Nick Thurman
Nick  Thurman


Dallas, Texas

High School:
Lake Highlands HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 290


2016: Has seen action in all 12 games, making five starts ... finished third on the team with five quarterback hurries and had five tackles for a loss of 24 yards ... tallied four tackles and a quarterback hurry at Memphis (Nov. 25) ... 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 (Nov. 17) ... tallied six tackles, 1.5 for a loss of five yards and a pass breakup in a home win vs. Tulane (Nov. 12) ... had three tackles, 2.0 for a loss of seven yards, a forced fumble and a 0.5 sack in a home win vs. UCF (Oct. 29) ... tallied a pass breakup and a quarterback hurry in a home win vs. UConn (Sept. 29) ... had two tackles in a road win at Texas State (Sept. 24) ... had one tackle in a win over Lamar (Sept. 10) ... tallied one tackle for a loss of four yards in a win over No. 3 Oklahoma (Sept. 3).

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, Tulane (2016)
Sacks: 1.5, Louisville (2016)
Tackles for Loss: 1, 5x, last vs. Oklahoma (2016)
Fumbles Recovered: 1, twice, last vs. Memphis (2015)
Fumbles Forced: 1, UCF (2016)
QBH: 1, twice, last vs. UConn (2016)
PBU: 1, 3x, last vs. Tulane (2016)

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