LOUIS NIX NEWS

PHOTO: Houston Texans NT Louis Nix III Giving Away Some of his Notre Dame Gear?

When the Houston Texans picked up former Notre Dame defensive lineman Louis Nix III there were two guys that had to be real happy about it--J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney. With the big man in the middle teams are going to have a heck of a time double teaming either of them unless they want Nix to run free.Texans fans had to be pretty happy too of course. Not only is he a solid player...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Louis Nix Appears To Be Giving Away His Notre Dame Helmets On Instagram

We’re not sure why any former Notre Dame football player would be looking to get rid of his various Irish gear, but it seems like defensive tackle Louis Nix III is ready to move on from his college career…or he may be looking for some quick cash. The former Notre Dame lineman posted a picture of four helmets, asking his followers “who wants these?” Nix’s collection includes...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: 2014 Defensive Preview

Notre Dame legend Manti Teo knows true talent. He knows explosiveness.The NFL player also has insight as to the level of play expected this year from his former teams defense-as a former defensive star himself.From SI.SanDiego, Teo commented:"Young,explosive.." Simple logic says replacing NFL talents like Stephon Tuitt and Louis Nix would be difficult at best.While at...
Via Football Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Injury Update: Louis Nix sits out of OTAs

The Houston Texans were widely regarded as getting one of the steals of the 2014 NFL Draft, as Notre Dame defensive tackle Louis Nix fell to the third round (83rd overall) and they traded up to get him. Nix's draft stock fell after a disappointing senior season for the Fighting Irish, due in part to a lingering knee injury, but he has been penciled in as Houston's new starting...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Louis Nix Is Leaving Twitter As He Focuses On His NFL Career

For those of us in the Twittersphere, today is a very sad day. One of the most entertaining personalities in the football world, Notre Dame-turned-Houston Texans defensive tackle Louis Nix III, is leaving Twitter to focus on his pro career. Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle has the story: Nix, 22, from Notre Dame, who on back-to-back days in late April connected embattled...
Via College Spun
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Agree to Terms with Louis Nix III

According to Tania Ganguli (ESPN) the Houston Texans have agreed to terms with rookie nose tackle Louis Nix III. Nix was drafted in the 3rd round (83rd overall) after the Texans traded two picks (4th/101st overall and 5th/141st overall) to move up and snag the nose tackle in the 3rd round. At Notre Dame, Nix III started 30 of 34 games recording 123 total tackles, 2.5 sacks, 14 TFLs...
Via State of the Texans
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Louis Nix: Irish Chocolate Arrives To The NFL

On Saturday the Houston Texans valued 1 player so greatly, they traded 2 picks to secure 1.The same process in theory was a custom sight over the last few years across the landscape of college football.Teams often pitted 2 players when facing this 1 player from Notre Dame that ironically- was also 2 people of sorts inside the one.Line blowing defensive tackle breaking up plays...
Via Football Nation
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Carrethers pick should please Chargers fans after passing on Nix III

The draft, thus far, has been pretty good for the Chargers and their fans with the exception of a little frustration yesterday over passing on Louis Nix III. Yes, it would have been nice to reunite Nix III with Manti Te’o and get the “apparent” best nose tackle in the draft, but after the Chargers drafted Ryan Carrethers in the fifth round, I am really starting to love this...
Via cover32 - Chargers
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans trade up, take defensive tackle Louis Nix in third round

New defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel has his nose tackle The Texans traded up Friday to add to the 83rd overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft, selecting Notre Dame defensive tackle Louis Nix III. Nix is a 6-foot-2, 331-pounder who’ll squeeze into the Texans’ revamped 3-4 defensive scheme. “I wasn’t expecting anything to happen,” Nix said. “I’m happy about it and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The Houston Texans Draft Louis Nix

The Houston Texans moved up in the NFL Draft by trading their 101st (4th) and 141st (5th) picks to move up to 83rd overall with the Philadelphia Eagles to select Notre Dame’s Nose Tackle Louis Nix. Nix was considered the top nose tackle of the draft and was a perfect fit for Romeo Crennel’s defense up front that desperately needed help. In three years at South Bend, Nix totaled...
Via State of the Texans
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame’s Louis Nix Reminds Us He’s A Fat Kid At Heart After Being Selected By The Texans

Louis “Irish Chocolate” Nix didn’t go as high as expected, but Notre Dame’s senior DT was selected in the third round by the Houston Texans. After being drafted, Nix, who also could have been picked as a quarterback, could think about only one thing: Chicken Time!!! — lOUIS NIX III (@1IrishChocolate) May 10, 2014 Followed by the clarification: “I mean it’s time to...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Louis Nix III Drafted By Houston In The Third Round

