Odell Thurman
LB | (6'0", 233, 4.69) | Georgia

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Selected by: Cincinnati Bengals
Round: 2
Pick (Overall): 16(48)
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Overall: Thurman was a partial qualifier in 2001 and decided to attend Georgia Military Academy in 2002 after Georgia penalized him for violating academic and team rules. Thurman was allowed back at Georgia in 2003 and wound up starting 12-of-13 games that season. He was named first-team All-SEC with 111 total tackles, 17.5 tackles for loss and 5.5 sacks, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries and two interceptions. In just nine games played as a junior in 2004, Thurman finished with 65 total tackles, 11 tackles for loss, three sacks, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble. Thurman, who missed the first three games of the 2004 season because of a suspension, does have some character issues. There are also some concerns regarding his mental capacity, as he struggled academically and scored poorly on the Wonderlic Test. Thurman came from a tough background, as both of his parents have already ... For complete overview, strengths and weaknesses, login above or become an Insider.
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