Know About Paxton Lynch; NFL, Age, Wife, Stats, Contract, Salary, Height

Published Date: 19 Sep, 2019 Updated date: 19 Sep, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Well, the former Seattle Seahawks quarterback Paxton Lynch is hoping to revitalize his career. The NFL player recently signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers practice squad on 17 September 2019.

Paxton Lynch is an American football quarterback, who currently plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Memphis Tigers of the University of Memphis.

Paxton Lynch Bio; Parents, Education, Height, Weight

Paxton James Lynch was born on 12 February 1994 to parents David Lynch and Stacie Lynch. He spent his early life with his brother Evin Lynch in San Antonio, Texas.

Lynch pursued his early education at Trinity Christian Academy in Deltona, Florida. While in high school, he played football and basketball. Afterward, he went to the University of Memphis and graduated with B.S.E. in sport and leisure management at age 22 in 2016. He stands at a towering height of 6 feet 7 inches (2.01 meters) and weighs 244 lbs (111 kg).

His Career; College, NFL, Stats

Paxton played college football for the Memphis Tigers for three seasons from 2013 to 2015. He was selected by the Denver Broncos in the first round (26th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft. In his first season he had stats of 497 passing yards, two passing touchdowns, and one interception. He played two seasons with the Broncos having just four starts and threw four touchdowns and four interceptions.


Paxton Lynch’s NFL career stats (Picture: NFL)

In January 2019, Lynch signed with the Seattle Seahawks and was waived on August 30, 2019 during final roster cuts. Afterward, he signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers practice squad on 17 September 2019.

Contract & Salary

Initially, Paxton penned a four-year contract with the Broncos in June 2016. The contract worth $9,476,296 with a $5,091,852 signing bonus.

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Recently, he has signed a 1 year contract with the Steelers, worth $120,000. He earns an average annual salary of $120,000, while carrying a cap hit of $120,000.

Girlfriend Now Soon To-Be Wife

The 25-year-old is currently in a relationship with beautiful girlfriend Gabrielle Walker. The couple has been dating since a long ago.


Paxton Lynch pictured with his wife to-be Gabrielle Walker after being engaged in March 2019 (Picture: Gabrielle’s Instagram)

Well, Paxton and his Gabrielle are soon-to-be husband and wife. They decided to step-up their relationship after getting engaged on 16 March 2019. They are now making the wedding plans and spend their life together so far.

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Some Interesting Facts About Paxton Lynch

  • Paxton ranks second all-time in career attempts, completions, completion percentage, passing yards, and passing touchdowns.
  • The rated him as the third best quarterback in the 2016 draft.
  • His father David was a college basketball player and even helped coach his son’s Pop Warner teams as a caring dad.
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