Friday, January 27, 2012
Lynch will visit Memphis, waiting on UF, USF
By Corey Long
If Trinity Christian (Deltona, Fla.) quarterback Paxton Lynch ends up playing for Florida, or even South Florida, it's going to take a commitment from those schools.
"He's good enough to be offered a scholarship," said David Lynch, Paxton's father. "A preferred walk-on offer is not going to be considered."
While the 6-foot-6, 220-pound senior remains in limbo as the Gators await a response from prospect Skyler Mornhinweg (Philadelphia/St. Joseph's), he is moving on with his recruitment and will be visiting Memphis this weekend.
"We talked to [Florida offensive coordinator] Brent Pease this week and he's awaiting work from another player," David Lynch said. "He hasn't gotten an answer yet so we're going to Memphis."
Memphis, Florida A&M and Florida Tech have offered, while Florida, Indiana, South Florida and UCF are all trying to position themselves for a signing day steal.
The Bulls have been in touch with Paxton Lynch a couple of times this month.
"We've talked to [South Florida quarterbacks coach] Peter Vaas on a couple of occasions, including this week," David Lynch said. "They are very interested as well but there has been no offer."
According to David Lynch, Memphis has made it clear that Paxton Lynch is the top player left on their board.