Baylor “B” Association will recognize one player at five of six home games.
Baylor vs. Washington State - 09/16/2006
Three-time All-Big 12 honoree at safety... Finished career with 324 tackles (7.9 average-per-game), ninth all-time at Baylor... Six career interceptions and nine career forced fumbles... On watch list for 2009 Thorpe Award... Ten career games with 10-plus tackles... Named Big 12's "Hardest Hitter" by Sporting News 2009 preseason publication... Rated among top-5 senior NFL Draft prospects at safety early in 2009 by ESPN's Mel Kiper... Created four turnovers (two interceptions, two forced fumbles) in single game as sophomore in 2007, first Big 12 player to do so... Graduated in December 2009 with a degree in management... Three-time Academic All-Big 12 honoree... Two-time member of Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2009 (Senior): Started all 12 games at free safety as senior in 2009... Earned All-Big 12 status, first-team by Associated Press and Phil Steele, second-team by coaches, San Antonio Express-News, Ft. Worth Star-Telegram and Waco Tribune-Herald... Totaled 92 tackles (second on squad) in 12 games, 7.6 per-game average... Ranked sixth in Big 12 in tackles-per-game (7.6)... Added two tackles for loss and three forced fumbles on the season... Averaged 9.1 tackles in Big 12 games... Named first-team All-Texas by Dave Campbell's Texas Magazine... On watch list for 2009 Thorpe Award... Season-high and game-high 14 tackles vs. No. 19 Oklahoma in fifth game... Tied career-high with 11 solo stops vs. Oklahoma... Made game-high 12 tackles (eight solo) at Iowa State in sixth game... Made eight-or-more tackles in eight of final nine games of season... Finished career with nine tackles (eight solo), including one for minus-3 yards and a forced fumble vs. Texas Tech at Cowboys Stadium in season finale... One of 12 Bears to start all 12 games in 2009.
2008 (Junior): Starter at free safety in all 12 games as junior in 2008, unanimous All-Big 12 honoree... First-team All-Big 12 selection by league coaches, Associated Press, San Antonio Express-News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram and Waco Tribune-Herald; second-team honoree by Dallas Morning News, Kansas City Star, Houston Chronicle and Phil Steele... Earned 2008 second-team Academic All-Big 12 honors... Named to All-Texas first team by Dave Campbell's Texas Football... Earned honorable mention on Sporting News midseason All-America team... One of eight Bears to start all 12 games in 2008... Finished second on team with 97 tackles (team-high 66 solo stops), second with three interceptions and second with seven passes broken up... Added two forced fumbles... 8.1 tackles-per-game ranked 73rd nationally and fifth in Big 12... Average of 5.5 solo tackles ranked first in Big 12 and 14th nationally - No. 4 among defensive backs nationally... Opened season with nine tackles and two PBUs vs. No. 23 Wake Forest... Had seven stops (six solo) and season's first interception vs. No. 1 Oklahoma in fifth game...Made season-high three pass breakups along with seven tackles in win over Iowa State in sixth game... Totaled career-high 11 solo tackles (12 total) in seventh game at No. 8 Oklahoma State... Had season-high 15 tackles (nine solo) at Nebraska in eighth game... Made 12 tackles and one interception vs. No. 14 Missouri... Had interception and season-low two tackles in win over Texas A&M in 11th game... Member of 2008 Jim Thorpe Award watch list.
