September 2, 2009

No. 4 - Jordan Lake

With the season drawing near, we are counting down the 20 most important players on the 2009 Baylor football team. Each member of the SicEmSports staff turned in a ballot of their top players in the program, basing their decisions on pure talent and how important their play this year will be to the Baylor program. Opinions differed and some great players were left just outside the cut, but at the end of the day, these were the 20 Bears at the top.

4. Jordan Lake
Position: Safety
Year: Redshirt Senior
2002 All-District
2003 All-District
2003 District Co-Defensive MVP
2004 All-District
2004 District 18-5A defensive MVP
2004 Class 5A All-State second-team
2007 All-Big 12 second-team
2007 Dave Campbell's Defensive Player of the Year
2008 All-Big 12 first-team
Highest Ranking: 3
Lowest Ranking: 5
2008 Stats: 120 tackles, 2 interceptions, 2 forced fumbles

Bio: The term "real football player" means something special to most football fanatics. It means instincts. It means football intelligence. . It means never making mistakes. It means having a nose for the ball and always being in the right place at the right time. Simply put, it means everything.

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