Three-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2011, Spring 2012-13)
2013 (So.) Appeared in 15 games and made four starts as catcher ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2013) ... First career RBI came versus New Orleans (March 16) ... Recorded first career hit at Texas Tech (May 16).
Sat out season as redshirt.
Played catcher for coach Mike Pirtle at Lee High School in Tyler, Texas ... Helped team to 22-11 record and 2011 District 11-5A title as senior ... Earned first-team All-District 11-5A honors as catcher and was named District Offensive MVP in senior season ... Batted .590 with eight home runs, 11 doubles and 32 RBI in 2011 ... Threw out 19 of 23 attempted base stealers ... Two-year letterwinner as offensive lineman for LHS football team ... Named first-team All-District 11-5A and honorable mention all-state as center on football team in 2010.
Full name is James Arnold Landes ... Born August 13, 1992, in Tyler, Texas ... Son of Drew and Jamie Landes ... Earned letter after playing in 12 of 13 games as deep snapper on Baylor football team that went 10-3 and won 2011 Valero Alamo Bowl ... Pre-med major.