Paxton Lynch NFL 2016: Denver Broncos Quarterback Facts, Stats, And Photos
Rookie quarterback Paxton Lynch would take over at some point in Denver whether the switch is made in season or during the next off season, although Trevor Siemian is for the time being the starting quarterback for the Broncos.Advertisement
The 22-year-old quarterback was selected the 26th overall in the 2016 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. He was born to Stacie Lynch and David Lynch on February 12, 1994, in the city of San Antonio Texas, United States. Trinity Christian Academy in Deltona, Florida.
Lynch has a football career to watch out for. He was the starting quarterback from 2013 to 2015 for the University of Memphis Tigers, according to his profile in Players Wiki.
During his first year as a starter, Paxton Lynch went through a rough patch. He threw nine touchdowns against 10 interceptions and completed only 58 percent of his passes for about 2,000 yards in 2013, the NFL reported. However, over the period that followed he showed great improvement by steering his team to a 10-win season and American Athletic Conference championship.
He managed to complete 63 percent of his passes for 3,031 yards and 22 scores that season for which he received second-team All-AAC honors.
Before he shot to fame, he made his name by playing as a three-star recruit for Trinity Christian Academy’s football team.
With his very tall, athletic body and the ability to scan over the top he can cut his way swiftly out of a busy pocket. However, Lynch prefers to keep the passing option open. However, when it comes to catch-and-run throws, Lynch needs make some improvement on ball placement. According to an analysis by NFL, he also needs to improve upon anticipating routes and staying ahead in the rep.