEASON (2016)

  • Appeared in all 12 games and started one (Army)
  • Recorded three unassisted and six assisted tackles for a total of nine
  • Registered a season-high two unassisted tackles against Stanford (Oct. 15)
  • Posted a career-high four stops in the win against Army (Nov. 12)
  • Forced a fumble against Stanford (Oct. 15)


  • Played in 10 of 13 games
  • Did not see the field at Clemson (Oct. 3), vs. Navy (Oct. 10) or at Temple (Oct. 31)
  • Recorded first career sack, an 11-yard loss, against Wake Forest (Nov. 14), also forcing a fumble on the play


  • One of two freshman defensive linemen who spent the season on scout team and did not see the field
  • Joined Pete Mokwuah as rookies who helped the Irish on their defensive scout team
  • Missed the majority of 2015 spring practice following surgery for a turf-toe injury


  • Second-team linebacker on MaxPreps 2013 All-America team
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch Defensive Player of the Year in 2013 as well as a Post-Dispatch first-team all-metro pick
  • First-team Missouri Class 5 all-state pick as both a junior and senior by Missouri Football Coaches Association
  • Suburban South Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a senior
  • Made 70 tackles and 17 sacks as senior in 2013 at Parkway Central High School in Chesterfield, Missouri, on team that finished 13-2 and allowed only 10.3 points per game
  • Played tight end, catching five TD passes in 2013
  • Caught 57-yard TD pass in Missouri Class 5 state title game against Lee's Summit West
  • Finished with career totals of 206 tackles, 40 for loss and 34 sacks
  • Moved into starting lineup at Parkway Central two games into his sophomore season
  • Second-team all-metro selection as a junior in 2012 as he made 64 tackles, including 14 for loss, 12 sacks and recovered a fumble
  • Led Colts with seven TD receptions as a junior in 2012
  • Uncle, Dan Knott, was reserve running back on 1977 Irish national title team
  • Grandfather, Elmon Hampton, is godfather to former Irish safety Sergio Brown
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in information technology management

    Jonathan Bonner
    Jonathan  Bonner

    Graduate Student

    Chesterfield, MO

    High School:
    Parkway Central

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 3/4 / 295

    Defensive Line

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