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2003 Football Roster


Brandon Lynch

Class: Sr.
Position: WS
Height: 6-0
Weight: 188 pounds
Previous School: Hephzibah HS
Hometown: Hephzibah, GA

2003: Played in seven games and started all seven before his injury ... Ended the year with 56 total tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery ... Equaled his career-high with nine tackles against FAU to go along with an interception and a fumble recovery ... Earned a lightning bolt from the coaches on defense and special teams, while also being tabbed by the media as the Alexander Automotive Family Player of the Game ... Came back against No. 8 Georgia and set a new personal-high with 11 tackles ... Recorded seven stops at Clemson ... Was the Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 22) following an 11-tackle performance against Missouri ... Led the Blue Raiders with seven tackles against Temple, while also pacing the team with nine stops against NMSU ... Went out with a broken foot in the first half at Idaho, which ended his collegiate career.

2002: Played and started all 12 games at right pony ... Collected a career best 75 tackles to rank fourth on the team ... Led the Blue Raiders in tackles for loss with 7.5 ... Opened the year with eight tackles (6 solos) at Alabama ... Recorded a sack and recovered a fumble at Tennessee ... Played what coaches called his best game ever at Arkansas State, when he tallied eight tackles, including a TFL, and a quarterback hurry ... Set his personal mark in stops with nine each against New Mexico State and Utah State ... In the win over Vanderbilt, Lynch notched five tackles and had the game clinching interception with under a minute to play that he returned 37 yards ... Voted the team's defensive MVP in back-to-back games against Arkansas State and Vanderbilt ... Had seven or more tackles in a game seven times.

2001: Played and started in 10 games (missed the North Texas contest) ... Was third on the team in tackles with a career season best 54 stops ... Also recorded four tackles for loss, his first career sack and a team best two fumble recoveries ... Registered a personal best eight tackles in consecutive games against New Mexico State, Arkansas State and LSU ... Tallied seven stops against Louisiana-Monroe and six versus Vanderbilt ... Had his first-ever sack against Arkansas State, while recording two TFL's in wins over Idaho and ASU ... Returned a fumble 50 yards for a touchdown at Louisiana-Lafayette ... Voted the team's defensive MVP following the Louisiana-Lafayette game ... Also played on special teams.

2000: Played in nine games, but mainly on special teams ... Saw his most action on defense during the Connecticut game ... Finished the year with 16 total tackles, including one for lost yardage ... Registered four tackles against Connecticut and three each versus Louisiana-Lafayette and Mississippi State ... His TFL came against Connecticut ... Was the Special Teams MVP on three occassions (Maryland, UAB, and Connecticut).

High School: As a senior, Lynch registered 80 tackles in 10 games for Hephzibah ... Also totaled an impressive 17 tackles for loss of yards from his safety position ... Against Northside, which was ranked No. 11 nationally at the time, Lynch returned a punt for a touchdown and a 97-yard kickoff return for a touchdown ... Lynch was a two-time All-Area performer and was an All-State honorable mention selection in 1999 ... Lynch also ran the 100, 200, 400 relay, and 1600 relay ... Also competed in the high jump and long jump.

Personal: Parents: Larry and Geneda Lynch ... Born: 1/31/82 ... Major: Liberal Arts.



2001 Game-by-Game Stats
2002 Game-by-Game Stats
2003 Game-by-Game Stats