Aaron Lynch

Pos: DE // Height: 6-6 // Weight: 240 lbs // Class: 2015 // Hometown: Cape Coral, FL (Island Coast)

Aaron Lynch

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Aaron Lynch committed to Notre Dame on 1/15/10 after a whirlwind recruitment that saw him commit to the Irish in the summer and then decommit in the fall in favor of Florida State only to recommit just days before enrolling early at Notre Dame. Lynch was recruiting by Notre Dame as a defensive end.

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Aaron Lynch to Transfer from Notre Dame

Aaron Lynch to Transfer from Notre Dame

The recruitment of Aaron Lynch was one of the most unique, drama filled recruitments we’ve seen since we began covering Notre Dame recruiting in 1997.  The saga continued on Friday when Brian Kelly announced the rising star defensive end will be transferring from Notre Dame. “Aaron recently approached me about his desire to leave Notre [...]

Comments (115) // Published: April 13, 2012

Spring '12 - Brian Kelly Practice Update 4/3

Spring ’12 – Brian Kelly Practice Update 4/3

Brian Kelly spoke to the media on Wednesday and addressed a number of topics – including the absence of Aaron Lynch who left campus earlier this week for personal reasons. Relax Notre Dame Nation. Aaron Lynch is not transferring. He got in a scuffle during Friday practice with offensive lineman Tate Nichols and apparently it was one [...]

Comments (12) // Published: April 4, 2012

Aaron Lynch Leaves Campus, Expected Back

Aaron Lynch Leaves Campus, Expected Back

News spread quickly that Aaron Lynch had left campus and speculation ran wild for the reason why.  Brian Kelly addressed the media on Wednesday and announced that the budding star defensive end was excused from practice today to head home to “straighten out some personal matters.”  The good news is Kelly added that Lynch was [...]

Comments (0) // Published: April 4, 2012

Initial Impressions - Notre Dame 24, Wake Forest 17

Initial Impressions – Notre Dame 24, Wake Forest 17

Notre Dame’s first trip to Winston-Salem ended with a win in an up and down performance that showed once again that the 2011 Fighting Irish are still very much a work in progress. Here are some initial thoughts from the game. Offense Tommy Rees didn’t have a very strong performance.  He was not very accurate [...]

Comments (66) // Published: November 6, 2011

(Not So) Initial Impressions - Notre Dame 31, #15 Michigan State 13

(Not So) Initial Impressions – Notre Dame 31, #15 Michigan State 13

This weekend I had to catch the Irish using the NBC Notre Dame central app while at a wedding making any comments regarding the Irish and their performance a little difficult.  A day after making the long trip home I was able to catch the full game replay courtesy of NBCSports.com and have some impressions [...]

Comments (52) // Published: September 19, 2011

Ranking the Irish '11 - #20-16

Ranking the Irish ’11 – #20-16

We continue on with the countdown of the top 25 players for the 2011 Fighting Irish. In case you missed the first installment, check it out.  (And no, I have not forgot about our best of the 2000′s series – I’ll finish that up soon). Keith over at Inside the Irish has the rankings for [...]

Comments (3) // Published: July 26, 2011

Ranking the Irish '11 - #25-21

Ranking the Irish ’11 – #25-21

For the second year in a row, UHND will be participating in a countdown of the top 25 players on the Notre Dame roster.  Last year was a lot of fun and this year we’ve improved the process and should have some great posts to read across all of the ND sites participating. First off, [...]

Comments (5) // Published: July 24, 2011

8 Impact Freshman for 2011

8 Impact Freshman for 2011

We’re still over a month away from the start of fall camp, but with freshman reporting to Notre Dame in the near future, it’s a good time to start looking at which incoming frosh may see the field for the Irish this fall. Notre Dame landed one of it’s strongest, most well rounded recruiting classes [...]

Comments (9) // Published: June 13, 2011

Class of ’11 – Cliff’s Notes Edition – Defense

Class of ’11 – Cliff’s Notes Edition – Defense

Notre Dame pulled in one of the best defensive classes in recent memory this year.  Here’s a quick look at every who is expected to sign with the Irish today. Josh Atkinson - CB (6-0, 180, 4.5;  Granada HS  – Livermore, CA) – Brother of fellow Notre Dame recruit George Atkinson, Josh is a speedy [...]

