Louis Nix

Position Nose Tackle
Height 6'3"
Weight 326 lbs
Birthplace Jacksonville, Florida
Current Team Notre Dame
  • Is Louis Nix III the best of both worlds?

    SB Nation "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..." May 05

  • NFL announces 30 players will attend the draft

    Pro Football Talk "More players than ever before will attend this year’s NFL draft. The league announced today that 30 prospects have confirmed they will attend, the most ever. That includes four quarterbacks — Blake Bortles (Central Florida), Teddy Bridgewater (Louisville), Jimmy Garoppolo (Eastern Illinois) and..." April 23

  • Notre Dame prospect Louis Nix has high motor at DT

    USA Today "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..." April 22

  • Nix could fortify Bears' revamped defensive line

    Chicago Tribune "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..." April 16

  • Louis Nix would welcome Te'o reunion

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The odds aren't likely. There are 32 NFL teams. Manti Te'o is on one of them. But if May 8 comes around and the Chargers are on the clock with a nose tackle in mind, sign up Louis Nix III. Gladly, Nix says, he'll take that reunion. The former Notre Dame defensive lineman is a projected..." April 02

  • Weight loss could help Louis Nix gain ground in NFL Draft

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Notre Dame defensive tackle Louis Nix doesn’t use the adjective slimmer or thinner when he describes his 23-pound weight loss in preparation for the NFL Scouting Combine. The jovial Nix, a former Raines standout, lets his sense of humor take over. The 6-foot-2, 331-pound Nix had reporters..." February 27

  • Aaron Donald, Louis Nix Are Best Defensive Tackles For Patriots In 2014 NFL Draft

    NESN "The New England Patriots need to bolster their defensive line whether Vince Wilfork comes back or not. Wilfork should return, but the Patriots defensive tackle might need to take a pay cut to make that happen. He’s on the books for an $11.6 million salary-cap hit in 2014, the last year on his..." February 18

  • Report: Notre Dame Louis Nix signs with agent, draft decision all but finalized

    CSN Chicago "Louis Nix posted a photo to his Instagram account Thursday picturing the famed golden dome of Notre Dame in a car's rear view mirror. On Friday, Sports Business Journal's Liz Mullen reported Nix signed with Five-Star Athlete Management's Todd France and Bryan Ayrault, all but confirming his..." December 07

  • Breaking Down What Makes Louis Nix so Great

    Bleacher Report "Louis Nix became a household name last fall by helping to anchor the Notre Dame defensive effort that led to a national title game berth. Heading into his senior season, he is Mel Kiper’s No. 1 DT (subscription required) in the 2014 draft and there are a few keys to his game that make him the..." June 16

  • Louis Nix III 2014 NFL Draft preseason scouting report

    SB Nation "Following the BCS Championship Game in which Alabama dominated Notre Dame 42-14, people started to claim that the Irish didn't belong on the same field as the SEC powerhouse. Apparently, those people weren't watching Notre Dame defensive tackle Louis Nix III. The monster of a man was generating..." June 16

  • Nix steals show again as Irish finish spring

    ESPN.com "Big Louis Nix entered the media room in Notre Dame Stadium and was immediately intercepted by sports information director Michael Bertsch. "You know quarterbacks go to the podium," Bertsch said. Up Nix went to the center of the cramped room, facing a throng of media members who generally..." May 04

  • Notre Dame's Louis Nix delays NFL to fulfill mother's dream

    SI.com "At its highest population density, the three-bedroom house in Jacksonville, Fla., had 10 residents. Louis Nix III, who has 11 younger siblings and half-siblings, could have made a choice that would have allowed him to enlarge that house considerably. The 326-pound Notre Dame nose tackle could have..." May 04

  • 2014 NFL Draft top 64 big board

    SB Nation "The two positions combined, the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft featured just one quarterback and running back. In the 2014 NFL Draft, don't expect that to happen again. South Carolina junior defensive end Jadeveon Clowney gets all the attention, and rightly so. On film, he's the most..." May 03

2014 NFL Draft Results

# Team Player School/Team
1 Texans Jadeveon Clowney South Carolina
2 Rams* Greg Robinson Auburn
3 Jaguars Blake Bortles UCF
4 Bills* Sammy Watkins Clemson
5 Raiders Khalil Mack Buffalo
6 Falcons Jake Matthews Texas A&M
7 Buccaneers Mike Evans Texas A&M
8 Browns* Justin Gilbert Oklahoma State
9 Vikings* Anthony Barr UCLA
10 Lions Eric Ebron North Carolina
Full NFL Draft Results


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