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Chris Bonner
Chris Bonner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, FL

High School:
Gaither

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
10/24/1986

Major:
Criminal Justice


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Motor City Bowl: Posted his season long reception, a 52-yard score that gave FAU its second lead of the game at 7:57 in the third...had a total of three receptions for 85 yards.

2008: Started 10 of 13 games and recorded a career-high 420 yards on the season...recorded a reception in all but two games...had a season high six receptions and 132 yards in the epic FAU/FIU Shula Bowl...in the closing three minutes of regulation, Bonner had three receptions for a total of 86 yards to set up two scores and tie the game...scored touchdowns against UAB, Louisiana-Lafayette and in the Motor City Bowl against Central Michigan.

New Orleans Bowl: Had two receptions for a total of 27 yards and one touchdown.

2007: Hampered during preseason with an injury that kept him from the starting lineup...did see action with two catches for 32 yards against Middle Tennessee...drew a start at Oklahoma State but was limited due to an injury that occurred the day before...had 61 receiving yards in win at North Texas...had a season-high 75 yards receiving and his first collegiate touchdown at ULL...had four catches and flirted with 100 yards at Florida, with 96...career long reception came at Florida with a grab of 57 yards.

2006: Was one of 19 who grabbed a reception...played in every game...recorded 14 receptions for 178 yards...had three games with multiple receptions (Kansas State, Oklahoma State and ULL)...his longest was a 47-yard reception at Kansas State, a game in which he had 50 yards.

2005: Practiced with the squad and used the year as a redshirt season.

High School: Played for Mark Kantor at Gaither High School, where he earned All-County and All-District honors as a senior...his final year of high school saw him tally 32 receptions for 437 yards and eight touchdowns...was selected to play in the Tampa versus Orlando all-star game, but did not play due to basketball season...two-sport athlete (football and basketball...led Gaither with 20 points per game and in rebounding...nominated to the McDonald's All-American Game, and received All-County and All-State honors in basketball).

Personal: Criminal justice major...son of Angela Oliver...born Oct. 24, 1986, in Tampa, FL.

FAU Career Receiving Returns
YearGMSNoYdsAvgTDLong
2006121417812.7047
2007132542016.8357
2008132242219.1352
Total3861102016.7657
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