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DE Aaron Lynch

Observer Sports Staff | Thursday, February 3, 2011


DE, ��ɉ�ɉ�ɉ��, 240 pounds, 6’6″

Island Coast High School

Cape Coral, Fla.

After a slightly rocky recruiting process, Aaron Lynch signed with the Irish as one of the top defensive ends in the country. Lynch originally committed to the Irish early in the process, then switched to Florida State before returning to Notre Dame.

His 31 solo tackles and 10-and-a-half sacks earned him a bid to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. He excelled early in the week in one-on-one drills, and his high-level performance carried over into the actual game, where he recorded two-and-a-half-sacks.

Lynch enters the Irish roster behind veteran starters Ethan Johnson and Kapron Lewis-Moore, but his pure athletic ability gives him a chance to make his presence felt early in his career.