Dec 18, 2012, 11:16 AM EST
While neither player’s return comes as a total shock, Nix’s decision to stay at Notre Dame is a bit more of a surprise, as many believe the defensive tackle is ready for the next level. Still, the Jacksonville, Fla. native elected to pass up NFL for one more season at Notre Dame Stadium.
Like teammate Manti Te’o before him, Nix said he wants to share Senior Day with his loved ones, especially his mother, Stephanie Wingfield.
Yesterday afternoon, both Sports Illustrated’s Andy Staples and Yahoo’s Pat Forde published great features on the Irish’s enormous defensive lineman and resident YouTube funnyman. Check them out below.
Yesterday’s column on Notre Dame’s Louis Nix, who will come back to school in 2013 to take a special walk with his mom yhoo.it/V4cgh1
— Pat Forde (@YahooForde) December 18, 2012
— Andy Staples (@Andy_Staples) December 17, 2012
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- RT @NDsidBertschy: LB Nyles Morgan of @NDFootball named to the 2014 @sn_ncaaf Freshman All-American team bit.ly/snallfreshman http://t.co… 13 hours ago
- RT @NDTIX: Cheer on @NDFootball as they take on LSU in Nashville for @MusicCityBowl! Tix are going fast! #GetYours here http://t.co/3LbVnWq… 1 day ago
- Notre Dame So. LB Jaylon (@JaeeSmiff9ENT ) Smith has been awarded 2nd Team All-American honors by the @AP http://t.co/bTrHXVmGRv 1 day ago
- . @CoachBrianKelly met with the media to give out the latest @KellyCares donation & talk @MusicCityBowl preparation. watchnd.tv/#!/videos/hmbX… 1 day ago
- Time for @CoachBrianKelly to talk football now. Practice number three is in the book prepping for LSU @MusicCityBowl http://t.co/e4iEJBLa9i 2 days ago
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