Dawan Landry Celebrity Life
Dawan Landry is a former American football strong safety. He was born on 30th December 1982 in Ama, Louisiana, USA. His sun sign is Capricorn, and ethnicity is black.
He did his high school from Boutte Hahnville, LA. After doing his high school, he enrolled himself in management studies at Georgia Tech.
When he was in high school, he started his football career as a quarterback. He got fame and recognition as a quarterback in college but later changed his positions.
During his college days, he managed to score 250 tackles 7 interceptions, and 4 fumbles. His most memorable and exceptional performance during his college days was against Auburn wherein he scored 10 tackles and 1 interception in 2005.
He started his professional career with Baltimore Ravens. He started his career with the NFL team, Baltimore Ravens. The team picked him in the 5th round in the NFL draft of 2006.
His initial performance was so incredible that he earned the first spot in the defensive position. He had an exceptional rookie season where he outshined everyone to gain the number one spot in Defense.
He scored 69 tackles, 6 passes, 5 interceptions, 3 sacks, and 1 touchdown. In 2007, he was also selected for the Pro Football Weekly PFWA all-rookie team where he started as a defensive safety.
During the 2nd season, he scored 82 tackles 6 passes, 1 sack. In the 3rd season, he scored 11 tackles in just two games in 2008.
Although, he later declared fine, but was replaced by Jim Leonhard. In the next season of 2009, he scored 89 tackles and 8 passes.
However, in the last season of 2010, he continued performing incredibly by scoring 111 tackles, 1 sack, and 1 forced fumble.
He was an outperformer of the season with regards to the tackles. He scored the second-highest number of tackles in this season.
With Jacksonville Jaguars
After his successful seasons with Baltimore Ravens, he signed a 5-year contract with Jacksonville Jaguars in the month of July 2011. Here, he completed his first season by scoring 97 tackles, 1 forced fumble, and 2 interceptions.
But, the season also brought him some trouble when he was fined $10,000 for hitting late while playing against NFL team, Indianapolis Colts. After two successful seasons, he was released by the team on 8th March 2013.
With New York Jets
After completing two successful seasons with Jacksonville Jaguars, a reputed NFL team, he then joined yet another popular NFL team, New York Jets. The team signed him on April 9th, 2013.
Interesting facts about Dawan Landry
His younger brother, LaRon Landry, is also a former LSU All-American safety player. He was picked by the Washington Redskins during the first round of the NFL 2007 draft.
As per the official reports, he is currently single. However, he had a relationship in the past. He is a very private person and doesn’t share much of his personal life with paparazzi.
In 2009, he won the Ed Block Courage Award for his exceptional presentation of courage and sportsmanship. His popular associated act was with one of the popular NFL player, Ray Lewis, with the Ravens from 2006 to 2010.
His net worth is between $1M and $M. He is a very successful and popular NFL player with quite an impressive payout.
His weight is 215 lbs and height is 6’1”. He is also known as one of the richest and affluent NFL players.
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