Louis Nix out for Notre Dame-Navy game

Louis Nix out for Notre Dame-Navy game
October 31, 2013, 6:00 pm
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Notre Dame nose guard Louis Nix (knee) will miss Saturday's game against Navy, coach Brian Kelly told reporters Thursday.

Earlier in the week, Kelly said Nix would need a good week of practice and no "hesitation" going against Navy's option offense.

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Guard Chris Watt, safety Elijah Shumate and defensive end Sheldon Day are all set to play Saturday, Kelly said.

And a quick non-injury note: Kelly also told reporters exiled quarterback Everett Golson could participate in bowl practice if he's re-admitted into Notre Dame — which has been the expectation since his expulsion in May. Golson is expected back on campus in a few weeks, Kelly said.