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Austin Landry's versatility paying off for Pearland

For the season, Landry has 148 yards rushing and six touchdowns. Vype

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Austin Landry is all over the field and rarely off it.

The man that mainly took the snaps for Pearland last season at quarterback has embraced a new but familiar role for his senior season.

Mr. Do-It-All has played snaps at quarterback, running back, receiver, punt returner and even on the defense this year for the Oilers in their now 7-0 start.

"I’ve always played every position growing up," Landry said. "Even in little league I was every where, but in junior high I had to stick to one position and that was quarterback because I liked being the captain of the team."

His versatility was shown off during Pearland's 57-42 victory against previously undefeated Strake Jesuit on Friday.

Landry had five rushes for 125 yards and four scores, two receptions for 73 yards and also converted three two-point conversions (two rushing and one passing).

"Having a game like that was much needed for me and my team, to prove to everybody that we are the real deal," Landry said.

 

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