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  • Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT Houston Texans at Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Houston Texans Stampede Tour pres. by Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Stop by Academy Sports + Outdoors (8453 Memorial Blvd., Port Arthur, TX 77640) from 4-5 PM to meet the Houston Texans!

    Stop by for autographs and pictures with:

    FORMER HOUSTON TEXANS LINEBACKER #56 JAY FOREMAN*

    FORMER HOUSTON TEXANS KICK RETURNER #84 JJ MOSES*
    HOUSTON TEXANS CHEERLEADERS
    AND TORO!

    Houston Texans Giveaways!

    Autographs not guaranteed for everyone and signings strictly limited to times listed per appearance. *Celebrities subject to change.

  • Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM CDT Houston Texans at Buffalo Wild Wings

    Houston Texans Stampede Tour pres. by Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Stop by Buffalo Wild Wings (3939 Dowlen Rd., Suite 11, Beaumont, TX 77706) from 8-9 PM to meet the Houston Texans during the first half of the Texans vs. Broncos game!

    Stop by for autographs and pictures with:

    FORMER HOUSTON TEXANS LINEBACKER #56 JAY FOREMAN*

    FORMER HOUSTON TEXANS KICK RETURNER #84 JJ MOSES*
    HOUSTON TEXANS CHEERLEADERS
    AND TORO!


    Houston Texans Giveaways!

    Autographs not guaranteed for everyone and signings strictly limited to times listed per appearance. *Celebrities subject to change.
  • Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 8:00 PM CDT Texans at Broncos The Texans travel to Denver to face off against the Broncos.
  • Sun., Aug. 24, 2014 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT Back To Tailgating The Houston Texans are Back to Football so it’s time for you to get Back to Tailgating at the Academy Sports + Outdoors in Pearland on Sun., Aug. 24 from 3-5 PM. Join the Houston Texans Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, TORO & Deep Steel Thunder for this free event.  Also, get tailgating tips for the 2014 season from former H-E-B Tailgaters of the Year!
  • Tue., Aug. 26, 2014 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Houston Texans Team Luncheon presented by Amegy Bank of Texas The Houston Texans Team Luncheon presented by Amegy Bank of Texas is Tuesday, August 26 at 12 noon.  It’s your chance to have lunch with the entire Texans team, as well as hear from new head coach Bill O’Brien as we get Back to Football and prepare for the 2014 season. 
  • Thu., Aug. 28, 2014 7:00 PM CDT 49ers at Texans The Texans host the 49ers at NRG Stadium.
  • Sat., Aug. 30, 2014 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM CDT AdvoCare Texas Kickoff

    Celebrate the return of college football with a Big Ten and SEC showdown at NRG Stadium, as the LSU Tigers and Wisconsin Badgers square off in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff on Saturday August 30 at 8pm. Secure yours today by calling 832-667-2390 or at advocare texas kickoff dot com.

  • Sun., Aug. 31, 2014 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT Kickoff at Kemah Boardwalk Join the Houston Texans Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, TORO, and the Battle Ready Band at the Kickoff at Kemah Boardwalk on Sun., Aug. 31 from 1-3 PM. Bring the entire family for autograph signings, live music, & prize giveaways!
  • Sun., Sep. 14, 2014 8:15 AM - 10:30 AM CDT Houston Texans Running of the Bulls 5K Run/Walk presented by H-E-B Houston Texans Running of the Bulls 5K Run and Walk presented by H-E-B is Sunday, September 14 at NRG Park.  The 5K run/walk and TORO's Kids 1K presented by Aramark will both finish on the floor of NRG Stadium, where the post-race party is with the return of pizza and beer! Also, there is a new course for 2014. Secure your spot before Sept. 8 at 5 PM at HoustonTexans.com.
  • Wed., Nov. 12, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST Bulls & Birdies Golf Tournament supported by Bud Light

    Have you ever dreamed of playing a round of golf with the Houston Texans Cheerleaders cheering you on?  Now’s your chance!  Sign up today at HoustonTexans.com for the annual Bulls and Birdies Golf Tournament supported by Bud Light at Wildcat Golf Club on Wednesday, November 12.

