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Chris Bonds
Chris  Bonds


Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Richland Northeast

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 273

Defensive Line


2012 (JUNIOR): Has played in two games along the defensive line, against Western Carolina and Auburn. Auburn: Assisted on one tackle in Iron Bowl win against the Tigers.

2011 (SOPHOMORE): Garnered playing time in the season opener against Kent State ... did not have a tackle.

2010 (FRESHMAN): Made his Crimson Tide debut as a reserve defensive lineman in the Georgia State game.

2009 (REDSHIRT): He redshirted during his initial season at the Capstone.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Bonds was a U.S. Army All-American ... was listed as the No. 10 defensive tackle nationally by ESPNU and a member of the ESPNU 150 team ... SuperPrep magazine All-American ... ranked as the No. 27 defensive tackle nationally by ... rated Bonds as the fifth-best athlete and fifth-quickest defensive tackle while ranking him 46th at his position ...'s 20th ranked player in the state of South Carolina ... ranked 64th on the Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 ... named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 ... listed at No. 48 on's Southeast 150 ... SuperPrep's No. 39 defensive lineman and the publication's No. 8 player in South Carolina ... coached by Jay Frye at Richland Northeast ... chose the Crimson Tide over Southern California, Tennessee, Michigan and Notre Dame.