Devante Bond was born on July 3, 1993, he is an American football linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma.
Bond was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the sixth round, 183rd overall, in the 2016 NFL Draft. On September 23, 2016, he was placed on injured reserve with a hamstring injury.
On September 24, 2017, he made his NFL debut in a Week 3 game against Minnesota Vikings. On October 5, 2017, he recorded his first career tackle in a game against the New England Patriots.
On December 9, 2019, Bond was signed by the Chicago Bears. On February 22, 2020, Bond re-signed with the Bears. He was released on July 26. He was re-signed to their practice squad on September 18.
He was elevated to the active roster the next day for the team’s week 2 game against the New York Giants and reverted to the practice squad after the game. He was elevated again on October 8 for the team’s week 5 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and reverted to the practice squad again following the game.
He was placed on the practice squad/injured list on October 9 and restored to the practice squad on December 9. His practice squad contract with the team expired after the season on January 18, 2021.
On December 30, 2021, Bond was signed to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad. He signed a reserve/future contract with the Cowboys on January 18, 2022. He was placed on injured reserve on July 8, 2022, after suffering a season-ending knee injury in OTAs.
Devante Bond has never divulged any information about his parents, he is a very private person who likes to keep his personal life away from media attention.