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James  Lynch

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Round Rock, Texas

High School:
Round Rock HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 285

Position:
DT

Experience:
1L

10/21/2017

Baylor vs. West Virginia

USATSI photos from Baylor vs. West Virginia - Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017

Athletic, physical defender that finished second on team with 3.0 sacks in 2017 ... 2017 ESPN Freshman All-American.

2017 (Freshman): Played in 11 games as second-string DT ... Made 20 tackles, five TFLs, three sacks and recovered one fumble on season ... Led all Big 12 freshmen with 3.0 sacks ... Set career highs with seven tackles and five solo stops at No. 10 TCU while adding one TFL ... Tied career high with three tackles vs. Iowa State ... Posted two tackles and one sack vs. Texas Tech ... Had one tackle and first career fumble recovery at Kansas ... Tallied career-high three tackles and two TFLs with one sack vs. Texas ... Made then-career-high two tackles and first career sack vs. West Virginia ... Had one tackle at Oklahoma State ... Played at Duke, vs. Oklahoma and at Kansas State but did not record any stats ... Made Baylor debut vs. UTSA, had one tackle ... Did not play vs. Liberty.

High School: Three-time all-district defensive lineman at Round Rock (Texas) High School ... Played under Jeff Cheatham at RRHS ... Rated nation's 31st-best DT prospect in 2017 recruiting class by 247Sports, ranked No. 47 by ESPN and No. 47 by Scout ... Top 100 Texas recruit: ranked No. 50 by 247Sports, No. 77 (sixth among DTs) by Scout and No. 83 by ESPN ... Two-time district defensive lineman of year ... Named 2016 District 13-6A Defensive Lineman of Year following senior season for 10-4 RRHS squad that reached DI regional finals ... Named to 2016 Subway Super Team by Dave Campbell Texas Football ... Totaled 46 tackles, 14 TFL, eight sacks, three PBUs, three fumble recoveries and one forced fumble ... Also named first-team 2016 All-District 13-6A ... As junior, named 2015 District 13-6A Defensive Lineman of Year and second-team All-Central Texas (by Associated Press) ... Made 41 tackles, 24 QB pressures and six sacks for 8-3 Round Rock ... Earned 2014 All-District 13-6A second-team honors as sophomore on 10-2 RRHS squad ... Academic All-District honoree.

Personal: Son of Tim and Sherri Lynch ... Pre-business major.

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