Nick Thurman (born June 12, 1995) is an American football defensive end for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Houston. Nick Thurman played in 44 games in his career at Houston Cougars, recording 92 tackles, 15 tackles-for-loss, and 4.5 sacks. Nick Thurman was named to the 2018 Senior Bowl watch list going into his senior season.