Biography: Moved into the starting lineup on a full-time basis last season, recording 66 tackles and breaking up four passes. Junior totals included 39 tackles, when he started a pair of games.
Positives: Instinctive safety with marginal size/speed numbers. Displays good awareness in zone coverage, quickly locates the ball and shows good change-of-direction ability. Solid open-field tackler who squares and wraps up ballcarriers. Keeps the action in front of him and displays good cover skills in the intermediate field.
Negatives: Not a forceful safety. Loses transitioning to run downfield with opponents. Struggles making plays with his back to the ball.
Analysis: Bonner possesses marginal upside for the next level but could find space on a roster as a zone safety if he proves his worth on special teams.
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