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Baylor defensive end named Dave Campbell's college football player of the year

Posted at 3:34 PM, Dec 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-12 16:34:23-05

WACO, TX — Baylor defensive end James Lynch has been named Dave Campbell's Texas Football Collegiate Player of the Year.

The junior from Round Rock was selected after he "took his game from intriguing to unbelievable in 2019," according to Dave Campbell's Texas Football.

Lynch had 39 tackles this season. Of those, 18.5 were for loss and 12.5 were sacks.

During the 2019 season, Lynch forced three fumbles, blocked two kicks and broke up five passes.

He was selected to the 2019 Preseason All-Big 12 first team.