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Thurman, 23, originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with Houston out of Houston on May 14, 2018. The 6-foot-4, 293-pounder was released by the Texans at the end of training camp last season. Thurman was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a free agent on April 4, 2019, and released on April 29. He played four seasons at Houston with 44 appearances (19 Starts) and recorded 92 tackles, 4 1/2 sacks, 15 tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries four passes defensed for the Cougars.