Third-year sophomore walk-on with long-snapping experience... Dual-sport athlete, also reserve catcher on Baylor baseball squad.
2012 (Sophomore): Sat out football season to focus on duties as catcher on Baylor baseball team, redshirted to retain eligibility... Named to spring 2013 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2011 (True Freshman): Walk-on long snapper played 12 of 13 games as true freshman... Took over long-snapping duties for place-kicks in second game (win over Stephen F. Austin) following injury to first-stringer, played final 11 games as primary kick snapper... Earned first collegiate letter... Named to Dean's List in fall 2011 and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2011 and spring 2012... Redshirted at catcher on 2012 Big 12 champion Baylor baseball team.
High School: Prepped at Lee High School in Tyler, Texas... Played center and deep snapper for head coach Mike Owens... Honorable mention 2010 TSWA 5A All-State lineman as senior... Named first-team 2010 11-5A All-District... Also baseball letterman (catcher) at LHS.
Personal: Son of Drew and Jamie Landes... Full name is James Arnold Landes... Born Aug. 13, 1992, in Tyler, Texas... Majoring in general studies.