Maikon Bonani

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Maikon Bonani
No. -- Free agent
Position: Placekicker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-01-29) January 29, 1989 (age 27)
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: 2013
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Maikon Bonani (born January 29, 1989) is an American football placekicker from Brazil who is currently a free agent. He played college football for the South Florida Bulls.

Personal life[edit]

Born on January 29, 1989 to Marcia and Sidney Bonani, Maikon grew up in Matão, São Paulo, Brazil. When he was 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 Bonani, is also a kicker for the Missouri State Bears, and also aspires to get into the NFL.

College 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 career[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]


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

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