Contact Us

Raines High alum Louis Nix 'super excited' to join Houston Texans

Ryan O'Halloran's Blog
Back   Photo: 1 of 2  Next
Raines High School standout Louis Nix is shown in 2009 file photo.
Raines High School standout Louis Nix is shown in 2009 file photo.

Louis Nix had to wait an extra and a few additional hours than most expected, but the Raines High School alum finally heard his name called during the third round of Friday’s NFL Draft.

The Houston Texans traded their fourth- (No. 101) and fifth-round (No. 141) picks to Philadelphia to take Nix at No. 83.

“I’ve never thought in my life this would happen, but having the chance to play next to [Jadeveon] Clowney, J.J. Watt and everybody else on the defense, I’m super excited and happy,” Nix told Houston reporters.

General manager Rick Smith called Nix “a really good scheme fit for us in the defense that we’re going to play. We had him rated high so for us to have an opportunity to do that and go back [up] and get him.”

The Texans will remain a 3-4 defense under new coach Bill O’Brien and new coordinator Romeo Crennel.

Related terms:
Flag as offensive

Comments (1)

ADVISORY: Users are solely responsible for opinions they post here and for following agreed-upon rules of civility. Posts and comments do not reflect the views of this site. Posts and comments are automatically checked for inappropriate language, but readers might find some comments offensive or inaccurate. If you believe a comment violates our rules, click the "Flag as offensive" link below the comment.
PhDBlack 05/12/14 - 12:57 pm
Premium Member
Play well and do

Play well and do good......make yourself and Raines High School Proud my fellow Viking.......please save some money.......

Back to Top