2016 Kentucky Football Signee - Jordan Bonner



Jordan Bonner, Linebacker, 6-5, 220, So.-JC, Lyndhurst, Ohio (Brush/Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College) – Rated a three-start recruit and the No. 10 junior college linebacker nationally by 247sports ... Recorded 37 tackles, including 10 tackles for loss and seven sacks as a redshirt freshman in 2015 for the Norsemen ... Redshirted the 2014 season ... Played wide receiver and linebacker at Brush High School under Coach Jeff Wells ... Charted 65 tackles, including 6.5 for loss and two sacks as a senior ... Also had two pass breakups, two fumble recoveries and an interception ... Earned first-team All-Northeast Ohio ... Also a standout basketball player ...  Will have three seasons of eligibility remaining ...  Chose Kentucky over offers from Louisville, Tennessee and Nebraska.

Coach Stoops on Bonner: “Jordan is a long explosive athlete that can play in space as well as rush the passer.  He will have three years of eligibility when he arrives, which gives him the ability to develop in our system.”