HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Southern Miss football coach Jay Hopson announced Wednesday the signing of junior college standouts Delmond Landry (Donaldsonville, La.) and Trevor Terry (Gulfport, Miss.) to the Golden Eagle program for the 2017 season.
“We are excited to have Delmond and Trevor join the Southern Miss football family,” said Hopson. “We look forward to them coming in to join us for the 2017 season.”
Landry, a 6-foot-3, 290 lb., defensive lineman from Southwest Community College, collected 44 tackles (26 solo) which included a sack, five tackles for loss and a pass breakup this fall. As a freshman, he posted 36 tackles with a sack.
He earned all-metro and Class 1A all-state honors in football and basketball as a junior for Ascension Catholic High School in Louisiana. He finished with 73 tackles, 21 sacks and 17 tackles for loss and was voted District 8-1A MVP after leading the Bulldogs to the playoffs in football and averaged 23.7 points, 17.5 rebounds and 3.8 blocked shots in basketball, also helping ACHS to the playoffs.
Terry, a 6-foot-1, 185 lb., wide receiver, played his freshman season at Jones Junior College this fall in which he caught 16 passes for 217 yards and a touchdown, which ranked second on the team. His longest catch of the year was for 53 yards.
He prepped at Long Beach High School and was one of the top receivers in which he tallied 62 catches for 1,234 yards and 12 touchdowns earning Region 4-5A honors as well as all-state accolades. As a junior, he caught 46 passes for 640 yards and six touchdowns.
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