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Â· Signed with Toronto of the CFL
Â· 1975 First-Team All-American (Football Writers)
Â· 1975 Honorable Mention All-American (AP, UPI)
Â· 1975 First-Team All-Big 8 (AP, UPI)
Â· 1974 Second-Team All-Big 8 (AP, UPI)
Nebraska’s third All-American in 1975, Wonder was a two-year starter and three-year letterman.
Big and could fly, was cited a pre-season All-American. Wonder lived up to the expectation and was a First-Team All-American (Football News) as a senior. Wonder was in on 34 tackles, 17 unassisted, along with recovering one fumble, breaking up two passes and blocking a punt. He was a first-team All-Big 8 performer as a senior.
Emerged as one of the outstanding defensive back in the Big 8 Conference as a junior, earning second-team all-conference honors. Intercepted two passes and also recovered one fumble. Was in on 31 total tackles, 17 of which were unassisted.
In the 1974 spring game, set a spring game record with a 91-yard interception return for a touchdown.
Lettered after transferring from IndianHillsJunior College in Iowa
Before Nebraska (Central High (Florida)/IndianHillsJunior College (Iowa))
Florida All-Stater at Central High for Coach Calvin Triplett. At IndianHillsJunior College he was coached by Al Daniels.
Full name is Wonderful Monds, Jr. and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wonderful Monds, Sr. Married while at Nebraska and the father of Wonderful Monds III.