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...
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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...
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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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14 days ago  |  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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Louis Nix would welcome Te'o reunion

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 first-round draft pick. It's possible he'll be taken before the Chargers...
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WATCH: Louis Nix can't stick landing of broad jump at combine

Notre Dame defensive tackle Louis Nix made the broad jump look easy at the NFL Scouting Combine Monday. It was just the landing part that proved difficult for him. The 6-foot-2, 331-pound Nix did all he could to stay on his feet after completing the jump, including some impressive arm circles, but gravity was not on his side. The Notre Dame standout fell to the ground hard and terrified...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Notre Dame’s Louis Nix On Weight Loss: “I Just Feel Sexier”

Former Notre Dame defensive tackle Louis Nix was always one of the most popular college football players in the country. Sunday, NFL fans got a glimpse as to why. Nix, whose personality was as electric as his play in South Bend, gave a press conference ahead of his first day at the NFL Combine. Nix commented on the status of his knee (he tore his meniscus last year), his favorite...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: VanGorder is the right man for the job

Bob Diaco developed a defense that ranked the Notre Dame football team in the top 30 nationally in scoring defense four years in a row, something the Irish had only done twice in the previous ten years.  After Diaco’s departure to Connecticut, the Irish were in desperate need of a defensive coordinator who could fill Diaco’s shoes. They got just that when they hired Brian VanGorder...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Louis Nix Had A Great Time Trolling Notre Dame Fans About Returning In 2014

Notre Dame’s star defensive tackle Louis Nix may actually be better at Twitter than he is at football, which is saying something. Nix is one of the most beloved members of the Fighting Irish, both for his very outgoing personality and his great sense of humor. Nix is a senior at Notre Dame, but can opt for a fifth year with the team if he so chooses. Most people believe that there...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame’s Louis Nix Displays Superhuman Strength While Helping Man At Sam’s Club

Louis Nix and Sam's Club shopper Glen Forshee Notre Dame’s Louis Nix III is a very likeable fellow — this past season he dressed up as Santa Claus for South Bend children, and he isn’t camera-shy — his celebration dance after the Miami Heat won the NBA Finals is something that everyone has to see. He’s known for being extremely approachable and great with fans, and...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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