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Blake  Lynch

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Gilmer, Texas

High School:
Gilmer HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
WR/DB

Experience:
1L

09/10/2016

Russell, No. 23 Football Roll to 40-13 Win over SMU

Seth Russell threw for 261 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score.

09/02/2017

Baylor vs. Liberty (USATSI)

The Bears open the 2017 season by playing host to the Flames.

11/19/2016

Kansas State 41, Baylor 21

The Bears fall to Kansas State, on November 19, 2016.

11/12/2016

Oklahoma 45, Baylor 24

Photos from No. 25 Baylor @ Oklahoma on November 12, 2016.

11/05/2016

Baylor Football vs TCU - 11/05/2016

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11/05/2016

Baylor vs. TCU

Nov. 5, 2016

Versatile sophomore receiver, listed No. 2 at inside receiver on preseason depth chart ... 2017 Preseason All-Big 12 (Athlon) ... Saw action at both running back and receiver in 2016 ... Finished with 484 yards of total offense and three touchdowns ... Early enrollee in January 2015, participated in second spring drills in 2016 ... Former prep All-American ... Served on mission trip to Brazil during summer 2017.

2016 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 11 of 13 games with three starts at wide receiver and one start at running back ... Did not play vs. Boise State and at No. 13 West Virginia due to injury ... Had two rushes for five yards vs. Texas Tech before leaving with an injury ... Started first time at running back vs. Kansas State, rushed three times for 13 yards while making career-high-tying six catches for 63 yards and one touchdown ... Caught two passes for 21 yards at No. 9 Oklahoma and had first career rushing game with six carries for 58 yards ... Started, posted career-high-tying six catches for 48 yards vs. TCU ... Started, had two catches for 26 yards at Texas ... Made one catch for seven yards vs. Kansas ... Posted three catches for 80 yards at Iowa State ... Had one catch for seven yards vs. Oklahoma State ... Made first career start, had five catches for 26 yards at Rice ... Tallied six catches for 95 yards along with 31-yard TD catch vs. SMU ... Totaled two catches for 31 yards, including first career TD on 12-yard pass from Zach Smith in Baylor debut vs. Northwestern State ... Selected to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll spring 2017.

2015 (Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad ... Redshirted to retain eligibility ... Did not see game action.

High School: National top 200 recruit from Gilmer (Texas) High School ... Versatile, All-American athlete rated nation's 86th-best recruit on 247Sports's Top247 ... Named 2015 U.S. Army All-American, chose not to play in 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio ... Ranked No. 185 overall prospect by ESPN ... National position rating: eighth by 247Sports (athlete), 21st by Rivals (WR), 25th by Scout (S) and 30th by EPSN (athlete) ... Runner-up for 2014 "Mr. Texas Football" by Dave Campbell's Texas Football ... Rankings among prospects in Texas: 15th by 247Sports, 15th on Dave Campbell Texas Football's Texas Top 150, 23rd on Austin American-Statesman's Fabulous 55, 27th by Rivals, 42nd on LoneStar Top 100, 46th by ESPN and 48th by Scout ... Named No. 2 "athlete" recruit in state by Dave Campbell's Texas Football 2015 winter publication ... Named MVP among QBs at 2013 APEC/ETSN combine ... State champion at Gilmer, led head coach Jeff Traylor's squad to perfect 16-0 season as senior in 2014 ... Named offensive MVP of 4A DII state championship game, totaled 117 yards on seven touches and scored twice in fourth quarter come-from-behind 35-25 win over West-Orange Stark ... Earned 2014 second-team Class 4A All-State honors as wide receiver after amassing 2,220 combined yards and 38 offensive TDs while playing running back, receiver, quarterback, safety and cornerback at GHS ... Totaled 1,043 yards and 16 TDs on 47 receptions, 888 yards and 19 TDs on 72 rushes (16.2 average yards-per-rush/reception), and 289 yards and three TDs on 13-of-17 passing ... Defensively, totaled 40 tackles, three interceptions, one fumble recovery and two defensive TDs ... Named 2014 first team All-Texas utility back and 4A DII Region I & II Player of Year (Dave Campbell's Texas Football) ... 2014 District 5-4A DII Co-MVP and first-team All-East Texas (ETSN) ... Transferred to Gilmer from Troup (Texas) High School, played quarterback as sophomore and junior under head coach Dennis Alexander at THS ... Totaled 750 yards and 11 TDs passing and 650 yards and 13 TDs rushing during injury-shortened junior season in 2013 (broken arm) ... Led Troup to 9-2 record and 2012 bi-district finals as sophomore ... Totaled more than 1,500 yards of total offense and earned 2012 District 9-2A Offensive Newcomer of the Year honors as sophomore ... Jumped and ran sprints for GHS track and field squad, member of 4x200m relay team that finished fifth at 2014 state meet ... Also played basketball, was 2013 District 18-2A Newcomer of Year as sophomore at Troup.

Personal: Son of Rebecca Jenkinson ... Majoring in health, kinesiology and leisure studies.

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