Team

Louis Nix
DT #92
Height:
6-2
Weight:
331
Age:
23
College:
Notre Dame
Hometown:
Jacksonville, FL
Experience:
0

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TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans with the 19th pick in the third round (83rd overall) of 2014 NFL Draft.

CAREER AT NOTRE DAME:
• Started 30 of 34 games at nose guard, recording 123 tackles (44 solos) that included 2.5 sacks for minus-10 yards, 14 tackles for losses totaling 32 yards and 18 quarterback pressures
• Caused one fumble and deflected six passes
• 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 vs. the ground game, in addition to posting 24 tackles inside the red zone, including nine on goal-line plays while producing 12 touchdown-saving tackles vs. the ground game

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans with the 19th pick in the third round (83rd overall) of 2014 NFL Draft.

CAREER AT NOTRE DAME:
• Started 30 of 34 games at nose guard, recording 123 tackles (44 solos) that included 2.5 sacks for minus-10 yards, 14 tackles for losses totaling 32 yards and 18 quarterback pressures
• Caused one fumble and deflected six passes
• 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 vs. the ground game, in addition to posting 24 tackles inside the red zone, including nine on goal-line plays while producing 12 touchdown-saving tackles vs. the ground game

2013 
• Named to the watch lists for the Bednarick Award, Maxwell Award Watch, Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Outland Trophy and Rotary Lombardi Award
• Consensus All-American preseason selection who started all eight games he played in, including the first seven contests on the regular season schedule
• Recorded 27 tackles (11 solos) with two stops behind the line of scrimmage, two QB pressures and a pair of pass deflections

2012
• Second-team All-American selection by The NFL Draft Report and third-team choice by CBS Sports who helped Notre Dame rank 11th in the nation in rush defense
• Received Notre Dame “Moose Krause” Defensive Lineman of the Year recognition
• The defense finished seventh in the FBS in total defense (305.5 average) and second in scoring
• defense, yielding just 12.8 points per game while compiling a 12-1 record and earning a berth in the BCS Championship Game
• Made 50 tackles (20 solos) with a pair of sacks for minus-9 yards, 7.5 stops for losses of 20 yards and 10 quarterback pressures
• Caused one fumble and deflected five passes
• In 48 plays against the run, limited those ball carriers to just 17 yards, an average of 0.35 yards per attempt, the lowest figure for any starting nose guard at the major college level
• Had nine tackles for loss and stopped ball carriers at the line of scrimmage for no gain on nine other plays
• Delivered seven touchdown-saving tackles vs. the run and two more on pass plays
• Made 13 of his tackles inside the red zone, including five during goal-line plays
• Appeared in 13 games, as he earned 11 starts

2011
• Named Freshman All-American by The NFL Draft Report, as he started all but two games
• Finished with 46 tackles (13 solos), assisted on a sack and posted 4.5 stops for losses of 9 yards
• Added six quarterback pressures and deflected one pass
• Registered 44 plays vs. the ground game, holding those ball carriers to 71 yards, no touchdowns and only four first downs
• Delivered 11 tackles inside the red zone, including four on goal-line plays

2010
• Did not play his freshman season

HIGH SCHOOL
• Attended William M. Raines (Jacksonville, Fla.) High School, playing football for Vikings head coach Cedric Thornton
• Recorded a combined 19 sacks as a sophomore and junior, adding 10 more during his final season
• Also posted 60 tackles in 2008, followed by a 50-tackle performance in 2009
• Regarded as the seventh-best defensive tackle in the nation by Rivals.com, as that recruiting service placed him 14th on their Florida Top 100 list
• Member of the Florida Super 75 and Jacksonville Super 24 teams selected by the Jacksonville Times-Union following his senior year, in addition to receiving All-First Coast honors and being named the “most disruptive player” in the state by that news service in 2009
• The Times-Union had previously chosen him second-team All-First Coast in 2008, and selected him first-team All-First Coast as a sophomore
• Also helped lead Raines High to an appearance in the Florida state playoffs as a sophomore, as the Vikings compiled a 7-4 record
• Concluded his prep career by playing in the 2010 Under Armour All-America Game in St. Petersburg, Florida
• Also lettered in basketball

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