|Date of birth:||July 15, 1967|
|Place of birth:||Salt Lake City, Utah|
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|NFL draft:||1989 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34|
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Carnell Augustino Lake (born July 15, 1967) is a former professional American football player who was a member of the NFL 1990s All-Decade Team. He was the Cornerbacks Coach for the UCLA Bruins under head coach Rick Neuheisel in 2009 before leaving after one season for family reasons. He is currently the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive backs coach
Lake played for the UCLA Bruins from 1985 through 1988. He finished his college career with 45.5 tackles for loss and 25.5 sacks. Those totals, as of the 2009 season, are 1st and 4th in UCLA football history.
As a defensive back, Lake played 12 seasons in the NFL from 1989 to 2001 for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Baltimore Ravens. As a rookie, Lake started 15 of 16 games and led the Steelers with 5 fumble recoveries. He was a 5-time Pro Bowl selection. Over the course of his career he recorded 25 quarterback sacks, intercepted 16 passes, recovered 17 fumbles, and scored 5 defensive touchdowns.
In June 2010, Lake was hired by Jerry Simon to be the assistant coach of the Marina High School Boys Basketball team.
On March 7, 2011, Lake was hired as the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive backs coach.
- Carnell Lake Leaving UCLA For Family Reasons, UCLABruins.com, February 22, 2010
- UCLA Profile
- "The Game Plan (cont.)". CNN. December 4, 2009.
- Westbrook beats top pick Maclin onto Eagles field, Delco Times, 2009-07-28
- "Steelers Hire Lake as Defensive Backs Coach".