2011 (Junior): Started the first six games of the season before suffering a season-ending injury ... In those six games, the ground attack averaged 184.8 ypg and accounted for 17 of its 19 rushing scores on the season ... Helped turn out a season-high 337 rushing yards and six ground scores in victory over Black Hills State ... Had te team's "Block of the Week" against BHSU and collected that honor at Idaho (Sept. 10) ... Recipient of the 2011 Athletic Director Award of Merit ... Earned third letter.
2010 (Sophomore): Started all 11 games at right guard, making his collegiate debut against Idaho (Sept. 2) ... Part of a quintet of Sioux linemen that started all 11 games ... Helped the Sioux ground game rack up 1,657 rushing yards and score 14 touchdowns, including a season-high 357 yards and six rushing TDs vs. Northeastern State (Sept. 18) ... “The Hogs” were named UND’s Offensive Player of the Week for their efforts in that contest ... Recipient of the 2010 Athletic Director Award of Merit ... Earned second letter.
2009 (Freshman): Appeared in seven games as an offensive lineman ... Member of an offensive line that helped produce the Great West Conference's second-most productive running back (Mitch Sutton), the third-most productive receiver (Ismael Bamba) and the fourth-ranked quarterback (Jake Landry) ... The O-line led UND to its seventh straight winning season and the 15th consecutive season with over 3,400 yards of total offense ... As a member of the offensive line, shared UND Offensive Player of the Game honors following the 31-17 win over 16th-ranked Cal Poly (Oct. 31) ... Recipient of the 2009 Athletics Director Award of Merit ... Earned first letter.
2008: Redshirt season ... Recipient of the 2008 Athletics Director Award of Merit.
Before UND: A 2008 graduate of Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School ... Named the Central Minnesota Conference Defensive Lineman of the Year as a senior after notching 35 tackles (6.0 for losses) and four sacks ... Also earned all-conference first team honors ... A two-time all-conference wrestler.
Personal: Majoring in elementary education ... Son of Emmett and Belinda Lynch.
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