Honors & Awards
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» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2022; Spring 2021, 2022, 2023)

2023 (Sophomore)
Tamon Lynum played in all 12 games with one start in 2023. He posted a career-high 12 tackles with 1.0 sack and two forced fumbles.

Lynum made an impact at Colorado with a 12-yard sack in the fourth quarter, forcing a fumble that resulted in a takeaway and a touchdown on Nebraska's ensuing drive. Lynum had one solo tackle against Northern Illinois. Lynum also made a solo tackle against Louisiana Tech. He totaled a career-high three tackles against No. 2 Michigan. Lynum made his first career start against Northwestern and finished with three tackles, tying his career high. He recorded a tackle on punt coverage against Purdue. Lynum had a tackle on kickoff coverage at Wisconsin. He had one tackle and forced a fumble against Iowa.

2022 (Redshirt Freshman)
Lynum played in three of the first four games in the Husker secondary before suffering an injury that kept him out the rest of the year. He recorded his only tackle of the season against No. 6 Oklahoma.

2021 (Redshirt)
Lynum played in two games in 2021. He made his season debut in the win over Fordham and recorded one tackle. He also played on special teams at Oklahoma. By playing in only two games, Lynum was able to use a redshirt for the 2021 season.

2020 (Covid Season)
Lynum earned immediate playing time as a true freshman, appearing on special teams in every game while also gaining experience at cornerback.

Before Nebraska (Evans HS)
Lynum joined the Huskers following a standout career as a defensive back for Evans High School in Orlando. Lynum had 44 tackles, 11 pass breakups, two interceptions and one forced fumble as a senior. A three-star recruit, Lynum had more than a dozen scholarship offers and chose Nebraska over Illinois, Kansas and Maryland, among others.

Tamon was born on April 23, 2002, and he is the son of Tommy Lynum and the late Shaquana Lynum. He is a child, youth and family studies major. He has volunteered his time with the Nebraska Football Road Race, the Huskers’ Day of Service and local Thanksgiving hospital visits.