This is a 2021 photo of Nick Thurman of the New England Patriots NFL football team. This image reflects the New England Patriots active roster as of Tuesday, June 15, 2021 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

Nick Thurman



Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-4

Age: 26

Weight: 305 lbs

College: Houston


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  • Appeared in seven games (one start) for the Patriots in 2020 compiling 10 total tackles (six solo) and one tackle for loss.


  • Played four seasons (2014-2017) at the University of Houston.
  • Amassed 93 total tackles (50 solo), 4.5 sacks, 16 tackles for loss, four passes defended one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries in 34 career games.
  • As a senior in 2017, started all 15 games compiling 32 total tackles (18 solo), 4.5 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks and one pass defended.
  • As a junior in 2016, started in six games totaling 27 total tackles (14 solo), 6.5 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, two passes defended and one forced fumble.
  • As a sophomore in 2015, appeared in all 14 games (one start) compiling 27 total tackles (16 solo), 5.0 tackles for loss, 0.5 sacks, one pass defended and two fumble recoveries.
  • As a freshman in 2014, appeared in five games registering seven total tackles (two solo).


  • Attended Lake Highlands High School in Dallas, Texas.
  • Finished senior season with 45 tackles, 14 tackles for loss and seven sacks.
  • Majored in Retail Consumer Science.