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Benjamin John Lynch (born November 18, 1972 in Santa Rosa, California) is a former professional American football center who played four seasons in the National Football League for the San Francisco 49ers.[1]

Ben Lynch
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Personal information
Born:(1972-11-18)November 18, 1972
Santa Rosa, California
Career information
High school:Sebastopol (CA) Analy
NFL Draft:1996 / Round: 7 / Pick: 211
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2002
Games played:52
Games started:2
Player stats at


Professional careerEdit

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

Lynch was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the seventh round (211th overall) of the 1996 NFL Draft. He was released on August 20.[2]

Minnesota VikingsEdit

Lynch was signed by the Minnesota Vikings on February 10, 1997.

Frankfurt GalaxyEdit

Lynch was selected by the Frankfurt Galaxy in the first round (second overall) of the 1998 NFL Europe Draft.

Houston TexansEdit

The Houston Texans signed Lynch on August 4, 2003.[3] He suffered a season-ending knee injury in a preseason game against the San Diego Chargers on August 23. The Texans placed him on the injured reserve list on August 25.


  1. ^ "NFL All-Time Players". Retrieved March 28, 2011.
  2. ^ "Transactions". The New York Times. August 21, 1996. Retrieved March 28, 2011.
  3. ^ "Transactions". The New York Times. August 5, 2003. Retrieved March 28, 2011.

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