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LB Harold Landry

Harold Landry

Harold Landry

STATUS:  AGREED TO TERMS - MARCH 8

READ: Titans Agree to Terms on Multi-Year Extension With OLB Harold Landry

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LINEBACKER
6-2 | 252 lbs

COLLEGE: BOSTON COLLEGE
HOMETOWN: SPRING LAKE, NC
ACQUIRED: 2ND ROUND - 2018
NFL EXPERIENCE (NFL/TITANS): 4/4
GAMES PLAYED/GAMES STARTED: 64/52 (PLAYOFFS: 5/5)

The Titans traded up to select outside linebacker Harold Landry III with the 41st overall pick in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft. From the start of his rookie season through 2020, Landry's 19 total sacks led the Titans. Other than Jevon Kearse (36.0), Landry produced the highest sack total by a Titans/Oilers player in his first three NFL seasons since individual sacks became an official NFL statistic in 1982. The 6-foot-2-inch, 252-pound defender possesses a unique ability to bend the edge as a pass rusher and use his speed, athleticism and long arms to get to the quarterback. He finished his career at Boston College ranked second in school history with 26 career sacks.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In 2020, Landry recorded 16 starts for the second consecutive season. He led the team with 5.5 sacks, a career-high 32 quarterback pressures and a career-high 10 tackles for loss.
  • In 2019, Landry started all 16 games and led the team with a career-high nine sacks. He started all three postseason games in 2019 and tallied a team-best eight quarterback pressures.
  • In 2018, made his NFL debut and appeared in 15 games on the season. His 4.5 sacks tied for third on the team and his 18 quarterback pressures tied for second.

TITANS TIDBITS:

  • Landry could have entered the NFL Draft following his 16.5-sack junior season at Boston College. However, he chose to stay in school and received his degree in communications in December 2017.
  • Landry enjoys traveling. One of his favorite getaways is Destin, Fla.
  • He and his son, Greyson, share the same June 5 birthday.
  • Landry's 26 career sacks at Boston College were exceeded in school history by only Mathias Kiwanuka (37.5 from 2002-05).
  • In 2016, he set a Boston College record and led the nation with 16.5 sacks. His seven forced fumbles also ranked first nationally.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • The Spring Lake, N.C., native was selected by the Titans in the second round (41st overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft.
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