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Aldon Smith

'HE'S NOT A BAD GUY'

... Say College Teammates

4/14/2014 1:32 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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He may be having some personal issues, but Aldon Smith is NOT A VILLAIN ... so say several ex-college teammates who tell TMZ Sports the Aldon they knew at Missouri was a stand-up guy.

Aldon's been under fire ever since he was arrested at LAX yesterday for allegedly making a false report of a bomb threat ... but it's clear, his ex-teammates from Mizzou still have his back. 

One of Aldon's supporters is former defensive tackle Terrell Resonno -- who roomed with Aldon for a year back at MU.

"In college, he was great. He was accountable on the field and off. I still think he's a good dude."

Terrell says he's "confused" by Aldon's behavior over the past couple of years ... explaining, "He must be having personal issues because the real Aldon wouldn't do that."

We also spoke with former Mizzou linebacker Donovan Bonner who said, "[Aldon's] a great dude. He looked after me when I was a freshmen."

A third teammate, who didn't want to be named, echoed the sentiments ... saying he believes Aldon, while seemingly troubled at the moment, is a good person deep down. 

We asked Terrell if he had a message for Aldon ... and he told us, "I'd tell him, 'keep your head in the game.' A lot of people still look up to you. Represent the University of Missouri." For more sports stories, check out tmzsports.com!
19 COMMENTS

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1.

BLUE UGLY 💩    

Yes he is

107 days ago
2.

49ers4eva    

Looks like this guy has some loyal supporters

107 days ago
3.

Abby S    

One really really bad guy says the other bad guy isn't a bad guy. Come on TMZ this post is lame.

107 days ago
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Madelaine J    

Jeez. It was a stupid thing to do. End of story. Get over it.

107 days ago
5.

DirkDiggler    

Great dude? He's a bird brain.

107 days ago
6.

Yurra Knutz    

He's a great guy!
Yep!
Make check payable to...

107 days ago
7.

ilovepulp    

People change..

107 days ago
8.

Miss Cleo    

Of course he is a nice guy. He is still learning. Give the man a break, he'll pay his dues and learn his lesson.

107 days ago
9.

val     

He's a bad guy and so are most of the thugs in the NFL who do rape women and get out of it. Talking bombs, this guy should do time big time. We know there's good reason to think if someone says they have one, they're serious. He should go to prison with his buddies, past and present. He's not a good guy!

107 days ago
10.

Michorizo    

He's a good guy ... When he was younger he was an alter boy

107 days ago
11.

lourdgoogoo    

He might not be a bad guy, but he sure does some stupid stuff.

107 days ago
12.

Tim    

His recent ACTIONS would suggest that he is a s***bag... He was arrested for felony illegal possession of an assault weapon, then drove drunk putting his life and even worse INNOCENT peoples lives in danger, and then on top of that implied there was a bomb at an airport (Not cool).

So maybe he was nice guy back in college, I don't know, but he is certainly acting like a selfish prick these days!

107 days ago
13.

Mutley    

We can not jump in someone's head. Can only judge NY their behaviors.

107 days ago
14.

penny    

Aldon, is a very nice young man. He's young and has made mistakes. You guys are only hearing one side of what happened at the airport.

64 days ago
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penny    

Aldon, is a very nice young man. Get to know something a person before you make comments.

64 days ago

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