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Myles Jack

Myles Jack
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Jack with UCLA in 2014
UCLA Bruins No. 30
Position LB / RB
Class Sophomore
Career history
College
  • UCLA (2013−present)
High school Bellevue (WA)
Personal information
Date of birth (1995-09-03) September 3, 1995 (age 20)
Place of birth Scottsdale, Arizona
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Career highlights and awards
  • 2× Second-team All-Pac-12 (20132014)
  • Sporting News Freshman All-American (2013)
  • Pac-12 Defensive and Offensive Freshman Player of the Year (2013)
Stats at ESPN.com
Stats at Rivals.com

Myles David Jack (born September 3, 1995) is an American football linebacker and running back for the UCLA Bruins. In his first season, he was named the top freshman player in the Pacific-12, receiving honors both on defense as well as offense. As a sophomore in 2014, he was named an All-Pac-12 linebacker for the second straight season.

Early years

Jack attended Bellevue High School in Bellevue, Washington, where he was a letterman in football and track. In football, he played running back and linebacker. As a senior he had 98 tackles and 24 sacks, leading his team to a 14-0 record.[1]

He was also on the track & field team. He earned a fourth-place finish in the 400-meter dash at the 2013 WA 3A State Meet, recording a personal-best time of 49.05 seconds.[2] At the 2013 3A KingCo Championships, he took bronze in the 200-meter dash event by clocking a personal-best time of 22.12 seconds.[3] He was also a member of the 2013 state 3A champion 4x100m (41.64) and 4x400m (3:20.12) relay teams.

Recruiting

Regarded as a four-star recruit by both Rivals.com and Scout.com, Jack was ranked as the nation’s No. 4 outside linebacker and the No. 8 big running back in the country by Tom Lemming. He chose UCLA over scholarship offers from Cal, Florida State and South Carolina.[4]

College career

As a true freshman in 2013, Jack played in 13 games, starting 12 at linebacker and one at running back. He finished the season with 75 tackles, two sacks, two interceptions and one touchdown on defense and 267 rushing yards on 38 carries and seven touchdowns on offense. For his play he was named the Pac-12 Conference Offensive and Defensive Freshman Player of the Year.[5][6] He was also named an All-American by Athlon Sports and was a finalist for the Paul Hornung Award.[7][8][9] He also earned Freshman All-American honors by The Sporting News in 2013.[10]

In his sophomore year in 2014, he was named to the All-Pac-12 second team as a linebacker for the second straight year.[6][11]

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