On Now
Coming Up
  • Sat., Feb. 13, 2016 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CST Texans 360 TV Show Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 11 PM for this Texans show that covers all the happenings each week of the team throughout the offseason from community events, offseason training and various team functions with Cheerleaders and players.
  • Tue., Feb. 16, 2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST Texans All Access Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 or on TexansRadio.com every Tuesday from noon - 2 PM during the offseason to here the latest information on your Texans!
  • Thu., Feb. 18, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Texans All Access Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 or on TexansRadio.com every Thursday from 6 PM - 7 PM during the offseason to here the latest information on your Texans!
  • Sat., Feb. 20, 2016 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CST Texans 360 TV Show Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 11 PM for this Texans show that covers all the happenings each week of the team throughout the offseason from community events, offseason training and various team functions with Cheerleaders and players.
  • Tue., Feb. 23, 2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST Texans All Access Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 or on TexansRadio.com every Tuesday from noon - 2 PM during the offseason to here the latest information on your Texans!
  • Thu., Feb. 25, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Texans All Access Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 or on TexansRadio.com every Thursday from 6 PM - 7 PM during the offseason to here the latest information on your Texans!
  • Sat., Feb. 27, 2016 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CST Texans 360 TV Show Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 11 PM for this Texans show that covers all the happenings each week of the team throughout the offseason from community events, offseason training and various team functions with Cheerleaders and players.
  • Tue., Mar. 01, 2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST Texans All Access Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 or on TexansRadio.com every Tuesday from noon - 2 PM during the offseason to here the latest information on your Texans!
  • Thu., Mar. 03, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Texans All Access Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 or on TexansRadio.com every Thursday from 6 PM - 7 PM during the offseason to here the latest information on your Texans!
  • Sat., Mar. 05, 2016 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM CST Texans 360 TV Show Tune into KTRK ABC 13 in Houston (or check local listings across Texas) each Saturday at 11 PM for this Texans show that covers all the happenings each week of the team throughout the offseason from community events, offseason training and various team functions with Cheerleaders and players.

News

Print
RSS

BWTB: Whirlwind weekend for Nix

Posted May 21, 2014

Rookie nose tackle Louis Nix III met his new teammates and then returned to South Bend, IN for graduation from Notre Dame.


It was an eventful Friday, Saturday and Sunday for Texans rookies. But for nose tackle Louis Nix III, the events straddled his new city of employment, and the town of his alma mater.

Nix left Houston for South Bend, IN on Saturday afternoon to walk at his graduation from Notre Dame on Sunday. Even though he missed time with his new teammates, head coach Bill O'Brien was emphatic that the third rounder take part in the ceremonies.

"I think he’s paid his dues at Notre Dame," O'Brien said Saturday. "I just think it’s important to allow guys to do that. He’s not going to miss much time."

Nix was on the field with the Texans rookies on Friday, and took part in meetings that day, the night before and on Saturday morning. Despite being the fourth player selected by Houston in this year's Draft, he spoke like a rookie in for a tryout.

“Hopefully, I’m here for the long-term," Nix said. "But at this point I’m worried about today and what I have to do today and what I have to do in five minutes.”

The rookie defender, who has a well-known gregarious side to him, said his time on Twitter will be quiet for awhile.

“As far as Twitter goes, nothing now," Nix said. "I’m leaving Twitter alone. I’m just trying to focus on me right and trying to make this team.”

Nix and the Texans will begin OTA's next Tuesday.

Twitter.com/DoughertyDrew

 

Content on HoustonTexans.com does not necessarily represent the views of the Houston Texans front office staff, coaches or executives.

Trending Now

Recent News