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  • 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!
  • Tue., Sep. 02, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans defensive ends Jared Crick and Tim Jamison at the Verizon Greenway Store, 3817 Southwest Fwy., Houston, TX 77027

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Sep. 02, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT Texans Live at Houston Texans Grille Texans Live with Marc Vandermeer broadcasts live from 6-8pm the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), and offensive lineman Duane Brown calls in from 6-7pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Fri., Sep. 05, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Sonic Drive-In

    Friday, September 5
    Noon-1pm – Sonic Drive-In, 8504 Main St., Houston, TX 77025

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE All-American Hot Dog (1/person) for this hour at this location
    Enter for possibility to win a pair of tickets and parking pass to Texans vs. Redskins game on Sept. 7

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

  • Fri., Sep. 05, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Go Texan Store

    Friday, September 5
    6pm-7pm – Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium

    Stop by for a 20% discount on white gear for this hour in preparation for Liberty White Out on Sept. 7

    Enter for possibility to win a pair of tickets and parking pass to Texans vs. Redskins game on Sept. 7

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

  • Tue., Sep. 09, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT “Player Inspired: Kareem Jackson Fly Guy” Apparel Line Launch Party

    Visit the Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium on Tuesday, September 9 from 6 to 7 PM for cornerback Kareem Jackson's new Player Inspired Fly Guy apparel line launch party. Stop by to meet Kareem, get light refreshments and to pick up some of his new apparel.

  • Tue., Sep. 09, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Fri., Sep. 12, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Pappadeaux

    Friday, September 12

    Noon-1pm – Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, 13080 NW Freeway, Houston, TX 77040

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE cup of Shrimp Gumbo (1/person) for this hour at this location, dine-in only

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

  • 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.

Team

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

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

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4
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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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