Defensive Lineman | Notre Dame | Height: 6’3 | Weight: 340 lbs
Quick Hit: Nix has been one of the best interior defensive lineman in college football the past 2 years. While he doesn’t put up jaw dropping numbers he does everything you can ask for from a big man. Takes on double teams and clogs up the middle allowing his fellow teammates take advantage. That said, he has the ability to get into the offensive backfield and make plays.
Uses his big body well to clog up the middle and take on double teams
Has proven to play well against top competition
Surprisingly nimble for how big he is, good combo of size and speed for a defensive tackle
Can make and impact in either a 3-4 or 4-3 at defensive tackle
Quick off the snap, very good stopping the run
While he won’t put up big sack numbers, has the ability to get in the backfield and disrupt
Has drawn comparrisons to Patriots Vince Wilfork
Puts his big arms to use knocking down passes
Has a history of completely overpowering opposing of...