Arthur Lynch (American football)

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Arthur Lynch
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Lynch with the Georgia Bulldogs
No. -- Free agent
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-06-17) June 17, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth: Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: Dartmouth (MA)
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 5 / Pick: 155
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Arthur Lynch (born June 17, 1990) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Georgia.

Early years[edit]

Lynch attended Dartmouth High School in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. As a senior, had 16 catches for 249 yards and three touchdowns. In his junior season, he caught 10 passes for 160 yards and two touchdowns to go along with 63 tackles and four sacks on defense. He participated in the 2008 Under Armour All-America Game.

Considered a four-star recruit by, he was rated as the second best tight end prospect of his class.[1]

College career[edit]

Lynch attended the University of Georgia from 2009 to 2013.[2][3] As a senior in 2013, he was named a first team All-SEC selection.[4] He finished his career with 56 receptions for 907 yards and eight touchdowns.

Professional career[edit]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

In the 2014 NFL Draft Lynch was picked in round 5 as 155th pick by the Dolphins. On May 22, 2014, he was signed his rookie contract. On August 26, 2014, he was placed on injured reserve. On September 17, 2015, he was waived.

New York Jets[edit]

Lynch was claimed off waivers by the New York Jets on August 19, 2015.[5] On September 5, 2015, he was waived.

Denver Broncos[edit]

On September 7, 2015, Lynch was signed to the Broncos' practice squad.[6] On December 1, 2015, he was released from the practice squad.[7] On December 7, 2015, Lynch was suspended by the NFL.[8]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

On July 27, 2016, Lynch was signed by the Falcons.[9] On August 27, 2016, Lynch was waived by the Falcons.[10]


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