Robert Landers

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Robert Landers

Robert Landers could be the man on the nose this year
Vitals

Nose Tackle
6-1 283
Redshirt Sophomore
Wayne High School
Huber Heights, Ohio

Statistics

2016

Tackles
G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
13 11 5 16 1.23
Tackles For Loss
G TFL TFL Yards TFL/G
13 7.5 27 0.58
Sacks
G Sacks Sack Yards Sacks/G
13 1.0 7 0.08
Misc. Defense
G Passes Broken Up QB Hurries Fumbles Forced Kicks/Punts Blocked
13 0 1 0 0

Ohio State Overview

2016 Season (Freshman): Among the team leaders with 7.5 TFL … season-high four tackles, all solo, and had 2.0 TFL in the win over Tulsa … also notched 2.0 TFL in wins over Rutgers and Indiana … added one sack vs. Rutgers.

Overview: Robert “BB” Landers redshirted the 2015 season as a true freshman … was called a “disruptive force” throughout his senior season at Huber Heights and especially during his team’s run to the Division I state championship game … he totaled 153 tackles during his career for coach Jay Minton, including 16.5 tackles-for-loss … he was a second-team Associated Press all-state selection as a senior and an all-Southwest Ohio Team 25 honoree after helping Huber Heights to a 13-2 record … he was also named all-Southwest District and he was chosen as the all-area defensive player of the year … earned a 4-star rating from Scout and listed by that organization as the No. 4 defensive lineman in Ohio and the No. 6 lineman in the Midwest … also had a high national ranking of No. 29 at defensive tackle … 247Sports listed him as a Top 50 defensive tackle … Landers won the 2014 state track and field competition in the shot put as a junior and finished fifth as a senior … younger brother, Trey, was all-state in basketball and he will be a freshman with the Dayton Flyers basketball program in 2016-17 … the brothers, and younger brother Trey, are the sons of Tracy Matthews.

Recruiting Profile

2015 Class
Rivals: 3-Star #33 DT
Scout: 4-Star #29 DT
247Sports: 3-Star #41 DT
ESPN: 3-Star #85 DT

 

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