Tigers earn post-bowl awards - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Tigers earn post-bowl awards

Fresh off their Miami Beach Bowl win, a couple Memphis Tigers are getting national recognition.

Linebacker Jackson Dillon and quarterback Paxton Lynch both earned accolades from NFL.com

Dillon named to site's All-Bowl Team, while Lynch is tabbed as one of the Top 10 performers of the bowl season. He had a career-high 11 tackles including two quarterback sacks and three tackles for lost yardage in the win. 

Lynch 24-of-46 passes for 306 yards and four touchdowns, including an 11-yard strike to freshman Roderick Proctor for what proved to be the game-winning score in the second overtime of the bowl game. 

Lynch also ran for three touchdowns en route to being named the game's Most Valuable Player. 

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