The talented Nicholas Alexander Folk is one of the superb names in the world of football. He is well-known by his name “Nick Folk”. He is an American football placekicker for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He also played college football at Arizona. Let’s know more about the footballer through this article.
What is Nick Folk known for?
- An American football placekicker for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL).
- He was named “All-CIF” as a punter and second-team as a placekicker.
New England Patriots sign kicker Nick Folk, replacing Mike Nugent
The New England Patriots have reportedly found their next kicker. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the team is signing kicker Nick Folk to fill the vacancy left by the team parting ways with Mike Nugent on Tuesday.
Folk is a long-time veteran who most recently kicked in the AAF. While in the NFL, Folk kicked for the New York Jets, Dallas Cowboys, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. As kicker for seven years in the AFC East with the Jets, Folk has a long track record at Gillette Stadium. A Pro Bowler back in 2007, the 34-year-old Folk has made 80.3% of field goals over his career. Folk’s last NFL appearance came with the Buccaneers back in 2017, when he appeared in four games. Folk went 6-of-11 on field goals that year and 7-of-9 on extra points.
Who are the parents of Nick Folk?
Recalling his early life, Nick Folk was born as Nicholas Alexander Folk in Los Angeles, California. He belongs to American nationality and his ethnicity is white whereas his birth sign is Scorpio. He was born as the son of Kathryn Folk and Anthony Folk. He also has two brothers and they are Erik Folk and Gregory Folk.
Regarding his education, He attended Notre Dame High School. He later went to the University of Arizona in a football scholarship where he got a platform for a football career.
When did Nick Folk begin to playing football?
- Moving on to his early career and professional achievements, He has shown his football skills and named “All-CIF” as a punter and second-team as a placekicker in his school days.
- In his college days, He delivered his skills in the game of football. He played awesome during his sophomore years. He managed to bags All-Pac-10 honors as a senior. He finished college with outstanding records.
- After that, He turned professional in 2007; the Dallas Cowboys selected him in the sixth round (178th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played for the Dallas Cowboys from 2007 to 2009.
- Later, he went on to play for various teams such as the New York Jets (2010 to 2016) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2017).
- On 26th January 2019, Folk signed with the Arizona Hotshots of the Alliance of American Football. On October 29, 2019, following the release of Mike Nugent, Folk was signed by the New England Patriots.
Who is Nick Folk married to?
Reflecting on his personal life, Nick Folk is married to Julianne Folk. The couple tied the knot in 2012, in an intimate wedding ceremony. Since their blissful wedding, the couple co-parents four beautiful children together. They keep on enjoying the vacations with their sweet ones regularly. Further, He is socially connected with social networking sites. He has 16.4 k followers and 1302 tweets on Twitter.
What is Nick Folk’s net worth?
As a footballer, Nick earns a decent amount of money and popularity in the field of the sports industry. As per online sites, he has an estimated net worth of over $10 million. Currently, he has signed to New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL), where his annual salary is estimated no less than the six-digit figure. Furthermore, he earned $14,625,354 from his 11 seasons in the NBA.
How tall is Nick Folk?
Observing his body statistics, Nick has the perfect height and builds up weight. He has a standing height of 6 feet and 2 inches. His bodyweight is around 222 lbs. His other body information is yet to be disclosed. In the case of disclosed, we will let you know.