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Louis Nix
DT #92
Height:
6-2
Weight:
331
College:
Notre Dame
Hometown:
Jacksonville, FL
Experience:
2

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TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans with the 19th pick in the third round (83rd overall) of 2014 NFL Draft...Signed by Texans on May 16, 2014...Placed on injured reserve  on Sept. 23, 2014.
TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans with the 19th pick in the third round (83rd overall) of 2014 NFL Draft...Signed by Texans on May 16, 2014...Placed on injured reserve  on Sept. 23, 2014.

2014 (Houston 0/0):
Inactive in Weeks 1-3

COLLEGE:
Started 30 of 34 games at nose guard, recording 123 tackles (44 solos), 2.5 sacks, 14 tackles for loss and 18 quarterback pressures
Made 92 plays against the run, limiting those ball carriers to just 88 yards and six first downs
Posted 17 third-down tackles and two fourth-down hits against the run and 24 tackles inside the red zone
Third-Team All-American (2012)

PERSONAL:
Attended William M. Raines (Jacksonville, Fla.) High School, playing football for Cedric Thornton
Recorded a combined 110 tackles and 29 sacks from his sophomore to senior year
Second-team All-First Coast in 2008
2010 Under Armour All-American
Also lettered in basketball
Graduated in May 2014 with a degree in film, television and theatre

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    Posted May 20, 2014

    Texans Insider John Harris examined the playing style of 3rd round NT Louis Nix III, and described who his competition will be. This is the 4th installment of 'The Briefing'.

  • First Draft: Louis Nix

    (1:31) Posted May 9, 2014

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  • Combine workout: Louis Nix

    (1:24) Posted May 9, 2014

    Watch Notre Dame DL Louis Nix work out at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine.