Louis Nix III — former NFL player and Notre Dame football star — has been found dead at the age of 29 on Saturday, after he was reported missing earlier this week.
Nix — a 6’3″, 330 lb. defensive tackle — was a star at ND … before being selected with the 83rd overall pick (3rd rd.) by the Houston Texans in the 2014 NFL Draft. Louis bounced around the league … spending time with the Giants, Jaguars and Washington.
Louis was reported missing on Wednesday … with family members saying he was last seen Tuesday leaving his dad’s house driving a gray 2014 Hyundai.
Now, their worst fears have come true … Nix has been found dead, according to his mom.
Details surrounding Louis’ death are unclear … but the Jacksonville County Sheriff’s Office was seen pulling a car matching Nix’s from a local lake on Saturday.