2007 (Sophomore): First-team All-Big 12 selection by Phil Steele's Magazine, Lake received second-team All-Big 12 honors from league's coaches, Associated Press, Dallas Morning News, Austin American-Statesman and Waco Tribune-Herald after sophomore campaign when led Bears in total (120) and solo (67) tackles, shared team lead in interceptions (two) and fumble recoveries (two) and ranked No. 2 in both pass breakups (six) and fumbles forced (two)... Dave Campbell's Winter 2008 Texas Football magazine selected Lake as state's 2007 Defensive Player of Year and its Best Defensive Back... Also first-team All-Texas selection by same magazine... Lake's 120 total stops were most by Bear since free safety Maurice Lane totaled 129 tackles in 2003... Had four of team's 19 turnovers forced (two interceptions, two fumble recoveries)... Ranked No. 3 in Big 12 (No. 1 among defensive backs) and No. 30 nationally with 10.0 tackles per game, but in league games only averaged 11.2 stops to also rank No. 3... T-No. 9 in Big 12 with 0.17 fumbles recovered per game... Produced six double-figure tackle games as sophomore... Totaled team-high 12 tackles (nine solos) and pass breakup vs. Oklahoma State... Had six tackles (three solos) at No. 4 Oklahoma... Totaled team-best 15 tackles (five solos) vs. Texas Tech... Team-high 13 tackles (nine solos) and one pass breakup at Kansas State... Had team co-leading 11 tackles (five solos) vs. No. 19 Texas... Totaled eight tackles (two solos) and one pass breakup at No. 20 Kansas... Registered seven tackles (two solos) vs. Colorado... Posted career-high 18 tackles (11 solo) with 1.0 tackle for loss and one pass breakup at Texas A&M; best total by Bear since free safety Maurice Lane's 23-tackle effort vs. Texas Tech in 2003... Named Big 12 Defensive Player of Week after totaling seven tackles (five solos), two forced fumbles, two interceptions and one fumble recovery in Bears' 34-21 victory at Buffalo... Tallied then-career-high 10 tackles (six solos) and one fumble recovery vs. Texas State and had five tackles (two solos) and one pass breakup vs. Rice... Credited with then-career-high eight tackles, all solo, at No. 22 TCU in first career start as Bear... Shared Bears' MVP honor with linebacker Joe Pawelek... Second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection played team-high 974 snaps for season... Took 100 or more snaps in three games--103 vs. Texas State, 100 at Texas A&M and 101 at Kansas State, and played fewer than 60 downs just once in 12 starts at free safety... Received second Baylor monogram.
2006 (Redshirt Freshman): Baylor's No. 2 free safety as redshirt freshman broke collar bone during first career interception in Bears' win over Kansas State and missed remainder of season... Second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection... Credited with 15 tackles (11 solos), team-co-leading two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one interception in five games... Had season-high five tackles (including season-best four solos) against Kansas State... Registered four tackles (two solos) vs. Army... Totaled solo tackle and forced fumble at Washington State... Tallied four tackles (three solos) against Northwestern State to go with fumble recovery and forced fumble... Played 172 snaps to earn first varsity letter... Fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member.
2005 (True Freshman): Elected to take redshirt year as true freshman... Selected to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Memorial High School, Houston... 2004 Texas Football Top 300 member, District 18-5A defensive MVP as senior... Also first-team Houston Chronicle All-Greater Houston honoree and second-team Class 5A Texas Sports Writers Association all-state pick... 2004 Houston Touchdown Club Defensive Player of Year finalist... Selected one of state's top 20 defensive backs in 2004 Texas Football preseason magazine... Credited with 119 tackles, including 12 for loss, as senior... Also had four interceptions, two of which were returned for touchdowns... Special teams standout blocked four kicks, returned punt for touchdown and averaged 25 yards per kickoff return and 16 yards per punt return... Also rushed for 180 yards on 22 carries... Career statistics include 307 tackles, 29 of which were for loss, and 10 interceptions (three returned for touchdowns) as three-year starter at safety... Rushed for 233 yards on 29 carries and scored nine touchdowns as part-time running back over prep career... 2003 co-defensive MVP of District 21-5A also earned Houston Chronicle All-Greater Houston second-team defensive honors and unanimous first-team all-district defensive back... Earned first-team all-district honors as sophomore... Also lettered twice in baseball and once in track... Coached by Gary Koch at District 18-5A school.
Personal: Son of George and Kay Lake, Jordan Matthew Lake was born Dec. 26, 1986, in Houston, Texas... Father, George, played basketball at Baylor (1972-74), brother was basketball player at Trinity and uncle played at Mississippi College... Graduated in December 2009 with a degree in management.