FINALLY. Finally, Louis Nix III got drafted. The Houston Texans took Louis Nix with the 83rd pick overall. The slide was surprising, if you look at the value that he brings, but Nix is a pure NT and a lot of teams just didn’t need that position. With the 83rd pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Houston Texans select Louis Nix, NT. Notre Dame. — Dion Caputi (@nfldraftupdate) May 10...
Via Subway Domer
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Top 10 Players Remaining

1. Derek Carr QB Fresno State- This should be the Texans first pick on day two but who knows. Derek Carr in my opinion was a better quarterback the Manziel and Bridgewater. If he does not go first he will be off the board quick.   2. Louis Nix III DT Notre Dame- Louis Nix wasn’t a sure fire day one pick but he very well could of been. It seemed like after Aaron Donald at pick...
Via Total Sports Live
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

"Round 1, Pick 29: DT Louis Nix III, Notre Dame Round 2, Pick 62: TE Troy Niklas, Notre Dame Well, we..."

“Round 1, Pick 29: DT Louis Nix III, Notre Dame Round 2, Pick 62: TE Troy Niklas, Notre Dame...
Via Pats Propaganda
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Louis Nix III the best of both worlds?

For the premium the NFL puts on pass rushers, many teams also have a need for a big space-eating defensive tackle to help them inside against the run. Former Notre Dame defensive tackle Louis Nix III is thought to be just the kind of inside presence that those teams are looking for, so I decided to break him down next. For the purposes of this breakdown I watched Nix play against...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Day One 49ers Draft Prospects: Louis Nix NT

As the 2014 NFL Draft continues to approach us, we will take another look at some options for the San Francisco 49ers. The next in the list of day one 49ers draft prospects is Notre Dame nose tackle Louis Nix. Nix has the prototypical size to play the nose tackle position. He has the ability to be a two gapping, space-eating, block-occupying run stuffer. Nix was a severely disruptive...
Via BaySportsNet
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Former Notre Dame Star Louis Nix Gets Dunked On At Frat Party

Former Notre Dame defensive tackle Louis Nix is an amazing athlete for his size, but that doesn’t mean that he necessarily has very good “ups”. This past weekend, a video surfaced that shows Nix getting dunked on by a brother at an Indiana frat party. In the clip, you can clearly see that Nix starts his jump late and somehow winds up on the ground, with a lot of people yelling...
Via College Spun
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston Finals Meme Is Some Kind Of Motivation

This Jameis Winston finals meme is some kind of motivation. Former Notre Dame lineman Louis Nix III shared it to Twitter on Monday.
Via Gamedayr
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Louis Nix is intriguing NFL Draft prospect

The Jaguars would also likely need to take an offensive player with the third-overall pick to be interested in adding to their line. Both Nix and Tuitt will be two of the more fascinating prospects to follow when the draft opens May 8. The two are considered borderline first-round picks, with Nix seemingly having the better chance to hear his name called that Thursday. However,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame prospect Louis Nix has high motor at DT

It seems Louis Nix rarely takes a day off. Heck, despite carrying 350 pounds as a defensive lineman at Notre Dame, he rarely took a play off. Maybe it's because staying in motion has served Nix well in life and football. The best pure nose tackle prospect in the 2014 NFL draft pool likely will come off the board in the first round next month. But regardless of when Nix is picked...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Notre Dame NT Louis Nix III

Good friend Dave-Te' Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. While he hasn't been brought in for a […] Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Notre Dame NT Louis...
Via Steelers Depot
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Nix could fortify Bears' revamped defensive line

A busy offseason overhauling the defense isn’t yet complete, with the Chicago Bears needing to find additional pieces via the NFL draft. The question is where those pieces will fit in the puzzle. General manager Phil Emery has signed or re-signed 32 players since last season ended. Twenty have been on the defensive side of the ball, where as many as six or seven project as starters...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Louis Nix Scouting Report

Louis Nix DT Notre Dame #1 Ht: 6’2″ Wt: 331 All of our scouting reports are limited to our premium customers. If you would like access to all of our 2014 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Comments: Nix has obvious immediate value because there are only so many guys with his size capable of playing the game. But he will never be an every-down lineman due to conditioning...
Via DraftAce
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers | Best & Worst Case Scenario for Round 1 of the NFL Draft

The Packers are pretty well known to go defense early and often in the draft. I really can’t see this year being any different with top needs at linebacker, safety, and corner. With so many top offensive players this year they could be in a prime position to get a steal at 21. While the players listed below would both be solid picks, Mosley would hands down be the gamechanger the...
Via DraftSeason
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nix III likes the idea of joining the San Diego Chargers

Last season, the Chargers drafted former Notre Dame inside linebacker Manti Te’o. As Draft day approaches, at least one of his former teammates is down for a reunion with the former Heisman Trophy candidate. In a recent interview with U-T San Diego’s Michael Gehleken, nose tackle prospect Louis Nix III said that joining up with his former Fighting Irish running buddy “would...
Via cover32 - Chargers
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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