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Aaron Lynch lands at South Florida

Former Notre Dame defensive end reportedly wanted to be closer to home
Posted on April 23, 2012 at 1:00 a.m.

NOTRE DAME - Aaron Lynch has found a new home.

The former Notre Dame defensive end, who cut ties with the university April 13, has officially landed at the University of South Florida.

The Cape Coral, Fla., native will play for Skip Holtz, son of former Irish coach Lou Holtz, but will have to sit out this season due to eligibilty rules.

He is expected to finish the spring semester at Notre Dame.

“With Aaron originally being from Florida, we’re very familiar with the kind of player he is,” Skip Holtz said in a release on the Bulls’ website. “Aaron had a great freshman season at Notre Dame, and we’re excited to welcome him into the Bulls family.”

Lynch recorded 33 tackles, 5 1/2 sacks and 14 quarterback hurries in 12 games with the Irish last season.

Updated on Aug. 19, 2014 at 6:57 p.m.
 Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson sprints out at practice during media day for the NCAA college football team Tuesday Aug. 19, 2014, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

Updated on Aug. 19, 2014 at 6:10 p.m.
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