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Lynch gains 78 yards rushing, scores first touchdown of 2015
Lynch gains 78 yards rushing, scores first touchdown of 2015
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➤ 2014 ➤ Junior Season
Awards: Named honorable-mention All-Big Ten by the conference media contingent. Season: Appeared and started 12 games…Made 27 tackles (22 solo) with two interceptions, five pass breakups and one forced fumble…Tied for third on the team with two interceptions. UCF (8/30): Made two tackles at the Croke Park Classic in Dublin, Ireland. Akron (9/6): Broke up one pass. At Rutgers (9/13): Named the Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Week…Intercepted two passes…Added five tackles…His first career multi-interception game helped the Nittany Lions snag five interceptions in the game…Selected the coaching staff’s Co-Defensive Player of the Week for his play…Was the first Penn Stater since Michael Mauti to collect two picks in a game (at Illinois; Sept. 29, 2012)…Became the first Penn State defensive back with multiple interceptions since safety Nick Sukay had two against Temple in 2010…A part of a defensive effort that held the Scarlet Knights to no points, three first downs and 95 yards in the second half. UMass (9/20): Made one tackle…Helped the Nittany Lions hold the Minutemen to just 3 yards rushing, the lowest total allowed by Penn State since 2007 against Notre Dame (zero rushing yards). Northwestern (9/27): Made two tackles…Added one pass breakup…One of his two stops came on a fake field goal attempt in the first quarter to stop the Wildcats from scoring at the Penn State 3-yard line. At Michigan (10/11): Logged three tackles. Ohio State (10/25): Made three stops…Helped the defense hold the Buckeyes to 17 points and 256 yards in regulation. Maryland (11/1): Registered two stops…Forced his first career fumble…Was a part of a defense that limited Maryland to 194 yards of total offense, the fewest total yards allowed against a Big Ten opponent since Minnesota (138, 2009). At Indiana (11/8): Made three tackles (two solo)…Logged 1.5 tackles for loss…Was a key cog in a secondary that held Indiana to just 68 passing yards and 221 total yards…Helped the Nittany Lions shut out the Indiana offense, as the Hoosiers scored their fewest points at home since 2006, via a defensive touchdown. Temple (11/15): Did not play. At Illinois (11/22): Recorded two tackles…Added one pass breakup…Helped limit the Illini to two-of-16 on third down conversions and just 16 points. Michigan State (11/29): Made one tackle…Added one pass breakup…Aided a defense that held the Michigan State offense to 298 total yards, marking the only time in 2014 the Spartans were held to less than 300 yards of total offense. Boston College (12/27): Made three stops…Broke up one pass in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium.
➤ 2013 ➤ Sophomore Season
Appeared in all 12 games with six starts…Made his second career start (Ohio State, 2012 at wide receiver), first on defense, in the season-opener with Syracuse…Moved from wide receiver to cornerback during spring practice…Recorded 24 tackles…Tied for 11th in the Big Ten with 10 passes defended…Notched eight pass breakups and two interceptions. Syracuse (8/31): Made his collegiate debut on the defensive side of the ball in the neutral site contest at MetLife Stadium…Registered three tackles…Grabbed his first career interception along the home sidelines with 1:56 remaining in the game to seal the victory. Eastern Michigan (9/7): Posted a pair of solo stops. UCF (9/14): Tied for the team-high with a career-best six tackles (four solo)…Had two pass breakups. Kent State (9/21): Accounted for five tackles…Added one pass breakup. Michigan (10/12): Posted three tackles. At Ohio State (10/26): Made one stop. Nebraska (11/23): Recorded one tackle…Added one pass breakup. At Wisconsin (11/30): Collected three tackles…Added one pass breakup…Hauled in his second interception of the season with a fourth-quarter pick deep in Penn State territory…Returned the interception 33 yards to set up a Christian Hackenberg to Geno Lewis touchdown pass for a 31-14 lead.
➤ 2012 ➤ True Freshman Season
Appeared in all 12 games…Among six true freshmen to make their debut…As a wide receiver, made 10 receptions for 97 yards…Returned four kickoffs for an average of 19.8 yards…Made his first career start against Ohio State. Navy (9/15): Made his first career catch with a 24-yard grab in the second quarter. Temple (9/22): Made one catch for 9 yards. Northwestern (10/6): Had one grab for 7 yards. At Iowa (10/20): Caught a season-high two passes for 15 yards. Ohio State (10/27): Made his first career start...Had one reception for 8 yards. At Purdue (11/3): Equaled his season-best with two catches…Gained 22 yards. Indiana (10/17): Had one catch for 14 yards…Added two kickoff returns for 46 yards.
➤ High School
A two-year letterman for head coach Donald Davis Williams at Calvert Hall College High School…First-team all-state and second-team All-Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) pick as a senior…Helped the Cardinals win their first MIAA championship since 1982…Two-time team captain…Caught 99 passes for 1,180 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior…Earned all-met honors and All-MIAA as a junior…Invited to play in the Maryland Crab Bowl and the Chesapeake Bowl all-star contests after his senior season.
Full name is Trevor Williams…Son of Tracey Williams and Dwayne Denham…Has two sisters, Danita and Nadia, and a brother, Zion…Enjoys spending time with family…Majoring in recreation, parks and tourism management…Born September 15, 1993 in Baltimore, Md.
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