22  Jeremiah Bonds
Jeremiah Bonds

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huntsville, AL

High School:
J.O. Johnson HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 175

Position:
Tailback

Experience:
2L


Lettered for the second consecutive season as a Tiger running back ... Worked as a backup for starter Dante Brown in 2001 ... Was listed as the number two tailback in the spring of 2002 and had rushes among the tailbacks in the spring ... 2001: Opened the season as the Tigers number one kick returner ... Also worked as a tailback ... Returned two kickoffs against UT-Chattanooga for 48 yards ... Injured his ankle prior to the Louisville game and missed two weeks of action ... Was added back to the roster for the Houston contest ... Saw his first action since the ankle injury in the Tennessee game ... Was limited throughout the 2001 season due to injury ... Was the team's fourth leading rusher in spring practice ... Gained 139 yards on 28 attempts in the new spread offense ... Speed and running style make him a vital part of the new offense ... 2000: Lettered as a true freshman last year working as a tailback ... Was forced into action after injuries to Sugar Sanders and Dernice Wherry ... Saw his first duty in the Arkansas State game when he had one rush for three yards and one pass reception for five yards ... Helped the Tigers to their win over Army when he caught a fourth quarter swing pass from Neil Suber and raced 31 yards for his first collegiate touchdown ... Led all Tiger backs with 44 yards rushing in the Southern Miss game and had a season long run of 22 yards against the Golden Eagles ... Also caught three passes for 34 yards against USM ... Saw spot duty as the older backs returned to action ... Played in eight of the 11 games and finished the season with 37 carries for 102 yards ... Caught eight passes for 82 yards and one touchdown ... Was the Tigers' fourth leading rusher in 2000 and for his play was named as a tailback on the 2000 Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... Prep: Lettered in both football and track at J.O. Johnson High School in Huntsville, Alabama ... Played tailback and corner in high school ... Had 160 rushing attempts for 1,550 yards during the 1999 season ... Against Scottsboro High he rushed for 256 yards and five touchdowns ... Was an all-area and all-Metro selection in football in 1998 and 1999 ... Was named to the Alabama 5A All-State team (honorable mention) in 1999 ... Rushed for 1,425 yards as a junior and had 148 yards rushing as a sophomore ... Career rushing totals read 261 carries for 3,127 yards ... Scored 33 career touchdowns ... Has run a 10.6 100 meters for track team and has been timed at 6.25 in the 55 meter indoor ... Was the Alabama state champion in the 55 meters for three years ... Set the school record for the long jump at 22' ... Also ran anchor leg on Alabama state relay championship team ... Is a cousin of Washington Wizzard basketball star Chris Webber ... Born: 10/9/81 ... Played for coach Harold Wells at J.O. Johnson High ... Is the son of Jerry and Brenda Bonds.

Statistics

RushingGNoYdsAvgTdsLG
20008/0371022.8022
20014/0551.004
Totals12/0421072.5022
ReceivingGNoYdsAvgTdsLG
20008/088210.2131
20014/01-5-5.000
Totals12/09778.5131
Total OffenseGRushPassPlaysY/GYds/P
20008/010203712.82.8
20014/05051.31.0
Totals12/01070428.92.5

Career Highs
Most Rushes/Game: 11 vs Southern Miss (`00)
Most Rush Y/G: 44 vs Southern Miss (`00)
Longest Run: 22 vs Southern Miss (`00)
Most Pass Receptions/Game: 3 vs Southern Miss (`00)
Most Yards Receiving/Game: 34 vs Southern Miss (`00)
Longest Pass Reception: 31 vs Army (`00)
Most Touchdown Receptions/Game: 1 vs Army (`00)

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