Class of 2014 Semifinalist Profile: John Lynch

 

FULL NAME

John Terrence Lynch

POSITION

Free Safety

HT/WT

6’2”, 214

DATE OF BIRTH

September 25, 1971

BIRTHPLACE

Hinsdale, Ill.

HIGH SCHOOL

Torrey Pines (Encinitas, Calif.)

COLLEGE

Stanford

DRAFTED INTO NFL

Third round (82nd player overall) in 1993 by Tampa Bay

SEASONS/GAMES PLAYED

15/224

YEARS/TEAMS
1993-2003
2004-07

 

CAREER STATS
Year Team G No. Yds. Avg. TD No.
1993 Tampa Bay 15 - - 0.0 - 0.0
1994 Tampa Bay 16 - - 0.0 - 0.0
1995 Tampa Bay 9 3 3 1.0 0 0.0
1996 Tampa Bay 16 3 26 8.7 0 1.0
1997 Tampa Bay 16 2 28 14.0 0 0.0
1998 Tampa Bay 15 2 29 14.5 0 2.0
1999 Tampa Bay 16 2 32 16.0 0 0.5
2000 Tampa Bay 16 3 43 14.3 0 1.0
2001 Tampa Bay 16 3 21 7.0 0 1.0
2002 Tampa Bay 15 3 0 0.0 0 0.0
2003 Tampa Bay 14 2 18 9.0 0 0.5
2004 Denver 15 1 2 2.0 0 2.0
2005 Denver 16 2 2 1.0 0 4.0
2006 Denver 16 - - 0.0 - 0.0
2007 Denver 13 - - 0.0 - 1.0
Career Total   224 26 204 7.8 0 13.0
Additional Career Statistics: Rushing: 1-40; Kick Returns: 2-90

 

ALL-PRO

1999 (AP, PFWA, SN)  •  2000 (AP, PFWA, SN)  •  2001 (PFWA)

PRO BOWLS

(9) – 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS

1999 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFC Central Division champions)
2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFC South Division, NFC, Super Bowl XXXVII champions)
2005 Denver Broncos (AFC West Division champions)

HALL OF FAME SEMIFINALIST

(2) – 2013-14

DID YOU KNOW?

Three Hall of Fame members attended Stanford University – John Elway, James Lofton, and Ernie Nevers.
Lynch’s nine Pro Bowl selections at the safety position is second only to Hall of Famer Ken Houston (12).
Lynch had 36 career passes defensed and forced 10 fumbles.



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