Nick Folk is an American football placekicker for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL).
He played college football at Arizona, where he received first-team All-Pac-10 honors, and was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft.
Folk participated in high school football at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California.
During his senior year, he was recognized by the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) as a member of the “All-CIF” team as both a punter and a placekicker.
Folk was also the captain of the soccer squad, which he led to multiple accolades, including All-CIF Division, All-League, and All-Valley.
Folk has decided to attend the University of Arizona after being offered a scholarship to play football there. As a sophomore, he was promoted to the starting position.
In 2005, he kicked a field goal against USC that was the longest of his college career, measuring 52 yards. In addition to taking up the kicking duties during his sophomore season, he was also given the responsibility of punting the ball.
As a senior, he was selected to receive All-Pac-10 accolades. After completing his collegiate career, he had a record of 30-of-47 field goals made, 79-of-81 extra points made, and 96 punts for 4,242 yards (44.2 average), with a long of 61 yards.
What injury does Nick Folk have?
Nick Folk has a knee injury. This coming Sunday, Folk will compete against the Jaguars. Even though Folk’s knee ailment has been included on the injury report for the majority of the season, he has not yet missed a game due to it.
This will not change on Sunday, as Folk will continue to handle the kicking responsibilities when the Titans take on Jacksonville.