Good reviews thus far for PHU’s Ja'Tyuan Landing



MORE from our HomeTeam writers.

More Video

HomeTeam Hot shots: Nominations for Feb. 21-27
Vote for the top male and female athletes from the bay area
Jordan Broderick, softball, Seminole
Daneesha Davidson, track, Hillsborough
Aubrey Ehlers, softball, Dunedin
Ashley Gentz, track, Nature Coast
Lizzie Jackson, softball, Bloomingdale
Brook Schwaner, softball, River Ridge
Andrew Abbott, baseball, Alonso
Travis Bianco, basketball, St. Petersburg
David Kornitzer, track, Newsome
Jacob Mohr, wrestling, Boca Ciega
Storm Schenk, wrestling, Mitchell
Justin Young, baseball, Hernando



Fri. September 4, 2009 | Keith Niebuhr

The coach whose team just played Palm Harbor University and the coach whose team is about to play the Hurricanes have come to the same conclusion in recent days.

PHU has itself a good one in Ja'Tyuan Landing.

In the Hurricanes’ 28-14 kickoff classic win over Clearwater Central Catholic last weekend, the first-year QB rushed for 130 yards and scored a touchdown. Not bad for a kid who played RB and DB last year.

“He ran the ball well,” CCC coach Mike Jalazo said. “He was slippery.”

This week, Landing has the attention of his team’s Friday opponent, Tarpon Springs.

“He’s a very shifty runner,” Spongers coach George Kotis said. “That’s the problem he poses. He drops back to pass, and the biggest threat is that he takes off. You have to work on that all week. He changes the way you prepare for the team.”

Players in post


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours