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Lawrence Flugence

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Lawrence Flugence
Personal information
Born: (1980-01-19) January 19, 1980 (age 44)[1]
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Career information
High school:Klein (Klein, Texas)
College:Texas Tech
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Third-team All-American (2001)
  • 2× Second-team All-Big 12 (2001, 2002)
  • NCAA Division I FBS record holder for most tackles in a single season (193)
  • Led Big 12 in tackles (2000, 2001)

Lawrence Flugence (born (1980-01-19)January 19, 1980) is a former American football linebacker. He was on the roster of the Carolina Panthers as a free agent before being released and subsequently signed by the New England Patriots and ceded to the NFL Europe team the Berlin Thunder.[2]


Flugence played linebacker for Texas Tech from 1998 to 2002. While at Texas Tech, Flugence was named Second-team All-Big 12 three times from 2000 to 2002. Additionally, he was named Third-team All-American by the Associated Press for the 2001 season. Flugence lead the Big 12 Conference in tackles from 2000 to 2002 and set the NCAA Division I record for most tackles in a single season with 193 in 2002.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Flugence went undrafted following his college career, but signed as a free agent with the Carolina Panthers in 2003. He was released in August of the same year, and subsequently signed with the New England Patriots to be delegated to the Berlin Thunder in 2004. He was released from the Patriots roster in September 2004.[4]


  1. ^ "Lawrence Flugence Profile". Texas Tech University. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  2. ^ SCHROTENBOER, Brent (April 28, 2003). "Five Raiders bound for NFL". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  3. ^ "2011 Football Bowl Subdivision Records" (PDF). NCAA. p. 14. Retrieved 21 November 2011.
  4. ^ "Patriots | Flugence Signed, Allocated To NFL Europe". Retrieved 21 February 2013.