56 Brandon Bonds
Brandon Bonds

Hometown:
Cooper, Texas

High School:
Cooper

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 300

Position:
DT

Experience:
SR-3L


Junior (2005): Played in all 11 games, starting 10 at defensive tackle... Had 28 tackles on the season with 3.5 tackles-for-loss... Had five tackles including two for loss against ECU... Had at least one stop in every game... Was in on a sack at Tulsa; Sophomore (2004): Saw action in seven games, recording 12 tackles... Had a season-high three stops against Nevada; Freshman (2003): Played in 11 games, starting two at defensive tackle... Got starts against Baylor and Oklahoma State... Had 13 tackles; Prep: District 17-2A Defensive Player of the Year as a senior... Recorded 65 tackles with 14 stops for loss... Was also an All-District selection as a junior when he was named Lineman of the Year... Four-year letterman who also saw time on the offensive line... Was named All-Red River Valley as a defensive lineman as a senior and as an offensive lineman his first three seasons... Lettered in basketball as a sophomore and also competed in track and field, throwing the discus... Member of his school's honor roll... High school coach was Lance Angel... Selected SMU over UTEP; Personal: Brother Byron was a four-year letterwinner along the defensive line at SMU (1990-93)... Majoring in sociology.