Landry with the Dolphins in 2014
|No. 14 Miami Dolphins|
|Position:||Wide receiver / return specialist|
|Date of birth:||November 28, 1992|
|Place of birth:||Convent, Louisiana|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||202 lb (92 kg)|
|High school:||Lutcher (LA)|
|NFL Draft:||2014 / Round: 2 / Pick: 63|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2016|
Jarvis Charles Landry (born November 28, 1992) is an American football wide receiver and punt returner 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 Louisiana State University for the LSU Tigers.
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. He finished his career at Lutcher High School with 241 receptions 3902 yards 50 touchdowns and rushed for 875 yards and 14 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. 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.
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 most prolific wide receiver duos in college football. He was a second-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection. He finished the season with 77 receptions for 1,193 yards and 10 touchdowns. After the season, he entered the 2014 NFL Draft.
2014 NFL Draft
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|5 ft 11 in||205 lb||4.61 s||1.58 s||2.69 s||4.59 s||7.56 s||31.5 in||9 ft 5 in||12 reps|
|All values from NFL Combine and Pro Day|
2014 NFL season
Landry caught his first receiving touchdown as a professional against the Green Bay Packers on October 12, 2014, in addition to 75 receiving yards. He finished the season with 758 receiving yards and five touchdowns. His 84 catches set a Dolphins record for most receptions by a rookie. He also added 1,158 yards in punt and kickoff returns.
2015 NFL season
In the season opener at Washington on September 13, 2015, Landry had his first return touchdown, returning a Tress Way punt 69 yards in 10 seconds, evading four tackles. Upon breaking O.J. McDuffie's franchise record for most receptions in a season with 110, Landry was named Dolphins Co-MVP alongside fellow Pro Bowler, strong safety Reshad Jones. He was named to the 2016 Pro Bowl as a replacement for the injured Antonio Brown. Pro Football Focus named Landry to its All-Pro team as a punt returner. His 194 receptions in his first two seasons is an NFL record. He was ranked 98th on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.
Landry's best friend is New York Giants wideout Odell Beckham Jr..
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