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    LaTech Doug "Tank" Landry R.I.P.



    Former Tech great linebacker Tank Landry has died from a massive heart attack suffered over the weekend.

    All-American in 1984 & 1985, Tank played in the CFL several years.

    Second all-time tackler at Tech.

    His St. Aug team had just celebrated a 30-year reunion.

    One game, at North Texas, illustrated to me the awesomeness of Tank. He was the comeback in a comeback win vs. the Mean Green when Tech was down by a couple of scores.
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    Re: Doug "Tank" Landry R.I.P.

    #51 was the best. RIP
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    Re: Doug "Tank" Landry R.I.P.

    So sorry to hear of this. A GREAT Bulldog.
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    Re: Doug "Tank" Landry R.I.P.

    Great memories of him.
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    Re: Doug "Tank" Landry R.I.P.

    One of the greatest to ever play at Tech. Loved watching him play.

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    Re: Doug "Tank" Landry R.I.P.

    Tank was a BEAST !!! RIP


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    Re: Doug "Tank" Landry R.I.P.

    He was to me like Kenneth Dixon is to my boys. The first name I remember associated with Louisiana Tech. I even had a bulldog named Tank.

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    Re: Doug "Tank" Landry R.I.P.

    He had Jerry Rice "hearing footsteps" before the snap.

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    Re: Doug "Tank" Landry R.I.P.

    R.I.P. Tank.....

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    Re: Doug "Tank" Landry R.I.P.

    Quote Originally Posted by Cool Hand Clyde View Post
    Thanks for the link.

    Yep. THAT was Tank Landry.

    The first four plays are from the N.Texas game I wrote of above.
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    Re: Doug "Tank" Landry R.I.P.

    Thanks for that link. He was a ball hawk. Gave QBs and RBs Hell as well as intercepting a lot of passes!!!

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    Re: Doug "Tank" Landry R.I.P.

    Quote Originally Posted by brtransplant View Post
    One of the greatest to ever play at Tech. Loved watching him play.
    ^^THIS!!

    Very sorry to hear about this. For you youngsters out there, Tank Landry was a vicious hitter. IMO, he would certainly be on LA Tech's All-Time 1st Team Defense. Yes, he was THAT good.

    My condolences to his family.

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    Re: Doug "Tank" Landry R.I.P.

    RIP Tank.
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    Re: Doug "Tank" Landry R.I.P.

    Thanks for the link.

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