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Nick Thurman
Nick  Thurman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Lake Highlands HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 293

Position:
DE


• 2017 Senior Bowl Watch List

2017:
Started all 11 regular-season games this season at defensive end ... totaled 29 tackles, 4.5 for loss during 11 games ... had three tackles, 0.5 tackle for loss and a 0.5 sack in win over Navy (Nov. 24) ... tallied six tackles at Tule (Nov. 18) ... had two tackles in win at No. 17 USF (Oct. 28) ... tallied two tackles, 0.5 tackle for loss and three QBH vs. Memphis (Oct. 19) ... had four tackles, a 0.5 sack and 1.5 tackles for a loss of six yards at Tulsa (Oct. 14) ... tallied four tackles in win over SMU (Oct. 7) ... had two tackles in win at Temple (Sept. 30) ... tallied three tackles, one sack for a loss of six yards and two QBH vs. Texas Tech (Sept. 23) ... had two tackles in win over Rice (Sept. 16) ... made start in season opener at Arizona (Sept. 9)  ... had one tackle for a loss of two yards in 19-16 win.

2016:
Saw action in all 12 games, making six starts ... finished third on the team with five quarterback hurries and had 5.5 tackles for a loss of 25 yards ... tallied four tackles and a quarterback hurry at Memphis ... had three tackles, 1.5 sacks and tackles for a loss of 10 yards as well as two quarterback hurries in a home win vs. No. 3 Louisville ... tallied six tackles, 1.5 for a loss of five yards and a pass breakup in a home win vs. Tulane ... had three tackles, 2.0 for a loss of seven yards, a forced fumble and a half sack in a home win vs. UCF ... tallied one tackle for a loss of four yards in a win over No. 3 Oklahoma.

2015: Appeared in all 14 games with one start against Navy ... had three tackles, including a half tackle for loss in Houston’s Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl win over Florida State ... had two tackles and a tackle for loss in win over Navy ... had three tackles and a tackle for loss of three yards at UConn...Had two tackles and recovered a fumble in win over Memphis ... had a career-high five tackles, one for a loss of two yards, while recovering his first fumble in shutout win over Vanderbilt ... notched a career-high five tackles and a tackle for loss in win at Tulane ... totaled three tackles, a half sack and a pass breakup in win at Tulsa.

2014: Appeared in five games for the defensive line ... recorded seven tackles on the season ... logged three tackles in the shutout against Grambling ... collected three tackles in the TDECU Stadium opener against UTSA.

2013: Redshirted.

High School: Three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports ... two-star recruit by Scout ... named First Team All-District as he led his district in sacks as a senior while helping Lake Highlands to an 8-3 record ... finished senior season with 45 tackles, 14 tackles for loss and seven sacks ... also played basketball for Lake Highlands ... also was a member of school’s member of Mu Alpha Theta, DECA, FCA and was a peer helper during high school.

Personal: Majoring in Retail Consumer Science.

Nick Thurman's Career Bests
Tackles: 6, twice, last at Tulane (2017)
Sacks: 1.5, Louisville (2016)
Tackles for Loss: 2, UCF (2016)
Fumbles Recovered: 1, twice, last vs. Memphis (2015)
Fumbles Forced: 1, UCF (2016)
QBH: 3, Memphis (2017)
PBU: 1, 4x, last at Tulsa (2017)

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