Selected one of four team captains upon heading into 2017 season … Three-year letterwinner … Started 10 of 12 games played … In three-year career, made 56 tackles (33 solo) with two interceptions and five pass breakups.
Started all 10 games at strong safety … Ranked 25th in the Ivy League and fifth on team with 55 tackles (32 solo), finished second on squad with two interceptions, registered five pass breakups (ranked 18th in Ivy League) and made 1.5 tackle for loss for three yards on year … Intercepted second pass of the season, made five tackles (three solo) in season finale at Brown (Nov. 19) … Made seven tackles (four solo) vs. Cornell (Nov. 12) … Finished with four tackles vs. Dartmouth (Oct. 22) … Returned interception 24 yards and finished with six tackles (three solo) at Penn (Oct. 15) … Registered a career-highs of 10 tackles and two pass breakups vs. Princeton (Oct. 1) … Made six tackles (three solo) at Georgetown (Sept. 24) … Started first career game, made eight tackles (four solo) in season opener vs. Saint Francis U (Sept. 17).
Saw action against Brown (Nov. 20).
Saw action in one game before sitting out due to injury … Made one solo tackle … Saw first action of his career.
A 2014 graduate of St. Francis Prep in Mountain View, Calif. where he played three years of varsity football for head coach Greg Calcagno … Named a MaxPreps First Team All-California ... Two-time West Catholic Athletic League Defensive Back of the Year ... First team All-Nor Cal selection ... First team All-Bay Area honoree ... Named to the San Jose Mercury Daily News All-Area Prep Football Team … Two-way player for the Lancers … As a senior in 2013, totaled 1,182 all-purpose yards and six returns for touchdowns, rushed for 570 yards and eight touchdowns on 79 carries and returned kickoffs 85 yards and 94 yards for touchdowns on offense … On defense, made 40 tackles (32 solo) as a defensive back … Registered six games of 100 all-purpose yards or more as a senior … Led the Lancers to a 9-4 overall record as a senior … Finished 2012 season with 104 tackles (62 solo), five interceptions and 62 solo tackles and also rushed for 183 yards and four touchdowns ... Had three interceptions against Serra … Led Lancers to 8-5 overall record and CIF sectional appearance … Earned three varsity letters in track and field … Competed in two California state track championships … Ran sprints as his personal records in the 100-meters was 11.33 and 200-meters was 23.88.
Born Landon Ross Baty on March 4, 1996 … Son of Greg and Kathleen Baty … Father played eight seasons (1986-94) in the NFL for the New England Patriots (1986-87), Los Angeles Rams (1987) and Miami Dolphins (1988-94) and played tight end at Stanford … At Stanford, his father was coached by former Columbia head coach Pete Mangurian … Brother Turner Baty played quarterback for UC Davis and now lives in New York City … Grandfather played football at Michigan … Chose Columbia over San Diego, Cal-Poly, Brown, Harvard, Dartmouth and received interest from Pac-12 and ACC programs … Enrolled at Columbia College … Majors in Political Science.