Nick Folk is a New England Patriots placekicker in the NFL. He is 1.85 m tall and 101 kg in weight. When he was a student at Notre Dame High School, he participated in football for the school’s football team. As a senior punter and second-team placekicker, he was named “All-CIF.”
Folk played collegiate football there for the Arizona Wildcats football team after receiving a football scholarship from the University of Arizona. As a senior, he received All-Pac-10 honors. He converted 30 of 47 field goals, 79 of 81 extra points, and 96 punts for a total of 4,242 yards as he finished his college career. At Arizona, he majored in marketing.
The Dallas Cowboys selected him in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. In February of that year, he signed a one-year contract and committed to the New York Jets. In March 2011, the Jets re-signed him. In the 2012 campaign, he connected on 21 of his 27 field goal tries. He was hired by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in March 2017 as a free agent.
In February 2018, the Buccaneers released him. In October 2019, the New England Patriots acquired his services. For his role in the Patriots’ 25-22 victory over the Houston Texans, he was named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week in October 2021. He re-signed with the Patriots in March 2022 for a two-year, $5 million contract.
Where did Nick Folk go to college?
Nick Folk attended the University of Arizona where he played college football for the Arizona Wildcats.