19 Facts About Myles Jack

1. Myles Jack played college football for the UCLA Bruins and was named the top freshman player in the Pac-12, receiving honors both on defense as well as on offense for his work as a running back and was named an All-Pac-12 linebacker twice.

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2. In 2015, Myles Jack dropped out of UCLA and declared for the draft after suffering a season-ending knee injury.

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3. Myles Jack was a member of the 2013 state 3A champion 4 × 100 m and 4 × 400 m (3:20.12) relay teams.

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4. Myles Jack chose UCLA over offers from Florida State, Arizona State, Stanford, Washington, and Utah.

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5. Myles Jack finished the season with 75 tackles, the second-most ever by a UCLA true freshman behind Kenny Easley's 93 in 1977.

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6. Myles Jack earned Freshman All-American honors by The Sporting News in 2013.

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7. Myles Jack continued to see time as a running back, carrying the ball 28 times in nine games.

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8. On September 22, 2015, during a routine practice, Myles Jack tore the meniscus in his knee while performing a non-contact drill, and a statement was released from coaches stating that he would not return for the remainder of the season.

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9. Myles Jack was one of 39 linebackers to attend the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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10. Myles Jack was limited to the bench press due to his knee and finished tied for 13th in the bench press among all participating linebackers.

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11. On March 10, 2016, Myles Jack attended UCLA's pro day and performed the vertical jump, broad jump, and positional drills.

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12. Myles Jack was ranked the top overall player in the draft by ESPN, the second best overall player by NFL analysts Daniel Jeremiah and Lance Zierlein, and the third best overall player by NFL analyst Charles Davis.

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13. Myles Jack learned the middle linebacker position as the Jaguars drafted him with the intentions of him eventually taking over for Paul Posluszny.

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14. On October 2, 2016, Myles Jack earned his first career start at strongside linebacker after Dan Skuta was unable to play after suffering a hip injury the previous week.

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15. Myles Jack reverted to his strongside linebacker position after he struggled to adjust to his new role and had difficulty performing the required duties during the Jaguars' first preseason game against the New England Patriots.

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16. Myles Jack was placed on injured reserve on December 5, 2019 with a knee injury.

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17. On March 15, 2022, Myles Jack was released by the Jaguars.

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18. Myles Jack was the last of the Sacksonville Defense left on the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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19. On March 17, 2022, Myles Jack signed a two-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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