Enters his senior season with 31 career starts under his belt, including 26 in a row ... Surprised many as a freshman by opening the season as a starter on the offensive line after making the transition from eight-man football in high school ... A second-team academic all-Big 12 selection ... Is coming off his best season as a Cowboy.2008 (Junior):
Started every game for the productive Cowboy offensive line ... Helped the Cowboys lead the Big 12 in rushing for a third straight season ... Rarely penalized player ... Ended the season with 53 knockdowns and 15 "dominating" blocks ... Was in on a season-high 91 snaps against Oregon in the Holiday Bowl ... Had a season-best nine knockdown blocks in the win at Colorado ... Played at least 60 snaps in every game but Missouri State when the starting unit had a short day of work in a dominating Cowboy win.2007 (Sophomore):
Started every game at right tackle for the Cowboys ... Was one of three sophomore starters up front ... Part of an offensive line that allowed a league-low three quarterbacks sacks in eight conference games and ranked third nationally by allowing just 11 sacks on the season ... Was one of four Cowboy starters up front who were in on 100 plays against Texas Tech.
2006 (Freshman): Opened the season as the starter at left tackle for the first five games of the season (Missouri State, Arkansas State, Florida Atlantic, Houston, K-State) ... Was slowed in midseason by a nagging injury but remained a part of the offensive line rotation throughout his freshman season.
2005: Redshirted while adjusting from eight-man football.
High School: One of the top offensive line prospects in the state of Oklahoma, if not the entire region ... Was rated as one of the top overall prospects at any position coming out of Oklahoma his senior season ... Named an Oklahoma Coaches' Association all-stater and was also named all-state by The Oklahoman.
Personal: Born June 4, 1986 in Enid ... Son of Mike and Toni Bond ... Has two brothers, Levi and Cody, and one sister, Tara ... Sister is a 2003 OSU graduate ... Education major.