Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 12/29/12
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In this upcoming draft two Golden-Domers should go in the first round LB Manti Te’o and TE Tyler Eifert. Then there’s the question of Notre Dame RB Cierre Wood, who is drawing NFL interest, but not sure whether he’ll stay in school or leaving early. He says he’s leaning towards bolting. As for 2014, there’s two guys who might likely be in the NFL first round, and they’re in the same position group. Louis Nix, NT He flashes a rare skill-set for a player his size and strength. 330 pounds, although he was once 370. Began his career at ND as a developmental project and has now come full circle into a full blown monster. The huge, space-eating Nix led a Notre Dame defensive front that held opposing teams to 92 yards rushing per game. Nix had 45 tackles, including five and a half for a loss and two sacks. The Florida native choose South Bend over Florida, Florida State and Miami. So he has “SEC speed” despite his girth. There are concerns though that he could “Burger King himself out of ...
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