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#55 Jonathan Bonner / Nose Tackle

  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 293
  • Hometown: Chesterfield, MO
  • School: Parkway Central
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  • National Ranking: 608
  • Positional Ranking: 26
Notre Dame DE Ade Ogundeji

5 Things I Liked: Notre Dame v. Clemson ’18

This one was a tough one to write.  Every week I write about 5 things I liked and didn’t like from that week’s game in separate columns.  Today it was tough to find five things I liked in Notre Dame’s ...
Notre Dame WR Chase Claypool

6 Players Notre Dame Needs to Develop to Fuel Playoff Run

Notre Dame heads into the bye week at 7-0 and ranked #4 in the country in both polls.  The Irish have already achieved a start to the season that few thought possible, but now bigger things are in their sights.  ...
Notre Dame RB Tony Jones Jr

5 Key Matchups as Notre Dame’s on from Michigan to Ball State

After a solid start to the 2018 Notre Dame football season, the Irish remain at home on Saturday for a matchup against the MAC-based Ball State Cardinals. This marks the first-ever meeting between the two schools, though the Irish are ...
Notre Dame QB Brandon Wimbush in action vs. NC State

Notre Dame Injury Report: Wimbush Dinged, Mack in Protocol, Among Other Updates

Notre Dame escaped their 35-14 win over NC State relatively unscatehd but starting quarterback Brandon Wimbush did get dinged up, starting tight end Alize Mack is in the concussion protocol, and several other starters are battling through some nagging injuries.  ...

Notre Dame Football: Brian Kelly Wraps Up Week 2 of Fall Camp

Brian Kelly wrapped up the second week of Notre Dame football fall camp 2017 on Saturday by meeting with the media following Notre Dame’s 11th practice of the summer.  Kelly talked for a little over 20 minutes on a number ...
Jay Hayes - Notre Dame DE

Notre Dame Football 2017 Better Or Worse: Defensive Line

In the latest installment of the Better or Worse series, we get into the nitty gritty: the defensive line. This is where titles are won. Up the middle, in the trenches, among the big uglies, as they say. Let’s be ...

8 Notre Dame Defenders to Watch in Mike Elko’s Defense

Mike Elko is still settling in as the new defensive coordinator at Notre Dame, but it’s not too soon to start thinking about players who will benefit the most from Elko’s defense.  Former defensive coordinator Brian Vangorder’s complex defense stopped ...
Notre Dame DE Daelin Hayes (

What Does Mike Elko Have to Work With on Notre Dame DL?

New Notre Dame defensive coordinator Mike Elko has his work cut out for him with the Irish defense but nowhere is that more apparent than the defensive line.  Despite featuring two veteran, potential star linemen in 2016, the Notre Dame ...
Nick Watkins - Notre Dame CB

Silver Lining Playbook: Fiesta Bowl Edition

Notre Dame lost a New Year’s Day bowl game by 16 points to a talented Ohio State team and lost its final chance for a statement making moment for the 2015 season.  The Irish now head into the off-season with ...
Sheldon Day - Notre Dame DE

Notre Dame Fall Camp ’14 – An Up Close Look at the DL

Notre Dame was back on the practice field Thursday for another round of two-a-days.  Today we get an up close look at all of the youngsters along the defensive line that Brian Kelly was raving about after practice on Wednesday. ...
Andrew Trumbetti - Notre Dame DE

Andrew Trumbetti Earns Starting Spot for Notre Dame

While the news of Everett Golson earning the starting quarterback position surprised no one on Wednesday, the news of true freshman Andrew Trumbetti leap frogging junior Romeo Okwara raised some eyebrows across the Notre Dame fan base. “He’s a starter ...

4 Under the Radar & Late Addition Recruits Making Early Impression

When Brian Kelly was asked about which defensive freshmen can help Notre Dame this fall, he didn’t mention his 5-star linebacker – Nyles Morgan (5 star by Scout) or  his highest rated defensive lineman – Jay Hayes.  Instead, Kelly mentioned ...
Nyles Morgan - Notre Dame ILB

Duranko’s Digest: 10 frosh likely to play for Notre Dame in 2014

Brian Kelly plays freshmen. Last year 10 frosh saw significant minutes and some were key contributors-on both sides of the ball. the 10 were Elmer, Folston, Fuller, Robinson, Onwualu, Rochell, Redfield, Luke, Butler.and some guy named Jaylon Smith. Here are ten ...
Notre Dame Recruiting - Jonatahn Bonner Commits!

Jonathan Bonner Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame received its 13th commitment for the recruiting class of 2014 on Wednesday when OLB/DE Jonathan Bonner committed to Notre Dame after an impressive performance this past weekend at Notre Dame’s future stars camp. Notre Dame hosted several elite ...