67 Robert Landers

Robert Landers Ohio State
usaUnited States
Dayton, OH
High School
Huber Heights Wayne
Past Teams
Ohio State
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.


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