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Lanard Bonner
Player Profile:
Lanard Bonner 2919570
Position: OL
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 315
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Birmingham, Ala.
Other College: (Highland (Kan.) CC)
Experience: Redshirt

2018:  Athlon Sports, Lindy’s Sports and Street & Smith’s Preseason First Team All-Sun Belt Conference . . . Ranked No. 3 on Lindy’s “Top 10 NFL Talent” in the Sun Belt Conference.


2017: 
First Team All-Sun Belt Conference . . . Named the winner of the Gary Withrow Award, presented annually to the football team’s outstanding offensive lineman of the year . . . Started all 12 games at right tackle for a team that ranked No. 1 in the Sun Belt Conference in scoring offense (37.8 average), total offense (495.3 ypg), pass offense (342.2 ypg), 3rd down conversions (44.1 pct.) and first downs (322) . . . Helped pave the way for 5,944 yards total offense that stands as the third most in school history, while its average total offense was the highest ever by an A-State team and ranked second all-time in the Sun Belt Conference . . . Part of the O-line that provided blocking for 17 rushing touchdowns and protection for a Sun Belt-record 38 passing scores . . . Key component to A-State’s offensive success that ranked it No. 10 in the nation in total offense and No. 13 in scoring offense . . . Behind Bonner and the offensive line, A-State produced over 400 yards total offense in 10 of 12 games, including a school and Sun Belt Conference-record 781 yards versus ULM . . . Phil Steele’s Preseason Fourth Team All-Sun Belt Conference.


2016: 
Enrolled at A-State in the fall, redshirted and participated on the scout team . . . A-State Athletics Director’s Honor Roll.


HIGHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE: 
Joined A-State after spending the previous two seasons at Highland Community College . . . Named Second Team All-Jayhawk Conference as a sophomore . . . Helped lead Highland to a 5-5 overall record and 4-3 conference mark in 2015 . . . Helped pave the way for a Highlands offense that averaged 398.9 yards and 28.7 points per game.


HIGH SCHOOL:  Varsity football letterman at Shades Valley (Ala.) High School . . . Listed as a 3-star recruit by Rivals and 247Sports . . . Ranked as the No. 14 junior college offensive guard in the nation in 2016 by 247Sports.com . . . Prior to signing with A-State, was also recruited by schools such as Alabama, Florida State, Houston, Mississippi State, Missouri, South Alabama and TCU.


PERSONAL: 
Born April 18, 1996 . . . General Studies major.

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