Jimmy Landes
LS #42
Tyler, TX

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Drafted by the Lions in the sixth round (210 overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.


  • Pronunciation: LAN-diss


  • Placed on Reserve/Injured on August 29, 2016.
  • Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the sixth round (210th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.

2016: Drafted by the Lions in the sixth round (210 overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft. Spent his rookie season on Reserve/Injured:

After walking on to the Baylor football team in 2011, Landes became a four-year letterman and three-year primary long snapper. Was a member of Baylor’s most successful five-year span in school history, which included two conference championships, three bowl victories and 50 wins in five seasons. Two-time Baylor Dean’s List selection and two-time Academic All-Big 12 honoree.

2015: Played all 13 games as primary long snapper. Earned Second-Team Academic All-Big 12 honors.

  • Made first, and only, tackle of career in win over Iowa State.

2014: Appeared in all 13 games as primary long snapper on a team that won the Big 12 Championship. Named to the Academic All-Big 12 team.

  • Made one fumble recovery against West Virginia.

2013: Played in three of 13 games as a backup long snapper. Made the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll in the Fall of 2013. Appeared in 15 baseball games, making four starts as catcher. Hit .048 in 21 at-bats, made 31 putouts and nine assists.

  • Snapped as a reserve in three wins over Wofford, ULM and Kansas.

2012: Redshirted. Played catcher for Baylor’s baseball team.

2011: Joined the Baylor Bears football team as a walk-on. Earned first collegiate letter. Played 12 of 13 games, with 11 as primary kick-snapper. Named to Dean’s List in fall 2011 and Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll in fall 2011 and spring 2012.

  • Took over long –snapping duties for place kicks against Stephen F. Austin.

Played football and baseball at Lee High School in Tyler, Texas. Named TSWA 5A All-State Honorable Mention in 2010. Selected to the 11-5A All-District First Team in 2010. Was a letterman playing catcher for Lee’s baseball team.

  • Full name is James Arnold Landes.
  • Son of Drew and Jamie Landes.
  • Majored in geology.

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