(Eds: Updates with quotes, details. With AP Photos.) By TOM COYNE Associated Press Notre Dame nose guard Louis Nix III always seems to find himself at the center of the action.
Whether it's clogging things up along the defensive line for the Fighting Irish or off the field videotaping his latest YouTube segment ''Chocolate News'' that gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at the team, Nix seems to be in the thick of things.
''I don't like to be in the center of things. I just so happen to be in the center of things,'' Nix said.
The 6-3, 326-pound lineman is a media favorite because of his amusing stories. He doesn't do interviews as much as hold court, talking to a swarm of reporters about such things as how he gets cranky if he can't have Cinnamon Toast Crunch for breakfast, or how one of the youngest of his 11 brothers gave a school presentation on Nix being the Notre Dame quarterback or how Nix thinks coach Brian Kelly should give ...