Sherdrick Bonner

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Sherdrick Bonner
No. 13
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1968-10-19) October 19, 1968 (age 45)
Place of birth: Azusa, California
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school: Azusa (CA)
College: Cal State-Northridge
Undrafted in 1991
Debuted in 1993 for the Arizona Rattlers
Last played in 2008 for the Chicago Rush
Career history
 As player:
*Offseason and/or practice roster member only
 As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com
Career Arena football statistics as of 2008
Comp.-Att. 3,314-5,366
Passing yards 42,246
TD-INT 855-124
QB Rating 116.3
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Sherdrick Bonner (born October 19, 1968) is a former Arena football quarterback in the Arena Football League.

High school years[edit]

Bonner attended Azusa High School in Azusa, California and was a student and a letterman in football, basketball, baseball, and track & field.

College career[edit]

Bonner attended Cal State Northridge. While there, he started at quarterback and led the Matadors to the 1990 Western Football Conference co-championship and the program's only playoff appearance. Bonner also lettered in basketball, volleyball, and track and field. He played 23 games for the basketball team in the 1987-88 season, outside hitter for the men's volleyball team in the 1991 season, and took first place in the high jump three times. He was inducted into CSUN's Matador Hall of Fame on October 2, 1998.

Professional career[edit]

National Football League[edit]

In 1998, he was on the practice squad for the 1998 NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons. During the 1997 season, he was with the Arizona Cardinals and the San Diego Chargers.[1]

Arena Football League[edit]

Throughout his AFL career, Bonner has completed 3,142 passes for 39,549 yards, and 801 touchdowns. He is also the winningest quarterback in league history, with 134 regular season victories and 21 playoff wins (as of April 2, 2007). He is widely considered one of the greatest players in AFL history.

On Friday, April 7, 2006, he managed to get his 100th career win as his Arizona Rattlers won over the newly formed Utah Blaze 64-52 on the road.

On Saturday, April 28, 2007, in a 67-45 road loss to the New York Dragons, Bonner joined Clint Dolezel and Andy Kelly as the only quarterbacks to throw 800 career touchdown passes.[2]

On Saturday, October 27, 2007, the Rattlers released Bonner after 14 seasons. He signed a two-year contract with the Chicago Rush on October 30, 2007.[3] However, he was released in September 2008, after just one season with the Rush. He currently is a sideline reporter for the AFL on CBS Sports.

Coaching career[edit]

Bonner began the 2011 AFL season as the offensive coordinator of the Chicago Rush after playing for Chicago in 2008. He calls the plays and works with quarterback Russ Michna.

Statistics[edit]

Year Comp. Att. Comp% Yards TD's INT's Rating
1993 2 5 40 26 0 0 57
1994 208 363 57.3 2,685 46 12 98.5
1995 54 90 60 574 11 3 95.3
1996 286 462 61.9 3,690 65 13 110.4
1997 241 400 60.3 3,331 67 6 120.3
1998 295 451 65.4 3,571 70 8 121
2000 269 473 56.9 3,454 72 7 111.7
2001 193 297 65 2,505 46 7 120.2
2002 270 439 61.5 3,219 69 8 115.5
2003 289 431 67.1 3,696 89 7 126.5
2004 348 536 64.9 3,850 77 9 115
2005 189 320 59.1 2,334 51 10 108.2
2006 295 507 58.2 3,991 83 16 109.8
2007 315 498 63.3 4,003 83 13 117.2
2008 60 94 63.8 783 16 3 116.3
Career statistics 3,314 5,366 61.8 41,742 845 122 115.9

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