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Paxton Lynch
QB #12
Height:
6-7
Weight:
244
Age:
23
College:
Memphis
Hometown:
San Antonio
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2016):

TDS
2
INT
1
YDS
497
RTG
79.2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 49 83 497 6 2 1 9 42 79.2 11 25 2.3 0 2 0
2016 DEN 3 2 49 83 497 6 2 1 9 42 79.2 11 25 2.3 0 2 0
Recent Games
WKOppResultPassingRushingFumbles
CompAttPctYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
1 CAR W 21-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 IND W 34-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @CIN W 29-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @TB W 27-7 14 24 58.3 170 7.1 1 0 1 0 94.1 3 -4 -1.3 0 -- --
5 ATL L 16-23 23 35 65.7 223 6.4 1 1 6 40 81 6 18 3 0 2 0
6 @SD L 13-21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 HOU W 27-9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 SD W 27-19 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @OAK L 20-30 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @NO W 25-23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 KC L 27-30 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @JAX W 20-10 12 24 50 104 4.3 0 0 2 2 61.8 2 11 5.5 0 -- --
14 @TEN L 10-13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 NE L 3-16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @KC L 10-33 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 OAK W 24-6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

LYNCH AT A GLANCE:

• A quarterback who started all 38 games played at the University of Memphis, completing 758-of-1,205 passes (62.9%) for 8,863 yards with 59 touchdowns and 23 interceptions in addition to rushing for 17 scores.
• Finished second in school history in career passing yards (8,863), touchdown passes (59) and completion percentage (62.9).
• Led the Tigers to a 9-4 record as a junior in 2015, completing 296-of-443 passes for 3,776  yards (66.8%) with 28 touchdowns and four interceptions.
• Helped Memphis to a 19-7 combined record during his sophomore and junior seasons as the Tigers made back-to-back bowl appearances for the first time since 2007-08.
• Named a finalist for the Manning Award and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award as well as a semifinalist for the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback of the Year and Maxwell Award in 2015.
• Earned All-American Athletic Conference honors following his final two collegiate seasons.
• Selected by the Broncos in the first round (26th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.

LYNCH AT A GLANCE:

• A quarterback who started all 38 games played at the University of Memphis, completing 758-of-1,205 passes (62.9%) for 8,863 yards with 59 touchdowns and 23 interceptions in addition to rushing for 17 scores.
• Finished second in school history in career passing yards (8,863), touchdown passes (59) and completion percentage (62.9).
• Led the Tigers to a 9-4 record as a junior in 2015, completing 296-of-443 passes for 3,776  yards (66.8%) with 28 touchdowns and four interceptions.
• Helped Memphis to a 19-7 combined record during his sophomore and junior seasons as the Tigers made back-to-back bowl appearances for the first time since 2007-08.
• Named a finalist for the Manning Award and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award as well as a semifinalist for the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback of the Year and Maxwell Award in 2015.
• Earned All-American Athletic Conference honors following his final two collegiate seasons.
• Selected by the Broncos in the first round (26th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.

2016: Selected by the Broncos in the first round (26th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft, Lynch was active but did not play vs. Car. (9/8), vs. Ind. (9/18) and at Cin. (9/25)... Made his NFL debut when he entered the game in the second quarter at T.B. (10/2), finishing 14-of-24 passing for 170 yards with one touchdown (94.1 rtg.)... Made his first career start vs Atl. (10/9). and completed 23-of-35 passes (65.7%) for 223 yards with one touchdown and one interception (81.0 rtg.)... Was active but did not play at S.D. (10/13) and vs. Hou. (10/24).

2015: Lynch started all 13 games for Memphis, completing 296-of-443 passes (66.8%) for 3,776 yards with 28 touchdowns and four interceptions... Led the nation’s 11th-ranked scoring offense to 40.2 points per game... Named one of five finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and a semifinalist for the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award and the 79th Maxwell Award... Earned first-team All-American Conference honors... Finished the year ranked in the top-20 in passing efficiency (157.5), completion percentage (66.8), passing touchdowns (28), passing yards (3,776) and completions per game (22.8)... Passed for more than 300 yards in eight of Memphis’ first nine games... Tied an NCAA record for the most touchdown passes (7) in a half in the first half against SMU (11/28).

2014: Lynch opened all 13 games for the Tigers, completing 259-of-413 passes (62.7%) for 3,031 yards with 22 touchdown and nine interceptions in addition to rushing for 321 yards and 13 scores... Totaled 210 total points, which ranked second in the American Conference and 14th nationally... Established a school record for total yards of offense (3,352)... Named to the AAC second team... Led Memphis to its first conference title since 1971 and the school’s first 10-win season since 1938.

2013: Lynch started 12 games as a redshirt freshman, throwing for 2,056 yards on 203-of-349 passing (58.2%) with nine touchdowns and 10 interceptions... Became Memphis’ first freshman quarterback to start the season opener since 1986 and was the second freshman in school history to throw for more than 2,000 yards... Averaged 181.9 yards of total offense per game, adding a pair of rushing touchdowns to give him 11 total scores. 

2012: Lynch redshirted during his true freshman season at Memphis.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lynch played quarterback at Trinity Christian Academy in Deltona, Fla.... Passed for more than 3,000 yards combined during is junior and senior seasons despite missing half of his final season with a knee injury... Threw for 237 yards and three touchdowns in the Central Florida All-Star Game in December of 2011, earning the game’s MVP award.

PERSONAL: Lynch majored in Sports and Leisure Management at the University of Memphis... Earned Tiger 3.0 list recognition for the Fall 2012, Spring 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters... Paxton Lynch was born on Feb. 12, 1994, in San Antonio.

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