67 Robert Landers

Robert Landers Ohio State
Nationality
usa United States
Position
DT
Height
6'1"
Weight
290
Hometown
Dayton, OH
High School
Huber Heights Wayne
Past Teams
Ohio State
Seasons
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Jersey #: 67 (2017-19), 57 (2015-16)

Weight: 285 (2019), 283 (2017-18), 285 (2016), 290 (2015)

2019 Media Guide: Nicknamed “BB”, Robert Landers is a favorite on and off the field for his productive, energized play and off the field for his engaging personality … now a veteran of 39 games, Landers has 51 total tackles, 17.5 tackles-for-loss, a forced fumble and three quarterback hurries … he started 11 of 14 games for the Big Ten and Rose Bowl champions in 2018, battling through a midseason injury to still register solid numbers.

2018 Media Guide: Robert “BB” Landers is a handful for opposing offensive linemen whenever he comes into the game … now a veteran of 26 Ohio State games, Landers is a productive force with 12.5 tackles-for-loss among his 26 career tackles and right at .5 tackles-for-loss per game played … he even led the Ohio State defensive linemen in TFLs-per play in 2016, at one every 40 plays (next best was one every 47 plays) … Landers had 10 total tackles and 5.0 TFLs in 2017 as a sophomore after recording 16 tackles and 7.5 TFLs in 2016 as a red-shirt freshman … earned “champion” from the OSU coaches after the Penn State and USC games last season … a two-time Varsity O letterman.

2017 Media Guide: Robert “BB” Landers is coming off a fine freshman campaign and is seeking even greater achievements during the 2017 campaign … a third-year sophomore, Landers earned his first Varsity O letter last year after playing in all 13 games … he was in of 299 defensive plays and was
credited with 16 total tackles … most impressively, he was credited with 7.5 tackles-for-loss to rank fifth on the team in that stat … set a personal best with four solo tackles vs. Tulsa … had 2.0 TFLs in games against Tulsa, Rutgers and Indiana … he was tied for the team lead, with Tyquan Lewis, in number of multi-TFL games with three … Landers led all Ohio State defensive linemen in tackles-for-loss per play, at one every 40 plays … next best was one every 47 plays and then one every 51 plays.

2016 Media Guide: Robert “BB” Landers red-shirted the 2015 season as a true freshman.

High School: Robert Landers was called a “disruptive force” throughout his senior season at Huber Heights and especially during his team’s run to the Division I state championship game … he totaled 153 tackles during his career for coach Jay Minton, including 16.5 tackles-for-loss … he was a second-team
Associated Press all-state selection as a senior and an all-Southwest Ohio Team 25 honoree after helping Huber Heights to a 13-2 record … he was also named all-Southwest District and he was chosen as the all-area defensive player of the year … earned a 4-star rating from Scout and listed by that organization as the No. 4 defensive lineman in Ohio and the No. 6 lineman in the Midwest … also had a high national ranking of No. 29 at defensive tackle … 247Sports listed him as a Top 50 defensive tackle … Landers won the 2014 state track and field competition in the shot put as a junior and finished fifth as a senior.

Personal: He is the son of Tracy Matthews.

Defense

SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2016Ohio State130161157.5271.070000000
2017Ohio State13010735.013000100000
2018Ohio State14112514115.0171.060000000
2019Ohio State13114686.0110.550100000
Total-531265382723.5682.5180200000