Paxton Lynch

QB

#5

Experience: 3 years

Height: 6-7

Age: 25

Weight: 244 lbs

College: Memphis

2019 SEASON

  • TDS
  • INT
  • YDS
  • RTG

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WK OPP RESULT COMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK SCKY RATE ATT YDS AVG TD FUM LOST
10 Rams W 17 - 12
9 Colts W 26 - 24
8 Dolphins W 27 - 14
6 @Chargers W 24 - 17

Career Stats

QB Career

SEASON TEAM G GS COMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK SCKY RATE ATT YDS AVG TD FUM LOST
2016 Denver Broncos 3 2 49 83 497 6 2 1 9 42 79.2 11 25 2.3 0 2 0
2017 Denver Broncos 2 2 30 45 295 6.6 2 3 9 51 72 5 30 6 0 2 1
TOTAL 5 4 79 128 792 6.3 4 4 18 93 75.6 16 55 4.15 0 4 1

Biography

PRO (5-4/0-0): Signed with the Steelers as a free agent on October 11, 2019…released by Seattle on August 31, 2019…signed by Seattle on January 17, 2019…released by the Broncos on September 3, 2018…originally entered the NFL when he was drafted by Denver in the first round of the NFL Draft (26th overall).

2018 (0-0/0-0): Was not active in 2018.*

2017 (2-2/0-0):* Started two games and passed for 295 yards and two touchdowns.

2016: (3-2/0-0): Played in three games, starting two. Threw for 497 yards and two touchdowns.

COLLEGE: Lynch opened 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. Started all 13 games in his final collegiate season as a redshirt junior, completing 296-of-443 passes (66.8%) for 3,776 yards with 28 touchdowns and four interceptions. 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 in addition to first team All-American Conference. Tied an NCAA record for the most touchdown passes (7) in a half in the first half against SMU (11/28/15). Started all 13 games for the Tigers in 2014, 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. Established a school record for total yards of offense (3,352) while earning AAC second-team honors. 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. Redshirted during his true fresh-man season at Memphis.

PERSONAL: Lynch played quarterback at Trinity Christian Academy in Deltona, Fla. Passed for more than 3,000 yards combined during his 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. 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. Born on Feb. 12, 1994, in San Antonio.

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