In what’s sure to please Fighting Irish fans, stars Zack Martin and Louis Nix III will return to Notre Dame in 2013, according to head coach Brian Kelly.
#NotreDame OT Zack Martin and NG Louis Nix will return next season, Brian Kelly announces.
— Irish Illustrated (@NDatRivals) December 17, 2012
Huge news for ND. OL Zack Martin and DL Louis Nix returning for sr. seasons.
— Dennis Dodd (@dennisdoddcbs) December 17, 2012
Neither player was expected to leave early for the NFL. While the news is certainly what Irish fans wanted to hear, it doesn’t come as a shock to ND Nation.