Rik Bonness

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Rik Bonness
No. 54, 53
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1954-03-20) March 20, 1954 (age 60)
Place of birth: Borger, Texas
Career information
High school: Bellevue (NE) East
College: Nebraska
NFL Draft: 1976 / Round: 3 / Pick: 84
Debuted in 1976
Last played in 1979
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played 59
Games started 2
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Richard Kyes "Rik" Bonness (born March 20, 1954) is a former American football linebacker for four seasons in the NFL for the Oakland Raiders and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Bonness played high school football in Nebraska at Bellevue High School in Bellevue, a suburb south of Omaha. He graduated from high school in 1972 and then played college football at Nebraska, where he was a center on the offensive line. In his senior season of 1975 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team, Bonness was a consensus All-American.