Drafted by the Lions in the sixth round (210 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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