Notre Dame football: Nix, Tuitt earn early honor

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Notre Dame senior nose guard Louis Nix was named Preseason All-America by Beyond Sports Network.

Teammate Stephon Tuitt, a junior defensive end, was named to the second team.

Also of note, Michigan senior offensive tackle Taylor Lewan was named first team, while Michigan State senior linebacker Max Bullough and senior cornerback Darqueze Dennard were both second-team selections.

  • BSN named teams for every level of college football, including Division III, where Trine University senior kicker Tyler Keck was named to the second team.

Keck, an Elkhart Memorial graduate, finished his junior season as the conference leader in scoring with 6.0 points per game. He also connected on 33 of 34 extra-point attempts.