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    1. Jerry Robinson

    Can you believe the best linebacker in UCLA history started out as a receiver? Robinson made the switch after his freshman year and posted three consecutive consensus All American seasons (76 78), the first to achieve that feat three years in a row since Southern Methodist running back Doak Walker (47 49). He holds the school record with 468 tackles, ranking one, two and three in the single season list. Robinson (57) finished 10th in the Heisman Trophy voting in 1978 and his No. 84 jersey was retired. He is a member of two hall of fames UCLA Athletics, and the National Football Foundation.

    Carter (51) led UCLA in tackles in 2008 and was an all Pac 10 second team member. He has appeared in every game since his redshirt freshman season in 2006, collecting 193 tackles and 22.5 for loss. His Cheap Aaron Hernandez Jersey teammates voted him a team captain this past spring. He will join elite company this year as a China jerseys four year starter but does not yet crack the top 10.

    10. Marvcus Patton

    Originally a walk on, Patton set a school record with 22 tackles for loss in 1989. He had 11 sacks and was an All American honorable mention.

    9. Roman Phifer

    He was an All American in 1990. The All Pac 10 selection had 71 tackles, three interceptions and three sacks. Phifer (95) also led the Bruins with nine tackles for a loss.

    8. Donnie Edwards

    He had 12.5 sacks and 22 tackles for a loss as a junior, making him a third team All American. He finished his career ranked third in tackles for loss (38) and fifth in sacks (21.5). He had 4.5 sacks in wholesale jerseys a single game against SMU.

    7. Jamir Miller

    In 1993, he was an All American and a finalist for the Butkus Award and the Football News Defensive Player of the Year. He was also the Bruins defensive MVP and a Pac 10 first teamer. Miller (95) had 12.5 sacks that year, tying him for third on the school all time single season list. He had 4.5 sacks in a single game against BYU.

    6. Ken Norton Jr.

    He was an All American in 1987, leading the Bruins in tackles in 1986 (106) and 1987 (125). He was a finalist for the Butkus Award in and also the team Defensive MVP. Twice he was selected the team outstanding defensive player against USC.

    5. Robert Thomas

    The consensus All American in 2001 was one of three finalists for the Butkus Award. He was the Pac 10 Defensive Player of the Year, setting a UCLA record with 26 tackles for loss. Thomas (8) led the Bruins with 111 tackles and averaged a conference best 10.1 per game, including 18 against Washington State. He finished his career with 41 tackles for loss.

    4. Spencer Havner

    The four year starter was an All American in 2004 as a junior. His 125 tackles led the conference and his 11.36 per game average tied for seventh best in the nation. Havner (41) led UCLA with 99 tackles in 2005. He finished his career with 402 tackles, third most for the Bruins, and 42 tackles for loss. He was a Butkus and Lombardi semifinalist in and He also set a school record with four defensive touchdowns and had 11 interceptions.

    3. Carnell Lake

    The All Pro safety was an All American linebacker in college. In 1988, he was a semifinalist for the Butkus Award and the Lombardi Trophy. Lake (37) led the Pac 10 with 13 sacks in 1987 and finished with 25.5, fourth on the school all time list. He holds the school record with 45.5 tackles for loss. He was inducted into the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame. Lake currently coaches the Bruins secondary.

    2. Donn Moomaw

    He was the Bruins first two time All American (1950, 52). He finished fourth in the Heisman in and was a two time team MVP. He had his jersey retired and is a member of the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame.

    Carter 20 tackles against BYU last season were the most by a Bruin in a single game since 1989.

    Show CaptionBy Orange County Register

    August 19, 2009 at 3:00 am

    Click on the photo for a slideshow ranking the 10 best linebackers in UCLA history.

    The general consensus is Reggie Carter is a good linebacker. Carter doesn hesitate in saying he is great.

    want them to talk about me, that I one of the best in the country, if not the best, Carter said in July at Pac 10 Media Day. compete for that No. 1 spot. I going to shock people. They know I decent. They not going to say I good. who was recently selected to the Butkus Award preseason watch list, is easily the Bruins best linebacker of the past five years. A standout season in 2009 could make him one of the school best of all time.