Terrell Bonds played in 41 games, starting 30, during his four-year career on the football team. Bonds picked off four passes as a senior giving him 10 over his time in blue, which placed him in a tie for sixth all-time in the TSU record books for interceptions. The cornerback concluded his career with 30 pass deflections and 20 breakups.
Terrell earned a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Tennessee State on May 5. He recently shared his experience with tsutigers.com.
TSUTigers: Talk about your overall TSU experience.
A: Very fun and it went by fast.
TSUTigers: What do you love most about TSU?
A: My teammates
TSUTigers: What will you miss most about TSU?
A: Game day
TSUTigers: What is your most memorable moment in your sport at TSU?
A: Freshman year, my first collegiate interception was for a touchdown on Homecoming
TSUTigers: What is your most memorable non-sport moment at TSU?
A: Boyd Hall, Freshman year
TSUTigers: What are some accomplishments/goals that you reached at TSU?
A: A had 11 interceptions in my career
TSUTigers: Do you have a favorite TSU fan/supporter? If so, who?
A: My parents
TSUTigers: What advice would you give to incoming freshman?
A: Work hard and respect elders
TSUTigers: What was your most challenging class at TSU?
TSUTigers: Who was your favorite professor?
A: Dr. Sanford
TSUTigers: Who have been the most influential people to you at TSU?
A: Coach Korn / Coach Fisher
TSUTigers: What’s next for you?
TSUTigers: Once you are an alumnus, how will you stay connected with TSU?
A: Watch games on TV
TSUTigers: What do you know now that you didn’t know coming in as a freshman?
A: How much class work I would have.
TSUTigers: What have you learned at TSU that you will keep with you for the rest of your life?
A: Work hard and dedicate myself to anything I want.
TSUTigers: Is there anything else that you would like to say to the TSU family?
A: See Ya!