Jarvis Landry

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Jarvis Landry
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Landry with the Dolphins in 2014.
No. 14 Miami Dolphins
Position: Wide receiver / Return specialist
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-11-28) November 28, 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth: Convent, Louisiana
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 202 lb (92 kg)
Career information
High school: Lutcher (LA)
College: Louisiana State
NFL draft: 2014 / Round: 2 / Pick: 63
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Receptions: 84
Receiving Yards: 758
Touchdowns: 5
Return yards: 1,158
Stats at NFL.com

Jarvis Charles Landry (born November 28, 1992) is an American football wide receiver and return specialist for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Dolphins in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at LSU.

Early years[edit]

Landry attended Lutcher High School in Lutcher, Louisiana, where he was a three-sport athlete in football, basketball and track. As a senior he had 51 receptions for 716 yards and 11 touchdowns. At the 2011 Under Armour All-America Game, he caught a record 8 receptions for 70 yards and a touchdown. He was regarded as a five-star recruit according to Rivals.com and was ranked as the nation's fourth best wide receiver.[1] In track & field, he competed as a long jumper during his sophomore season, recording a personal-best leap of 6.07 meters (19 ft, 8 in) at the 2009 St. Amant Duck Doost Relays, where he took 4th.[2]

College career[edit]

As a true freshman in 2011, Landry played in 14 games with one start. He finished the season with four receptions for 43 yards. As a sophomore in 2012, he played in 13 games with one start. He led the team with 56 receptions and five touchdowns and was second in receiving yards with 573. As a junior in 2013, he combined with Odell Beckham, Jr. to form one of the best wide receiver duos in college football.[3][4] He was a second-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection.[5] He finished the season with 77 receptions for 1,193 yards and 10 touchdowns. After the season he entered the 2014 NFL Draft.[6][7]

Professional career[edit]

2014 NFL Draft[edit]

Landry was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the second round (63rd overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.[8]

2014 NFL Season[edit]

Landry caught his first receiving touchdown against the Green Bay Packers on October 12, 2014.

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