Landri with the Carolina Panthers in 2010
|No. 66, 61, 73, 94, 90, 77|
|Date of birth:September 21, 1983|
|Place of birth: Newport Beach, California|
|College: Notre Dame|
|NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 5 / Pick: 166|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2007– 2009)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* USA Today High School All-American (2001)|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Derek Landri (born September 21, 1983) is a former American football defensive tackle. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame.
Landri also played for the Carolina Panthers, Philadelphia Eagles and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Now coaching high school football team in the western New York area for the school, St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute.
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.
Landri was claimed off waivers by the Carolina Panthers on December 4, 2009. He became an unrestricted free agent following the 2010 season.
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.
Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit
- ↑ "SI.com - Photo Gallery - Top 10 Draft Steals of 2007". CNN. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_gallery/0704/gallery.nfl.draft.steals/content.7.html.
- ↑ "Derek Landri will return to Philadelphia Eagles on one-year deal". NFL.com. April 9, 2012. http://www.nfl.com/news/story/09000d5d8282d15e/article/derek-landri-will-return-to-philadelphia-eagles-on-oneyear-deal. Retrieved 2012-04-09.
- ↑ http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000156116/article/derek-landri-reportedly-agrees-to-contract-with-bucs