Derek Landri

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Derek Landri
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Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-09-21) September 21, 1983 (age 30)
Place of birth: Huntington Beach, California
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 290 lb (132 kg)
Career information
High school: Concord (CA) De La Salle
College: Notre Dame
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 5 / Pick: 166
Debuted in 2007 for the Jacksonville Jaguars
Career history
Roster status: Free Agent
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2013
Tackles 130
Sacks 9.0
Interceptions 0
Stats at NFL.com

Derek Landri (born September 21, 1983) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame.

Landri has also played for the Carolina Panthers, Philadelphia Eagles and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Early years[edit]

Landri played high school football for De La Salle where he was Maurice Jones-Drew's teammate.

Professional career[edit]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Landri's selection by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 5th round was rated one of the "Top 10 Draft Steals" of the 2007 draft by Sports Illustrated.[1]

Playing in a reserve role, Landri recorded a sack and an interception on Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger during the Jaguars' Wildcard playoff game on January 5, 2008. He also recovered a fumble which sealed the win for the Jaguars. On December 3, 2009, Landri was waived by the Jaguars.

Carolina Panthers[edit]

Landri was claimed off waivers by the Carolina Panthers on December 4, 2009. He became an unrestricted free agent following the 2010 season.

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Landri was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles on August 3, 2011. He was released on September 3 during final roster cuts. Following a season-ending injury to Antonio Dixon, Landri was re-signed on October 3. Following the 2011 season, Landri became an unrestricted free agent, but was re-signed to a one-year contract on April 9, 2012.[2]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Landri signed a two year, $3.25 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on March 30, 2013.[3] He was released on February 10, 2014.

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