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Breaking: Former Texans draft pick Louis Nix III was found dead at the age of 29

We are heartbroken to announce that Louis Nix III has passed away.

Louis Nix III was drafted by the Houston Texans in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame. Nix called himself “Irish Chocolate.”

He was a superstar in Jacksonville, Florida for Raines High School.

Just several weeks ago Nix IIi was shot at a gas station. He posted a scary video in the ambulance on his Instagram account.

Nix was reported missing the other day by his Mother. Today they found Nix III’s car in a pond around the corner of that same gas station.

Please keep the family of Louis Nix III in your prayers.

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