Landau, Gilad : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Landau, Gilad

An Israeli, Landau was a kicker at historically black Grambling State University and was named first team Sheridan Black College in 1994. He finished his career with the most extra points made (181) and attempted (194) in Division I-AA history.

Birth and Death Dates:
unknown

Career Highlights:
Landau was a two-time Academic All-America (he majored in biology), and won the first-ever Ernie Davis Award in 1992 as a sophomore. The award is given to the Division I-AA player, "Who Has Overcome Adversity." As a senior in 1994, Gilad finished 22nd in Division I-AA scoring with 75 points (7-10 field goals and 54 extra points) as Grambling finished the season 9-2. During the year, he played a game after Yom Kippur ended and allowed team officials to give him fluids intravenously minutes after he finished fasting.

Origin:
Netanya, Israel

Career Dates:
Landau played for Grambling State University from 1991-1994.

Physical description:
6'0", 185 pounds


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