- Vashon Landers
Vashon  Landers


Opelika, Ala.

High School:
Opelika HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175



Saw action as a true freshman in 2012 for the Blazers ... will be counted more heavily this season ... listed No. 2 at strong safety entering fall practice.

2012: Played in 10 contests during the season ... recorded four tackles (one each in games vs. Ohio State, Southeastern Louisiana, East Carolina and UCF) ... also registered a pass breakup against Southern Miss.

High School: Attended Opelika High School ... played for head coach Brian Blackmon at Opelika ... finished senior season with 31 tackles (23 solo) and two fumble recoveries ... ranked second in 6A Region 3 with three interceptions in 2010 ... also recorded 24 tackles (19 solo) as a junior for the Bulldogs ... averaged 5.5 tackles per game over his junior and senior campaigns ... part of a Bulldogs' defense that allowed just 21.1 points per game in 2010... team sported a combined 8-4 league record over last two years ... had a key interception against Enterprise to clinch a playoff spot in 2010 ... also competed on track and field team.

Personal: Born July 5, 1994 at Opelika, Ala. ... son of Makisha and Tony Cochran ... major is liberal arts.