Former Notre Dame NT Louis Nix III Falling Out of Favor in Houston?

When the Houston Texans  were able to get Notre Dame defensive lineman Louis Nix III in the third round of the draft last year the pick had steal of the draft written all over it. Many had Nix rated as a first round pick so to be able to snatch him up in the third had the makings of becoming a steal.Thanks to an injury he has yet to play a down for the Texans, and now that Houston...
Via FatManWriting
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Alum Louis Nix Trolled UNC Alum Eric Ebron After Irish’s ACC Tournament Title

There were a number of interesting Twitter conversations between former student-athletes during last night’s ACC Tournament title game, but none was more entertaining than the one between former Notre Dame defensive tackle Louis Nix and former North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron. Nix clearly had the last laugh, since his Fighting Irish prevailed to win their first conference tournament...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Alum Louis Nix Clearly Thought Irish Were Getting Jobbed By The Refs vs. Duke

Notre Dame held off Duke tonight in the ACC semifinals, but Irish fans aren’t all smiles Friday night. Many believe that Notre Dame was on the wrong end of a number of controversial calls by the referees in the game’s final minutes. Former school football star Louis Nix is among them, and after seeing a call go against Duke center Jahlil Okafor, he posted a meme that basically...
Via College Spun
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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
July 27, 2014  |  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
July 27, 2014  |  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 Notre Dame...
Via Football Nation
July 19, 2014  |  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 nose...
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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

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...
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May 10, 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...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Have Reportedly “Kept Their Distance” From QB Derek Carr

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that although the Texans did meet with Fresno State QB Derek Carr during the draft process, they ultimately “kept their distance” from him. This probably isn’t the most shocking thing to hear given how things played out when the Texans used the No. 1 pick on his brother, David, several years ago. Houston is on the clock at No. 33 overall...
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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...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Scout Discusses Prospect Movements On Draft Boards

Remember way back in February when the first mock drafts rolled out and several of the major media draftniks had Notre Dame nose tackle Louis Nix III or Florida State wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin going to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round? What happened? Did these players "shoot down" the draft board? Why wasn't […] Ravens Scout Discusses Prospect Movements On Draft...
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May 08, 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...
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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...
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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.
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April 28, 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 Nix III...
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April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Mel Kiper Jr. Sticks With Odell Beckham Jr. And Louis Nix III For The Steelers In Latest Mock Draft

In his Grade A draft for each team that he released earlier this month, ESPN draftnik Mel Kiper Jr. had LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and Notre Dame nose tackle Louis Nix III tabbed as the top two picks for the Pittsburgh Steelers. In his latest two round mock of the 2014 NFL Draft […] Mel Kiper Jr. Sticks With Odell Beckham Jr. And Louis Nix III For The Steelers In Latest...
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April 18, 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...
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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...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame DT reportedly visiting Kansas City Chiefs

Notre Dame defensive tackle Kona Schwenke reportedly was in Kansas City Chiefs for a visit, per source. The talented defensive linemen is projected to play as a 5-technique in a 3-4 defense. At the schools Pro Day, Schwenke ran an impressive 4.88 40-yard dash at 285 pounds. Schwenke is athletic and versatile for a big-bodied player that will give him a chance to earn his k...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

A premier defensive tackle could intrigue the Philadelphia Eagles if he falls in draft

As we slowly approach the NFL draft, we’ve now shifted sides of the ball. Last week, we broke over to the defense, taking a look at the best defensive ends available in the draft. The biggest area of need for the Eagles, there will be plenty of defensive positions to analyze in the coming weeks. For now, here’s a look at the top 10 defensive tackles in this year’s NFL draft...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

On The Clock: Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys will be choosing sixteenth in the NFL draft after winning a coin toss against the Baltimore Ravens during the scouting combine.  Major needs for the Cowboys for 2014 season is fixing a defense that played very weak during the past season.  After finishing 8-8,  the team can use more depth in their defense with an upgrade in talent. Top candidates for the Dallas...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Louis Nix III Has Your Back Jadeveon Clowney

The general consensus when it comes to who is going to go No. 1 in the draft is it will either be Johnny Manziel or Jadeveon Clowney. As a result, the media has been feeding fans with a steady stream of crap about anything and everything they want to claim is wrong with both of them.For Clowney the big thing has been the supposed absence of a work ethic that will make it hard for...
Via FatManWriting
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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