Buffalo drafted Lankster in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL draft and the cornerback played in 10 games as a rookie. Lankster did not play in the NFL in 2010, but from 2011 to 2014, he was coached by Rex Ryan as a member of the New York Jets. Per NFL.com, Lankster was active for 39 games (one start) with the Jets and he recorded 67 total tackles, one sack, six passes defensed and one interception.
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