Antwan Lake

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Antwan Lake
No. 68, 96
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-07-10) July 10, 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth: Seaford, Delaware
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 308 lb (140 kg)
Career information
College: West Virginia
Undrafted: 2002
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Antwan Lake (born July 10, 1979) is a former American football defensive tackle. He was signed by the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent in 2002. He played college football at West Virginia.

Lake has also played for the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints.

College career[edit]

Antwan Lake enrolled at West Virginia University in 1998. He played outside linebacker his freshman season, recording 9 tackles, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, and 3 sacks. and is one of the best football players to come out of Cambridge-South Dorchester High School located in Cambridge, Md on the Eastern Shore.

As a sophomore, in 1999, Lake shifted to defensive tackle. That season, he totaled 39 tackles and three sacks. As a junior, 2000, Lake only recorded 13 tackles and one sack. In his final season, 2001, Antwan Lake recorded 26 tackles and 3 sacks. In his career, the three-year starter totaled 87 tackles, 10 sacks, and 15 tackles-for-a-loss.

Professional career[edit]

Detroit Lions[edit]

After being undrafted in the 2002 NFL Draft, Antwan Lake joined the Detroit Lions. He played in nine games as a rookie, recording two tackles.

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

After his rookie season with Detroit, Lake was signed by the Atlanta Falcons on December 21, 2003. He did not see playing time for the rest of the 2003 season.

In 2004, Lake played in every game on the season. He recorded 17 tackles and deflected a pass on the season.

In 2005, Antwan Lake recorded 21 tackles, 3.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, and a safety while playing in 13 games on the season.

New Orleans Saints[edit]

After being cut from Atlanta in 2005, Lake was picked up by the New Orleans Saints in 2006. He played in 15 games that season, totaling 15 tackles, one sack, and a pass deflection.

In 2007, Lake totaled 18 tackles, one sack, and four safeties.

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