Maikon Bonani

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Maikon Bonani
No. 3     Tennessee Titans
Placekicker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-01-29) January 29, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Matão, São Paulo
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 176 lb (80 kg)
Career information
High school: Florida (FL) Lake Wales
College: South Florida
Undrafted in 2013
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Maikon Bonani (born January 29, 1989 in Matão, São Paulo, Brazil ), is an Brazilian football placekicker for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. He played college football for the South Florida Bulls.

Early years[edit]

Born on January 29, 1989 to Marcia and Sidney Bonani, Maikon, grew up in Matão, São Paulo, Brazil. When 11 years old, he moved from Brazil to the U.S. and lived in Lake Wales, in Polk County, Florida. Following in his footsteps, his brother, Marcelo, plays for Missouri State Bears, also aspires to get into the NFL professional league football in U.S.

Career[edit]

During his days in Lake Wales High School, he played both in junior and senior category as one of the main kickers with his personal best longest shot at a distance of 55 yards. In 2007, a Florida based journal, the Lakeland Ledger, named him the male athlete of the year. He also got recognized as the football player of the year, the same year. After high school, he opted to study at University of South Florida. He also dabbled in tennis for three years.

Professional[edit]

Bonani signed with the Tennessee Titans on May 10, 2013 as an undrafted free agent.[1] On August 26, 2013, he was waived by the Titans.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 Tennessee Titans Transactions". Tennessee Titans. Retrieved May 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Titans Waive 13 Players; Roster at 77". Titansonline.com. August 26, 2013. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 

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