Paxton Lynch
Projection
Round 1
Grade
A
6.60
Eventual Starter

Paxton Lynch

Quarterback
Memphis
  • Year: Junior
  • Height: 6-7
  • Weight: 244
  • 40-Yard: 4.86
  • Arm: 34 ¼
  • Hand: 10 ¼

Strong Points

Good athlete for his size with quick feet and mobility. Reads the field well, good decision maker. Has a strong arm, has a tight delivery and throws a tight ball. Can throw from the pocket or while on the move. Accurate on both short and deep passes with good ball placement. Productive and comes up with big plays when they are needed. Three-year starter. Has a good feel for pass rushers and can extend plays. Poised.

Weak Points

Can get careless with his footwork at times and that causes off-target throws. Did not consistently play well when Memphis played the top schools on their schedule.

The Way We See It

Lynch is a fourth-year junior and a three-year starter. Many have Lynch as the top quarterback in this draft. Many tall quarterbacks don't have anywhere near his athleticism. Has a strong arm and is accurate. Has a quick release and can make all the throws required to play in the NFL. Can throw on the run and has good run skills when he decides to take off. Has all the natural tools needed to become a top NFL quarterback. Is said to have a strong passion for the game with good leadership skills.