MYLES JACK NEWS

Jim Mora says get ready for more Myles Jack on offense in 2014

UCLA head coach Jim Mora says linebacker Myles Jack will continue to be used on offense this fall. “He’s gonna touch the ball on offense,” Mora said Monday. “Don’t know how many times, but he’ll touch it.” Jack became a bit of a household name for many college football fans last season more because of his production and contributions on offense rather than his defense...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Source: UCLA true sophomore Myles Jack secured a $5 million insurance policy

UCLA two-way football star Myles Jack has obtained a large disability policy with a value in excess of $5 million that includes a "loss of value" rider, a source close to the situation told Yahoo Sports. That same source said Jack is the first known football player entering his true sophomore season to obtain a loss of value policy. While unable to discuss the specifics...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA to star on all-access show this fall

LOS ANGELES -- UCLA football is on the map, and the inner workings of the program are coming to a TV screen near you. Beginning in September, UCLA will be the subject of season two of "The Drive," a documentary series on the Pac-12 Network featuring an exclusive, all-access look into UCLA's football program. Cameras will follow athletes and coaches on the field, in...
Via Fox Sports West
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Hundley has light workout in UCLA spring game

UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley was a bit flustered, something opposing defenses might not be able to cause this fall. Asked how the college football world will greet the Bruins when they return for August training camp, Hundley said, "Great question. With open arms?" Hundley turned serious, "That's a tough question to answer because what I expect is different from...
Via Fox Sports West
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA's Myles Jack is a LB, but RB is not entirely out of the question

LOS ANGELES -- UCLA football has been practicing for three weeks and the biggest burning question has finally been answered: Myles Jack is a still a linebacker - not a running back. The 2013 Pac-12 Offensive and Defensive Freshman of the Year has a pretty firm grasp on new defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich's playbook and according to head coach Jim Mora, has refined his skills...
Via Fox Sports West
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football: 5 Defensive Monsters to Watch In 2014

The 2014 college football season will prove two things – quarterbacks will again rule the friendly confines of stadiums everywhere, and many great defensive players will be overshadowed when they deserve just as much of the spotlight.While offense may score points, the old adage still holds true that defense will win a championship or two.There may not be a Jadeveon Clowney or...
Via Football Nation
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA Football: Depth chart battles

While the Bruins do return many of the key starters which propelled them to a successful 10-3 record last year and bowl victory over Virginia Tech in the Sun Bowl, there are holes which need to be filled and those spots are up for grabs. Highly touted newcomers and experienced returnees alike have a shot at gaining these spots, Spring practice should provide an answer to many of...
Via isportsweb.com
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA spring football: Week 3 notebook

LOS ANGELES -- UCLA football is now halfway through the spring practice period and so far, there has been a few turning heads during drills but now we're starting to see how some of the Bruins are responding to position battles, the playbook and the increasing intensity of scrimmages. Here's what we're learning about the Bruins going into the third week of spring practices...
Via Fox Sports West
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

A convincing 42-12 victory in the Sun Bowl and the announcement that quarterback Brett Hundley would be returning for another season in Westwood set the expectations pretty high for UCLA for the 2014 season, the third for Jim Mora Jr. since taking over as head coach in 2012. After a fast start in 2013, the Bruins fell back down to earth with back to back road losses at Stanford...
Via Football Nation
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech’s leading rusher moving to linebacker?

UCLA linebacker Myles Jack became a bit of a national sensation last season when the Bruins chose to put him on offense for certain running plays, often with success. Texas Tech may be looking to reverse that idea in 2014. Kenny Williams, the leading rusher for Texas Tech in each of the past two seasons, is reportedly getting some practice time at outside linebacker this spring....
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Huskies take a look at Shaq Thompson on offense

In a pivotal Pac-12 matchup at UCLA in November, Washington got an up-close look at perhaps college football’s best two-way player. Myles Jack, the former Bellevue star, scored four touchdowns and made five tackles, leading UCLA to a 41-31 victory over the Huskies. Five months later, the Huskies are toying with the idea of unleashing their two-way threat. It was only one drill...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Analysis: 10 quirks from ACC football's 2014 schedule matrix

Here are 10 notable quirks from the ACC's schedule matrix for the 2014 football season -- which now includes Louisville and Notre Dame (extended cameo role). 1. There are four premier games on the opening weekend slate -- beginning with UCLA @ Virginia, Miami @ Louisville, Clemson @ Georgia and Florida State vs. Oklahoma State. **In the last six years, USC, TCU, Penn State, BYU...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Analysis: 10 quirks from ACC football's 2014 schedule matrix

Here are 10 notable quirks from the ACC's schedule matrix for the 2014 football season -- which now includes Louisville and Notre Dame (extended cameo role). 1. There are four premier games on the opening weekend slate -- beginning with UCLA @ Virginia, Miami @ Louisville, Clemson @ Georgia and Florida State vs. Oklahoma State. **In the last six years, USC, TCU, Penn State, BYU...
Via Fox Sports South
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bovada updates Heisman odds, now including 23 players

