From Carnell Lake’s perspective

Secondary coach Carnell Lake had an illustrious career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore Ravens.
He was a five-time Pro Bowler.
A five-time All-Pro.
Five touchdowns, 25 sacks and 16 interceptions.
And still, he doubts that some of UCLA’s current players know him.
So instead of pointing to Wikipedia, he tells them about his playing days.
“Some of these guys are so young, they might not even know about my career,” Lake said, shaking his head. “They’ve just heard or read the media guide. What I try to do is bring my experiences to these guys. They’ll be in a situation, and I’ll know the outcome based on their technique or where they’re lined up. I’ll tip them off to certain things on things they may not readily see right away.”

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  • Coach Thom

    Carnell has been a great get for the Bruins. Invaluable.

  • HIgh Pitch Eric

    Wouldn’t it be great if Carnell Lake and Ken Norton were both on the Coaching Staff?

    Too bad Ken went over to the dark side. Another botched job by Karl Dorrell–the gift that keeps on giving.

  • Anonymous

    What’s the difference between a 5-time Pro Bowler and a 5-time All Pro?

  • 420bruin

    *$UC can keep Norton!! We dont want him!!!

  • CrouchingBruin

    From Wikipedia:

    All-Pro Team:

    The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team is an annual selection of the best players in the National Football League (NFL) by position as selected by a national panel of media members of the Associated Press.

    The First Team consists of the top one or two players at each position; the Second Team consists of the runners-up at each position. One player is selected at quarterback, fullback, tight end, center, punter, place kicker, and kick returner, while two players are selected at running back, wide receiver, offensive tackle, offensive guard, outside linebacker, inside/middle linebacker, defensive end, defensive tackle, cornerback, and safety.
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    Pro Bowl

    Currently, players are voted into the Pro Bowl by the coaches, the players themselves, and the fans. Each group’s ballots count for one third of the votes.

  • spedjones

    All-pro = the best at their position as voted on by a selected panel of sports writers.

    Pro-bowl = voted on by fans, players and coaches.

    I think.