Found December 02, 2013 on Los That Sports Blog:
PLAYERS: Myles Jack
Tweet The UCLA Bruins football team was rolling coming into November, but they were also looking for some answers to an inconsistent running game. They decided that the right idea would be to let freshman Myles Jack get some work carrying the pigskin. The interesting thing about Jack, though, is that he was already seeing a lot of time on the other side of the ball for UCLA as a linebacker. With him playing both sides of the ball now, he’s put himself in some rare air in terms of the Pac-12. On Monday, Jack was named the Freshman Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year for the conference, the first player to win both awards since the inception of the honors in 2008. As a linebacker he has accrued 70 tackles, five tackles for loss, an INT, a blocked kick and 10 pass breakups. His work on the offensive end has given him a bit more notoriety, though. Since first getting duties as a ball-carrier on Nov. 9, Jack has garnered 267 rushing yards on 37 carries while finding the end-zone seven times—he’s done this in just four games. Though the media hype surrounding Jack’s performance certainly aided his cause in winning both awards, there’s no doubt he deserves to be in the mix for both of them. More than that, it’ll be fun to see what the young man can accomplish in his college career going forward.

Myles Jack wins Pac-12 Offensive AND Defensive Freshman of Year

Either Myles Jack is really, really good, or the rest of the Pac-12′s freshman class is really, really bad. Whichever way you cut it, the UCLA freshman started the first eight games of the Bruins’ season as a linebacker before coach Jim Mora decided that, heck, why not try the kid on the other side of the ball? In went Jack at running back, where through four games, he racked...

Myles Jack named Pac-12 freshman offensive, defensive POY

UCLA's Myles Jack has been named the freshman offensive and defensive player of the year in the Pac-12. Jack, who came to UCLA as a linebacker, was inserted into the lineup as a running back the last four games this season. He finished with 269 yards rushing, averaging 7.2 yards per carry, and scored seven touchdowns. On defense, he had 70 tackles. He clinched a 34-27 victory...

UCLA freshman Myles Jack makes Pac-12 history

UCLA freshman Myles Jack has made Pac-12 history, becoming the first player to ever win Offensive and Defensive Freshman of the Year.

Myles Jack Earns Unprecedented Honors

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There has been a lot of speculation about Jim Mora Jr bolting UCLA to take the Washington job after USC announced yesterday that they hired Steve Sarkisian. Mora had described Washington as his dream job and that he would crawl to get there if offered. Well fear not Bruins fans, it looks like he is staying: BREAKING Jim Mora will the remain the head coach at #UCLA, source told...

Jim Mora reportedly will remain at UCLA

Jim Mora will remain at UCLA rather than take the head coaching position at Washington, according to a report. CBS Sports’ Bruce Feldman reported that Mora will stay at UCLA. Interestingly, when asked by the Sacramento Bee on Tuesday about the Washington job, Mora said he couldn’t comment. There was a lot of speculation after […]

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