1. Breaking Down the Houston Texans Roster After the 2014 Draft

    The Houston Texans came into the NFL draft with possibly more needs than any other team. Most experts believe they did a good job of addressing those needs but holes still remain...

    Brian McDonald Written by Brian McDonald about 1 month ago 8,310 reads 24 comments

  2. How Louis Nix III Will Fit with the Houston Texans

    How will Louis Nix fit with the Houston Texans ? He'll be an impact player on day one; is that good enough for you? Nix is a guy that the scouts from CBS Sports had rated as ...

    Brian McDonald Written by Brian McDonald about 2 months ago 5,138 reads 9 comments

  3. Houston Texans Draft Picks: Results, Analysis and Grades

    Finally, after months of talking in circles and countless mock drafts, the 2014 NFL draft is here! The extra two weeks of "should the Houston Texans trade down" conversation added a few gray hairs to my head...

    Brian McDonald Written by Brian McDonald about 2 months ago 24,313 reads 37 comments

  4. 2014 NFL Paper Trail Mock Draft V2.0

    While much of the attention is focused on the number of quarterbacks expected to go in the first round, I’m more curious about the number of receivers that come off the board after 32 selections...

    Randolph Charlotin Written by Randolph Charlotin about 2 months ago 776 reads 4 comments

  5. A Close Look at the Notre Dame Defensive Line Duo of Louis Nix and Stephon Tuitt

    I have always called the first two rounds of the NFL draft the "premium rounds." In most cases, the players a club selects in these two rounds have to come in and contribute as rookies...

    Greg Gabriel Written by Greg Gabriel about 3 months ago 7,857 reads 17 comments

  6. College Football Players We'll Miss the Most in 2014

    They grow up so dang fast. The college stars we've marveled over the past three to four years—some even less—have officially transitioned from college football to the NFL with the NFL Scouting Combine in the rearview mirror...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 5 months ago 14,786 reads 56 comments

  7. Louis Nix Has Trouble Sticking Landing During Broad Jump at NFL Combine

    Defensive lineman Louis Nix III is looking to make a good impression at the NFL Scouting Combine, but he was involved in one of the more comical moments of the showcase...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 5 months ago 104,192 reads 46 comments

  8. At the Combine, Louis Nix III Can Prove He's so Much More Than Big

    Louis Nix III can't be contained. He can't be pigeonholed, categorized, stereotyped or " thin-sliced ." With a glance at his combine-measured 6'2", 331-pound frame , per NFL ...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 5 months ago 1,978 reads 4 comments

  9. Notre Dame Football: Tracking 2014 NFL Combine Results for Former Irish Stars

    Indianapolis serves as the epicenter of the NFL this week, with the annual NFL Scouting Combine taking place at Lucas Oil Stadium...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 5 months ago 17,981 reads 70 comments

  10. Notre Dame Football: Who Will Replace Louis Nix III in Starting Lineup in 2014?

    The big man is gone. After three seasons of watching Louis Nix III dominate the line of scrimmage, Notre Dame will need to find Nix's replacement at the point of attack...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 5 months ago 7,977 reads 18 comments

  11. Closer Look at Louis Nix III's Knee Injury, Surgery Heading into the NFL Draft

    University of Notre Dame NFL draft prospect Louis Nix III missed the end of the 2013 college season with a torn meniscus, and he underwent surgery to repair the knee injury in November...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 5 months ago 10,173 reads 20 comments

  12. Notre Dame's 2014 Recruiting Class Is Filling Major Needs

    Recruiting is the lifeblood of college football. With that in mind, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly is quietly pumping strength into the veins of his program by addressing specific needs in the 2014 cycle...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 5 months ago 7,764 reads 24 comments

  13. Louis Nix Injury: Updates on Notre Dame DT's Knee Surgery and Recovery

    Notre Dame Fighting Irish defensive tackle Louis Nix underwent surgery on his left knee on Thursday and will miss the remainder of the season...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 months ago 14,332 reads 37 comments

  14. Oklahoma vs. Notre Dame: 10 Things We Learned from Irish's Loss

    Today's loss to Oklahoma doesn't end Notre Dame's season, but it does put an end to any fading hopes Notre Dame fans had of seeing their Irish play in the BCS National Championship Game for a second-straight season...

    David Luther Written by David Luther about 10 months ago 10,162 reads 72 comments

  15. Your Best 11 Mailbag: Targeting Rule, Beating Clemson and My Favorite Player

    We have a couple questions that warrant pretty serious answers. So while we are light on questions, we are going heavy on answers. Sit back and enjoy another Your Best 11 Mailbag! First and foremost, kudos for phrasing this query as such...

    Michael Felder Written by Michael Felder about 10 months ago 5,957 reads 18 comments

  16. Brian Kelly Says the Bar Is Set High at Notre Dame After Last Year

    SOUTH BEND, Ind.—There were the smaller-picture questions thrown Brian Kelly 's way Sunday during his day-after press conference following Notre Dame's loss Saturday night at Michigan...

    Bob Wieneke Written by Bob Wieneke about 10 months ago 6,508 reads 53 comments

  17. Temple Owls vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Complete Game Preview

    Notre Dame and Temple kick off their 2013 seasons on Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium. The Irish look for a repeat trip to the BCS National Championship Game, this time looking to win it all...

    Bob Wieneke Written by Bob Wieneke about 11 months ago 7,162 reads 13 comments

  18. Notre Dame Football: Fighting Irish Players Who Will Be All-Americans

    Months removed from appearing in the National Championship Game, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have lost as much as any other team in college football...

    Maxwell Ogden Written by Maxwell Ogden about 11 months ago 7,401 reads 31 comments