MYLES JACK NEWS

CU vs. No. 25 UCLA – A Preview

– Colorado vs. No. 25 UCLA – A Preview – “T.I.P.S.” for CU’s 100th Homecoming – It’s not too much of a stretch to state that CU’s Homecoming game against No. 25 UCLA this Saturday (noon, Pac-12 Networks) can be seen as a defining moment for the 2014 Colorado football team. Prior to the blowout loss to No. 22 USC, every game this fall had been competitive. True...
Via CU at the Game
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oregon-UCLA Capsule

No. 12 OREGON (4-1, 1-1) at No. 18 UCLA (4-1, 1-1), 3:30 p.m. (Fox) Line: Oregon by 2 1/2. Series Record: UCLA leads 39-27. WHAT'S AT STAKE The matchup was a whole lot more compelling a week ago, before Oregon lost at home to Arizona and UCLA fell at home to Utah. Yet the losses only increase the stakes for two schools that realize their national title aspirations probably are...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 11 UCLA's Myles Jack focused on stopping ASU

LOS ANGELES (AP) All eyes are usually on Myles Jack, UCLA's electrifying two-way star linebacker and running back. When the Bruins played Arizona State last season, everyone saw Jack standing on the sideline as the Sun Devils' offense went up and down the field en route to a 35-13 halftime lead. Jack only played on offense in the 38-33 loss that ultimately decided the Pac...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA's Jack to be used as dual-threat vs. ASU

The 11th-ranked UCLA Bruins are about to be reminded of the one game that has haunted them all year.  Against Arizona State in the Pac-12 South championship game, head coach Jim Mora made one big fatal flaw when he used two-way player Myles Jack only as a running back. As the Sun Devils torched the Bruins for 477 yards it became evident that the defense needed Jack, one of their...
Via Fox Sports West
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA announces signing of top-ranked QB Josh Rosen

With Brett Hundley, Myles Jack and company on the field, the present state of UCLA football looks pretty good. And with today’s news, the future looks pretty dang sunny as well. The Bruins formally announced the signing of quarterback recruit Josh Rosen on Monday afternoon. A five-star recruit if there ever was one, Rosen is the No. 2 ranked player among the Class of 2015 according...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA's Myles Jack prepared for bigger two-way role

LOS ANGELES (AP) Myles Jack admits he still doesn't always know exactly what he's doing with the football in his hands. Jack is a linebacker by nature and training, and No. 12 UCLA's dual threat would prefer to be hitting somebody instead of getting hit. When the Bruins ask him to carry the ball, he relies on athleticism, his high-school instincts and a bit of on-field...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA's Jack might not be a running back, but he's the most of his chances

UCLA's Myles Jack spent all of the offseason talking about how he wasn't a running back. Jack claims to be a linebacker, thank you very much. Except, he scored a touchdown as a running back in Saturday's home-opener, which was the eighth of his short college career. That's a lot of rushing touchdowns for a linebacker. Ok, he admits it: Jack missed playing running...
Via Fox Sports West
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA's Jack might not be a running back, but he's the most of his chances

UCLA's Myles Jack spent all of the offseason talking about how he wasn't a running back. Jack claims to be a linebacker, thank you very much. Except, he scored a touchdown as a running back in Saturday's home-opener, which was the eighth of his short college career. That's a lot of rushing touchdowns for a linebacker. Ok, he admits it: Jack missed playing running...
Via Fox Sports West
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Biggest impact players for UCLA: No. 2, LB Myles Jack

The dark horse Heisman Trophy candidate and the most dangerous dual-threat player in the country, Myles Jack has college football's attention. But the All-American linebacker has said more times than necessary that he won't play running back this season. Strengths: Tackling, blocking, pass rushing and scoring touchdowns. In case you haven't figured it out yet, Jack is...
Via Fox Sports West
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Myles Jack calls ejection from UCLA’s Monday practice ‘embarrassing’

Myles Jack didn’t realize how just how far his name could carry a story. On Monday, UCLA head coach Jim Mora tossed his star linebacker from practice at Cal State San Bernardino after the sophomore had an altercation with offensive lineman Caleb Benenoch. Jack slapped Benenoch in the helmet and taunted him, but the incident looked like a run-of-the-mill, mid-training camp tiff...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA's Jack not a 'spotlight' guy, vows to not get booted from practice again

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -- Myles Jack is a celebrity? Well, that's news to him. UCLA's sophomore linebacker and part-time running back still thinks it's funny that people now know his name. He wasn't expecting to become an overnight sensation after he rushed for 120 yards and made eight tackles last season against Arizona. One week later, he scored four touchdowns...
Via Fox Sports West
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football 2014: The Top 5 Defensive Players in College Football

Entering last season the big names in college football consisted of Jadeveon Clowney, Khalil Mack and everyone else. With those players now gone to chase their NFL dreams as rookies in he NFL, a new crop of players will be playing for the chance to call themselves the best defensive players in the nation. Alabama safety Landon Collins is certainly a name that fits into the category...
Via Football Nation
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA LB/RB Myles Jack kicked out of practice after fight

UCLA linebacker/running back Myles Jack must have been upset on Monday morning once he learned he was only ranked the 16th-best player in college football by CFB 24/7. Yes, the Bruins' two-way star player could have been ranked higher in the CFB 24/7 poll, but that probably had nothing to do with the incident Monday that led to him getting the boot from training camp practice...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA offense, defense set to battle for Myles Jack

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Myles Jack has an affectionate nickname for Brett Hundley: Mr. Heisman. And Hundley has an affection nickname for Jack: Mr. Heisman. The UCLA quarterback is front and center when it comes to the early Heisman Trophy conversations, but Jack, the sophomore two-way player and one of the most dynamic and exciting players in the country, has heard his name mentioned...
Via Fox Sports West
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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

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

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

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

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
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