Dawan Landry played four seasons of ACC football at Georgia Tech. Originally redshirted to play quarterback for the Yellow Jackets, Landry switched to safety. Over his college career, Landry had 250 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss, 7 interceptions, and 4 fumble recoveries.
Dawan Landry entered the 2006 NFL Draft and was selected in the 5th round (146th overall) by the Baltimore Ravens.
Landry would make an impact right away, earning himself the starting job at safety alongside Ed Reed. He put up some solid numbers in his rookie season for the Ravens, under then-Defensive Coordinator Rex Ryan, collecting 69 tackles, 3 sacks, 5 interceptions (one was returned for a TD), and 11 passes defensed.
During Landry’s third season in the NFL, he would suffer a near career-ending spinal concussion injury. Landry was making a tackle on Browns running back Jamal Lewis when he was injured. He would be deemed okay to return to the gridiron.
Upon returning from injury in '09, Land...