UCLA Football: Myles Jack is a Sports Illustrated Preseason All-American


Junior UCLA Football linebacker Myles Jack has been selected to the Sports Illustrated All-American First Team.

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Myles Jack has certainly made a name for himself in his first two years with the UCLA Football team. In his first year, he was named both the Pac-12 Offensive AND Defensive Player of the Year.

Not only did he prove early and often that he was a he a defensive threat, but he also proved to be just as vital as a shortage running back… that brutally ran over people time and again on his way to scoring multiple touchdowns.

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In his sophomore year, Jack had increased his role along side Eric Kendricks to form one of the best linebacking crew in the Pac-12.

Last year, Jack was second on the team in total tackles with 88 (58 solo, 30 assisted), fourth in tackles for a loss with 8 and had one interception for 41 yards.

This year, under the tutelage of new defensive coordinator Tom Bradley, Jack could very well be one of the best defenders in not only the conference, but the entire nation.

Because of that, Sports Illustrated has recognized Jack and named him to their preseason All-American First Team.

Yes Bruin fans, Jack is back and on the attack. Literally.

During fall camp, we saw a fiery Jack all over the field ready for the new season. Though he had a dust-up with OL Conor McDermott, he was one of the most visible players  going all out on every single play. If there was any UCLA Football player ready for the season to start, it is Jack. SI Preseason All-American Jack to you!

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