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

Quick Stats (2017):

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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 49 83 497 6 2 1 9 42 79.2 11 25 2.3 0 2 0
2017 DEN 0 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 LAC W 24-21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 DAL W 42-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @BUF L 16-26 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 OAK W 16-10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 NYG L 10-23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @LAC L 0-21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @KC L 19-29 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @PHI L 23-51 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 NE L 16-41 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 CIN L 17-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

LYNCH AT A GLANCE:

• A second-year quarterback who played three games (2 starts) as a rookie with Denver in 2016, completing 49-of-83 passes (59.0%) for 497 yards with two touchdowns and one interception.
• 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.
• 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.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a draft choice 6/9/16.

LYNCH AT A GLANCE:

• A second-year quarterback who played three games (2 starts) as a rookie with Denver in 2016, completing 49-of-83 passes (59.0%) for 497 yards with two touchdowns and one interception.
• 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.
• 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.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a draft choice 6/9/16.

2016: Selected by the Broncos in the first round (26th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft, Lynch played three games (2 starts)... Completed 49-of-83 passes (59.0%) for 497 yards with two touchdowns and one interception the season... Made his NFL debut when he entered the game in the second quarter at T.B. (10/2), finishing 14-of-24 passing (58.3%) 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.)... Led his first career win at Jac. (12/4), completing 12-of-24 passes (50.0%) for 104 yards while adding 11 yards rushing on two carries.

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 freshman season at Memphis.

PERSONAL: 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... 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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