Comments (6) // Published: February 2, 2011

Notre Dame Recruits Improve Stock at All Star Games

Notre Dame Recruits Improve Stock at All Star Games

Notre Dame, as usual, was well represented in the various all star games this year and several Notre Dame commitments improved their stock on recruiting sites with impressive performances. In all, Davaris Daniels, Ben Councell, Everett Golson, Kyle Brindza, Jarrett Grace, Brad Carrico, Eliar Hardy, Ishaq Williams, George Atkinson, Aaron Lynch, and Ben Koyack played [...]

Comments (11) // Published: January 18, 2011

Five Set to Enroll Early at Notre Dame

Five Set to Enroll Early at Notre Dame

Tomorrow five commitments from the recruiting class of 2011 will enroll at Notre Dame for the spring semester – a group that could help define the 2011 season for the Irish. Aaron Lynch, Ishaq Williams, Everett Golson, Brad Carrico and Kyle Brindza all reported to Notre Dame over the weekend and will start classes tomorrow. [...]

Comments (12) // Published: January 17, 2011

Aaron Lynch Commits to Notre Dame

Aaron Lynch Commits to Notre Dame

The roller coaster recruiting saga of Aaron Lynch has come to and end.  According to several media outlets, Lynch, one of the nation’s elite defensive ends, has committed to Notre Dame and will enroll in classes on Tuesday. The recruitment of Aaron Lynch will go down as one of the crazier recruiting stories in some [...]

Comments (25) // Published: January 15, 2011

FSU Out of It for Aaron Lynch, Others In?

FSU Out of It for Aaron Lynch, Others In?

The recruitment of Aaron Lynch took another turn on Monday with news of Florida State being completely out of the running.  According to the News Press of South Florida, two news schools may have entered the fray. The big news of the day in the recruitment of Lynch was that Florida State is no longer [...]

Comments (10) // Published: January 11, 2011

Notre Dame Visit Back on Tap for Aaron Lynch

Notre Dame Visit Back on Tap for Aaron Lynch

All was pretty quiet on the Aaron Lynch front on Sunday, but Blue and Gold Illustrated reported late Sunday night that Lynch’s weekend visit to Notre Dame is back on. Late Saturday night, Lynch officially decommitted from Florida State, but at that point it was still unclear when or if he would visit Notre Dame [...]

Comments (3) // Published: January 10, 2011

Aaron Lynch Reportedly Decommitted from FSU

Aaron Lynch Reportedly Decommitted from FSU

Earlier Saturday Aaron Lynch told some reporters that he planned on making a decision Saturday.  Well, the star defensive end recruit did make a decision, but he still hasn’t selected the school he plans on attending. Lynch reportedly texted Blue and Gold Illustrated that he officially decommitted from Florida State. After meeting with coaches from [...]

Comments (13) // Published: January 9, 2011

Report: Aaron Lynch Deciding Tonight?

Report: Aaron Lynch Deciding Tonight?

The wild ride that is the recruitment of Aaron Lynch could be coming to a close tonight according to several reports that the star defensive end will now meet with coaches from both Florida State and Notre Dame tonight and then make a final decision. Just yesterday Lynch opened his recruiting back up and said [...]

Comments (25) // Published: January 8, 2011

Aaron Lynch Opens Recruiting, Plans Notre Dame Visit

Aaron Lynch Opens Recruiting, Plans Notre Dame Visit

One of the most interesting recruiting battles of the year took an unexpected turn on Friday when star defensive end prospect Aaron Lynch decided to open up his recruiting and plan a trip to Notre Dame next weekend. Lynch committed to Notre Dame over the summer, but during the season the Florida native decided to [...]

Comments (10) // Published: January 8, 2011

Notre Dame Picks Up Four

Notre Dame Picks Up Four

It might be the dog days of July, but Brian Kelly and staff are recruiting like its the first week of February with National Signing Day right around the corner. Within a 24 hour period this weekend, Notre Dame secured verbal commitments from Justice Hayes (RB), Aaron Lunch (DE), Anthony Rabasa (DE), and Jalen Brown [...]

Comments (21) // Published: August 1, 2010


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