Paxton Lynch – 2016 NFL Draft Prospect Profile

Paxton Lynch



Position College Jersey Number Class Scheme
QB Memphis 12 JR

Measurements (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

Listed Height Listed Weight Listed 40 Time Combine Height Combine Weight Arm Length Hand Size
6'5 225 4.95 6'7 244 34 1/4 10 1/4

Combine Results (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

40 Time Vertical Broad Bench 3-Cone Short Shuttle
4.86 36 9'10 7.14 4.26


Lynch is a big quarterback, with great accuracy, very productive, and was a 3-year starter at Memphis, but he is seen as more of a project rather than a day one starter, but aside from that, he should come off the board in round 1, as one of the first three quarterbacks taken on April 28.


Has great size

is very accurate

has great arm strength

is a decent running QB

has a great deep ball

does not run the ball over often

was a 3-year starter at Memphis

very productive at Memphis


Playing for lower FBS school could be seen as a product of playing weaker teams

more of a project than a day one starter

Career Stats:

Games Played: 38

Record: 22-16

Passing Yards: 8863

Passing Touchdowns/Interceptions: 59/23

Completion Percentage: 62.9