It began with only 15 names, although Bovada’s Heisman odds board for the 2014 season has evolved and expanded over the past few weeks. The latest update now has 23 names, and a defensive player has been added to the mix. UCLA’s Myles Jack is the only defensive player listed—and yes, he also enjoys destroying [...]
Via Kegs 'n Eggs
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Budda Baker Commits to Washington

Many believed the week couldn't get much better, but it just did for Husky fans. Bellevue safety Budda Baker has committed to Washington Baker, who was previously committed to Oregon, chose the Huskies over UCLA, who made a valiant attempt to sway the young man away from his homestate, similar to Myles Jack last year -- this time the Bruins came up short. Baker cited family...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Season Rewind: Pac 12 talent gap is closing

Stanford managed to shove aside their biggest threat to a Pac 12 title, Arizona State. Photo: USA Today Sports The Pac 12 made as strong a case as any we have seen over the recent years to challenge the SEC for the top spot in the conference rankings. The depth in the conference may be as deep as it has been in years, and it showed in 2013. The Pac 12 had a successful year throughout...
Via Crystal Ball Run
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

CBR’s ‘Way Too Early’ 2014 Top 10: No. 4 UCLA

CBR’s ‘Way Too Early’ 2014 Top 10 No. 4 UCLA Bruins Remember those newspaper ads when Rick Neuheisel took over the UCLA program? It looks like they were a bit premature, as the Bruins didn’t officially stop the football monopoly in Los Angeles until Jim Mora arrived. Mora has been a fresh air for the Bruins and has won 19 games in two seasons and finished 16th in the...
Via Bloguin Best
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

CBR’s ‘Way Too Early’ 2014 Top 10: No. 4 UCLA

CBR’s ‘Way Too Early’ 2014 Top 10 No. 4 UCLA Bruins Remember those newspaper ads when Rick Neuheisel took over the UCLA program? It looks like they were a bit premature, as the Bruins didn’t officially stop the football monopoly in Los Angeles until Jim Mora arrived. Mora has been a fresh air for the Bruins and has won 19 games in two seasons and finished 16th in...
Via Crystal Ball Run
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA will face Oregon, Stanford, Texas on road in 2014

UCLA will face conference powers Oregon and Stanford on the road in the 2014 season. And the Bruins also will play a huge non-conference game against Texas and new coach Charlie Strong on Sept. 13 at Cowboys Stadium. UCLA's schedule, released on Wednesday by the Pac-12, features six games at the Rose Bowl, with four of those opponents having played in bowl games during the 2013...
Via Fox Sports West
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA football: Year in review

LOS ANGELES -- UCLA's 2013 football season ended much the way it began: With an excitement and buzz about the program that had rarely been seen in Westwood since the 90's. Head coach Jim Mora led the Bruins to their first 10-win season since 2005 and he'll now be around to try for more than 10 wins. So will quarterback Brett Hundley. Here's a look back at the highs...
Via Fox Sports West
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

A Way Too Early Peek At The Top 25 For (2014-15)

The college football season is over and the all interesting BCS has come to and end tonight with Florida State’s victory over Auburn. It’s way too early because of prospects declaring for the draft and recruits still committing but I will give you my early sneak peek at the top 25 for the 14-15 season. Oh yeah I’ll add my way too early Heisman Trophy Watch as well… 1. Jameis...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Logan Thomas trucks UCLA player, then gets knocked out

Today’s Hyundai Sun Bowl between the Virginia Tech Hokies and UCLA Bruins has been a very physical one — it’s only the second quarter and we have seen a number of huge hits. On one Virginia Tech drive, quarterback Logan Thomas dished out a vicious truck stick to UCLA’s star Myles Jack, sending him flying as Thomas pounded through the Bruins defense: Unfortunately for Thomas...
Via College Spun
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Logan Thomas trucks Myles Jack, breaks about five UCLA tackles (Video)

Myles Jack is one of the biggest, toughest linebackers in the country. And a quarterback got the best of him on one play Tuesday. Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas destroyed Jack on an option play in the second quarter of the Sun Bowl between UCLA and VT. Thomas cut threw a hole and met Jack, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Tough cookie Baker is the Christmas sprinkles on the Oregon recruiting class

Mark Helfrich has his first big win over Chris Petersen. Bishard "Budda" Baker, the 2014 top football prospect in the Northwest and the #6 athlete in the country, has announced a verbal commitment to the Oregon Ducks. X-factor: After a junior season in which he and Myles Jack led the Bellvue Wolverines to a third straight undefeated season and a state championship, Bishard...
Via The Duck Stops Here
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jack on Mora Staying

Myles Jack talks about his reaction to Jim Mora staying at UCLA, provides his brief reaction to Sarkisian arriving at USC, and talks about Anthony Barr's departure...
Via ucla.scout.com
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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