An All-Purpose Player

Philadelphia Imhotep Institute sophomore running back Nasir Bonner picked up his fourth offer from Wisconsin on Friday.

Philadelphia Imhotep Institute sophomore running back Nasir Bonner is up to four early scholarship offers, including getting one from Wisconsin on Friday.

"My head coach just gave me the news and I kind of thought I would get that offer, but it was still kind of surprising," Bonner told Badger Nation. "I am really excited I got that offer because they run the ball a lot. I'm an all-purpose-type running back, so I can fit in any offense. With their offense, I would be able to fit in and excel.

"I don't know too much about Wisconsin other than they just produced a running back that went to the NFL in Montee Ball. They are a school I like to visit in the future."

The 5-10, 170-pound Bonner had a breakout season for him by rushing 80 times for over 600 yards and 14 touchdowns.

"My recruitment is going well," Bonner said. "I have a different college in everyday, so I really don't have to do nothing except for sit back and work hard. I have four offers now with West Virginia, UConn, UMass and Wisconsin. There are many other schools like I said earlier in Rutgers, Penn State, Villanova, Youngstown State and more. At this point of my recruitment, I don't have a leader because it is early, but I am just trying to test the waters."

As far as his summer camp and visit plans go, Bonner will be taking a long road trip with his 7-on-7 team, but the spots on their trip south are not finalized other than a stop at Miami.

Bonner knew coming into his sophomore year he would have to work hard to play, but also knew that there was big playmaking ability bottled up in him that could be let out anytime.

"Last year, I was on third string and didn't really get a lot of time," Bonner said. "This year was different and I just see it as when I get the ball in my hands, I am just trying to score any way possible. I am a real patient running back and it could be a swing pass or whatever and turn nothing into something. My big play ability is what I really got."

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