Louis Nix

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Louis Nix III
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Nix with the Houston Texans in 2014
No. 74, 92, 97
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born:(1991-07-31)July 31, 1991
Jacksonville, Florida
Died:February 27, 2021(2021-02-27) (aged 29)
Jacksonville, Florida
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:331 lb (150 kg)
Career information
High school:William M. Raines
(Jacksonville, Florida)
College:Notre Dame
NFL Draft:2014 / Round: 3 / Pick: 83
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Louis Anthony Nix III (July 31, 1991 – February 27, 2021) was an American professional football defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

Nix played for the Houston Texans, New York Giants, Washington Redskins and the Jacksonville Jaguars from 2014 until 2017. He called himself "Irish Chocolate."[1][2]

Nix was reported missing on February 24, 2021.[3] He was found dead three days later in Jacksonville, Florida at the age of 29.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Notre Dame's big advantage: Notre Dame's Louis Nix is larger than life
  2. Nix brings larger-than-life personality to Irish: Nose guard/YouTube star finally finding his comfort zone in South Bend
  3. "Louis Nix III, 29, found dead after being reported missing". Profootballtalk.com. NBC Sports. February 27, 2021. Retrieved February 27, 2021.
  4. Stepien, Garrett (February 27, 2021). "Report: Former Notre Dame DL Louis Nix has died, mother says". 247Sports.com. Retrieved February 27, 2021.

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