Louis Nix III (Junior), DT Notre Dame
HGT: 6-3 WGT: 326
There are normally 1-2 Special players in a programs every year, but it almost seems that this year’s Notre Dame team has a special player in each position group and Defensive Line is no exception. Junior Defensive Tackle Louis Nix has garnished a lot of attention from not only opposing offenses but also from a ton of NFL teams. The things that Nix brings to a defense can not be tracked statically, but once you turn on the film you see the impact Nix makes through out the course of a game.
Nix has good size (6-3, 326) and plays with a great motor for a guy of his size and shows relentless effort in his pursuit to the ball. Nix possesses a quick first step which makes it hard for offensive linemen to gain ground on him. Nix does a great job delivering a violent blow with his hands. In one-on-one situations, Nix has proved to be virtually unblock-able. Nix does a good job taking on and splitting the double team. When Zone...