Manhattan Oklahoma Republican Rep. J.C. Watts will deliver the 125th Landon Lecture on April 26 at Kansas State University.
Watts is conference chairman of the House Republican leadership and is in his fourth term in the House. He was elected in 1994.
Watts, a member of several legislative panels dealing with terrorism including the House's Special Oversight Panel and the Armed Services Committee, is a 1981 graduate of the University of Oklahoma.
Watts came to prominence as quarterback of back-to-back Big 8 conference football championship teams while at the university.