|Aaron Lynch - Statistics at Notre Dame
LYNCH'S CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 6 (Stanford, 2011)
TFL: 1.5 (Florida St., 2011)
Sacks: 1.5 (Florida St., 2011)
QBH: 6 (Michigan St., 2011)
FF: 1 (Michigan St., 2011)
PBU: 1 (Twice)
2012 (USF): Redshirted after sitting out due to transfer rules.
2011 (NOTRE DAME): Appeared in 12 games, starting six, at defensive end as a true freshman ... earned first-team Freshman All-America honors ... tallied 33 tackles, 5.5 sacks, seven TFL, 14 pressures, two PBU and a forced fumble ... his 14 pressures led the team ... posted a half TFL in his first collegiate game against USF ... notched five tackles, a sack, six pressures and a forced fumble versus Michigan St. ... added two tackles and a sack at Pitt ... posted three tackles and a sack at Purdue ... notched a tackle and two pressures against Air Force ... added a tackle and two pressures versus USC ... tallied three tackles, a sack and a PBU at Wake Forest ... posted five tackles versus Maryland ... notched a tackle, a half TFL, two pressures and a PBU against Boston College ... recorded a season-high six tackles and a half TFL at Stanford ... posted five tackles, 1.5 sacks and a pressure in the Champs Sports Bowl against Florida St.
ISLAND COAST HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Joe Bowen at Island Coast HS ... rated the sixth-best player nationally in 2010 by 24/7 Sports ... ranked as third-best defensive end and 15th-best prospect overall in ESPN 150 ratings ... listed 36th on SuperPrep Elite 50 squad ... ranked 22nd on MaxPreps Top 100 breakdown ... rated 28th-best player overall and third-best strong-side defensive end in nation by Rivals.com ... ranked 19th on Rivals Florida Postseason 100 list ... rated 91st-best prospect nationally by Sporting News ... listed 10th on Scout Top 100 breakdown ... played in U.S. Army All-American Bowl and registered 2.5 sacks ... ranked sixth in sacks among Florida Division 2B players and 83rd in state in 2010 ... selected Florida first-team all-state ... tabbed by Gainesville Sun as one of Florida's top 50 seniors ... selected to Florida Times-Union Super 75 squad following senior season ... named to the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Division 16 team ... Fort Myers News-Press all-area selection ... registered 31 solo stops and 10.5 sacks during senior campaign ... led team to 11-2 record and Florida 2B state semifinal playoff appearance ... completed his junior season in 2009 with 52 total tackles, 35 assists, 16 sacks, and two fumble recoveries, one returned for a touchdown ... graduated from high school in December 2010 and enrolled at Notre Dame in January 2011.
PERSONAL: Son of Alice Lynch ... majoring in interdisciplinary social science.