Outside linebacker Nik Bonitto plays in the National Football League for the Denver Broncos. He is 1.9 m tall and 109 kg in weight. At St. Thomas Aquinas High School, where he attended and played football, he amassed over 140 tackles, 26.5 TFLs, 17.0 sacks, two interceptions, three recovered fumbles, and two forced fumbles. As a senior, he received the Under Armour All-American honor.
He made the decision to enroll at the University of Oklahoma, where he played collegiate football for the Oklahoma Sooners. He participated in three games as a true freshman and recorded 43 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, and 3.5 sacks in his redshirt freshman campaign.
Including 7.5 sacks and 10 tackles for loss, he recorded 29 stops as a redshirt sophomore. When his redshirt junior season was up, he had made 39 total stops, 15 tackles for a loss, seven sacks, and one forced fumble. Following the regular season, he announced that he would forgo his senior redshirt year and instead declare for the 2022 NFL draft.
During his stint at the NCAA level, he participated in 39 games and recorded 117 tackles, 32 tackles for loss, 18.5 sacks, 24 quarterback hurries, one forced fumble, and three fumble recoveries. At selection 64 overall in the 2022 NFL Draft’s second round, the Denver Broncos selected Bonitto.
Where Is Nik Bonitto Now?
Nik Bonitto currently plays football for the Denver Broncos in the National Football League.