Linell Bonner
Linell  Bonner


Houston, Texas

High School:
Dekaney HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 202


• 2016 Phil Steele’s AAC Second Team
• 2016 American Athletic Conference Honorable Mention

• 2015-16 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
• 2016 Biletnikoff Award Watch List
• 2014 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team

2016: Has seen action in 11 games with seven starts ... became the 19th player in program history to eclipse the 1,000-yard in receiving after totaling 1,076 receiving yards ... also led Houston with 93 receptions and totaled three scores ... led the Cougars with a career-high 17 receptions for 235 yards and a touchdown at Memphis (Nov. 25) ... threw a 50-yard touchdown pass to Chance Allen and tallied eight receptions for 67 yards in a home win vs. No. 3 Louisville (Nov. 17) ... had nine catches for 97 yards in a home win over Tulane (Nov. 12) ... led the Cougars with 97 receiving yards on 13 receptions ... led Houston with nine receptions for 117 yards in a road loss at Navy (Oct. 8) ... notched 12 catches for 159 yards and a touchdown, which resulted in SportsCenter’s No. 1 play of the day, in a win over UConn (Sept. 29) ... also had three rushes for 12 yards vs. the Huskies ... had six receptions for 52 yards and a score in a road win at Texas State (Sept. 24) ... tallied his first 100+ receiving game with 119 yards on eight receptions in a road win at Cincinnati (Sept. 15) ... made three catches for 46 yards in a win over Lamar (Sept. 10) ... tallied four catches for 63 yards in a victory over Oklahoma (Sept. 3).

2015: Appeared in 12 games while making three starts at wide receiver for the Cougars ... placed on scholarship prior to the season ... fourth on the Houston team with 25 receptions and 317 yards ... third on the team and ninth in The American with five touchdown receptions ... had one reception for 11 yards in Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl win over Florida State ... completed a pass for 18 yards in the team’s win over Temple in the American Athletic Conference Championship game ... totaled 92 receiving yards on a seven receptions, while tallying two touchdowns in win over Navy ... had five catches for 65 yards and a touchdown in win over Memphis ... totaled 71 yards and a touchdown on five receptions in win at UCF ... recorded his first career touchdown and tallied two receptions for 35 yards in a win at Louisville.

2014: Did not see any action.

2013: Redshirted.

Personal: Majoring in Retail Consumer Science.

Linell Bonner's Career Bests
Receptions: 17, at Memphis (2016)
Receiving Yards: 235, at Memphis (2016)
Long Reception: 55, at Memphis (2016)
Receiving Touchdowns: 2, Navy (2015)
Passing Attemps: 1, twice, last at Memphis (2016)
Passing Completions: 1, Louisville (2016)
Passing Touchdowns: 1, Louisville (2016)
Long Pass: 50, Louisville (2016)

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