Andrae Thurman
Thurman in training camp with the Green Bay Packers in 2004.
Free agent
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1980-10-25) October 25, 1980 (age 41)
Houston, Texas
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Avondale (AZ) Westview
College:Southern Oregon
Undrafted:2004
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:9
Receiving yards:104
Receiving TDs:0
Total Return Yards:248
Career CFL statistics
Receptions:40
Receiving yards:426
Receiving TDs:1
Career Arena statistics
Receptions:288
Receiving yards:3,483
Receiving TDs:69
Player stats at NFL.com · CFL.ca (archive) · ArenaFan.com

D'Andrae Carnell Thurman[1] (born October 25, 1980) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL) as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at Southern Oregon University.

Thurman has also been a member of the Houston Texans, Green Bay Packers, Tennessee Titans, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Dallas Desperados.

College career

Thurman played college football for the Arizona Wildcats and Southern Oregon University Raiders. During his time, he had 105 receptions, 1,530 receiving yards and 4 receiving touchdowns along with a kickoff return touchdown.

Professional career

New York Giants

On May 7, 2004, he was signed by the New York Giants of the National Football League as an undrafted free agent.[2] On June 26, 2004, he was released.[2]

Houston Texans

On July 2, 2004, he signed with the Houston Texans.[2] On August 30, 2004, he was eventually released.[2]

Pittsburgh Steelers

On September 7, 2004 he signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers to join their practice squad.[2]

Green Bay Packers

On September 8, 2004 he signed with the Green Bay Packers.[2] He only played 2 games and recorded 2 receptions for 12 yards.

Tennessee Titans

On September 4, 2005, he signed with the Tennessee Titans and was on the practice squad.[2] He only appeared in 5 games and he return 9 punts for 31 yards along with 2 kickoff returns for 42 yards. On October 25, 2005, he was released after violating team rules.[2]

Green Bay Packers

On October 25, 2005, he signed with the Green Bay Packers. He appeared in 10 games and started just one game. He recorded 7 receptions for 92 yards.[2]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

On May 18, 2006, he signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. He recorded 40 receptions for 426 yards and one touchdown.[3] [4]

Dallas Desperados

In 2007, he signed with the Dallas Desperados of the Arena Football League. He played for 2 seasons where recorded 65 receptions for 839 yards and 19 touchdowns.

Las Vegas Locomotives

In 2009, he signed with the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League. In three seasons, he recorded 57 receptions for 796 yards and one touchdown. He is currently the UFL's All-Time leading in Receptions and receiving yards.

Arizona Rattlers

He signed with the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League.[5][6]

Milwaukee Mustangs

He signed with Milwaukee Mustangs of the Arena Football League.

Philadelphia Soul

He would next sign with the Philadelphia Soul and played in ArenaBowl XXVI.

Portland Thunder

On February 19, 2014, Thurman was traded to the Portland Thunder for future considerations, but was later released by the team.

Jacksonville Sharks

On April 16, 2014, Thurman was assigned to the Jacksonville Sharks. He was placed on reassignment on April 24, 2014.

Cleveland Gladiators

On October 9, 2014, Thurman was assigned to the Cleveland Gladiators. On June 23, 2015, Thurman was placed on reassignment.

References

  1. ^ "Andrae Thurman Stats | Pro-Football-Reference.com".
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Andrae Thurman". kffl.com. Archived from the original on November 30, 2014. Retrieved November 30, 2014.
  3. ^ Unknown (May 18, 2006). "Blue Bombers sign WR Andrae Thurman". www.bluebombers.com. Archived from the original on January 4, 2011. Retrieved August 15, 2012.
  4. ^ "Bombers add receiver Thurman". oursportscentral.com. Retrieved August 16, 2012.
  5. ^ Unknown (March 2011). "WR Andrae Thurman Joins the Rattlers". azrattlers.com. Retrieved August 15, 2012.
  6. ^ "Arizona Rattlers sign WR Andrae Thurman". azcentral.com. Retrieved August 16, 2012.