Linda Lynch is the loving and supportive wife of former Stanford and NFL star turned general manager, John Lynch. Her hubby currently serves as the General Manager for the San Francisco 49ers.
Linda’s man was born John Terrence Lynch Jr. on September 25, 1971. The recently turned NFL executive made nine Pro Bowls in his 15-year career and is a four-time Hall of Fame finalist.
A third-round pick out of Stanford in 1993, Lynch was a second-team All-American and first-team All-Pacific-10 Conference as a senior. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted himin the third round of the 1993 NFL Draft.
The nine-time Pro Bowl selection, Lynch earned a Super Bowl ring with the Buccaneers in Super Bowl XXXVII. He played his first 11 seasons in the NFL for the Buccaneers.
He also spent four seasons with the Denver Broncos before retiring in 2008.
Like many after they retired, Lynch became a color commentator for NFL on Fox games. He was named GM for the San Francisco 49ers in January 2017.
John and his wife Linda tied the knot in 1994. Mrs. Lynch knows all about the sport, having been raised with an athlete.
Born Linda Allred, she is the older sister of former NFL tight end John Allred. Her brother was a tight end with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Bears. In addition to John, her other siblings include Doug Allred Jr., David Allred and Richard Allred.
Linda and her four brothers were born to parents, Ann and Douglas Allred. Her father was a commercial real estate developer. Her mother –who was known as a generous benefactor –died in 2013.
Though Linda and her hubby married before he joined the NFL, Linda sure knew what to do to show her support once the time came. According to the stanforddaily, she would slip a note in either his playbook or his luggage.
Talking about the lovely blonde, John Lynch revealed during an interview
“I would read that note, and it would get me focused and ready to go play,”
Linda Lynch and her husband are the proud parents of four children: Lindsay, Lillian, Leah, and Jake.
In 2002, Lynch and his wife, Linda, formed the John Lynch Foundation. The whole family is very involved in the foundation and knowing her mother’s record is no wonder why Linda Lynch, actively participates in the events all the time.
Furthermore, according to the foundation’s website, both John and Linda Lynch are former student-athletes recepients of college scholarships.