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Eyes on Nix, Tuitt

Notre Dame's Louis Nix III and Stephon Tuitt are on yet another watch list as the college football season approaches.

Nix, a nose guard, and Tuitt, a defensive end, are among the 50 players named to the Walter Camp Player of the Year award watch list.

The linemen had previously been named to the watch lists for the Maxwell Award (player of the year),

Bednarik Award (defensive player of the year), Bronko Nagurski Trophy (most outstanding defensive player) and Lombardi Award (lineman of the year).

Nix is also on the watch list for the Outland Trophy (most outstanding interior lineman).

For complete watch lists for awards, click here.

The Journal Gazette's Assistant Sports Editor Tony Krausz covers The University of Notre Dame. Krausz, a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and a native of St. Louis, has been assistant sports editor since October 2005. Prior to joining the JG, he worked at two papers in Mississippi covering high school and college athletics.