Sanjay Lal begins his second season as an offensive administrative assistant with the Cal football team this fall.
Prior to joining the Cal staff, Lal served on the football staff at Saint Mary's College. He garnered additional coaching experience as the wide receivers coach at Los Medanos College (2003) and as an assistant coach at Miramonte High School (1996-02).
As the passing game coordinator at Miramonte, Lal helped develop quarterbacks Ken Dorsey (Miami, San Francisco 49ers), Drew Bennett (UCLA, Tennessee Titans), Adam Smith (Duke) Taylor Humphrey (Hawaii) and Mark Guillion (Miami, Alabama). During Lal's tenure, Miramonte won four North Coast Section championships, including a 13-0 record in 2001.
Lal completed his collegiate playing days at Washington, where he was a wide receiver for the 1992 national championship team. Additionally, the Husky Hall of Fame selection was a member of two Rose Bowl teams while at UW. Before transferring to Washington, he was a member of the 1989 UCLA Cotton Bowl championship team.
After graduating from Washington with a degree in business administration in 1993, Lal was invited to the Oakland Raiders' training camp and subsequently signed as a free agent with the St. Louis Rams in 1998 and then with the Scottish Claymores of the World League in 1999.