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2015 Hall of Fame – Landon Cohen

October 9, 2015

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Landon Cohen, Spartanburg High School

Landon earned all-state, all-area and all-region honors in his scholastic career at Spartanburg High School. He played defensive line for coach Doc Davis, collecting 107 tackles, 28 quarterback hurries amd six sacks during his senior season. He helped the Vikings win the 2001 state championship during his sophomore season. When lining up across from the Dorman Cavaliers, Cohen made his impact known and relentlessly pursued the skill positions.

After high school, Cohen attended Ohio university, where he played 12 games as a true freshman in 2004, making there stars at nose guard. In 2005, he started all 11 games as a sophomore, finishing with 28 tackles and two quarterback pressures. As a junior in 2006, Cohen started 14 games and tallied 40 tackles(including 14 for a loss ), earning second team All-
Mid-American Conference honors. in 2007 as a senior, he started all 12 games, recording a career high 59 tackles(12 for a loss) and 1.5 sacks and one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries. After the season , he was again named to the All-Mac second team.

After college he was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 7th Round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He has also been a member of the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl XLIX), Jacksonville Jaguars, New England Patriots, and Arizona Cardinals.

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