Versatility Versatility Versatility! That is how a great intergalactic alien destroys the most planets. One day you gotta be a high power laser beam the next, you might have to be a vicious intestinal virus – YUK!
Just like intergalactic aliens, some football players thrive on this versatility. Let me introduce you to Myles Jack. But do yourself a favor and don;t get as cozy as this Virginia player.
First, meet Myles Jack the linebacker. At UCLA Myles Jack is listed at 6-1, 232 pounds. He plays inside linebacker for the Bruins. Its at linebacker where that versatility is on full display. In two years at UCLA, Jack had over 163 tackles, three interceptions and one forced fumble.
Jack plays in the high powered PAC-12, so you know he knows how to cover. He reminds a lot of people of his former teammate Eric Kendricks. But some scouts think Jack is even better. He has instincts, aggressiveness and toughness. Jack is a complete linebacker, in addition to his tackling and his coverage he can help out on blitzes too. See what I mean about versatility.
And it doesn’t there! Myles Jack is not just a versatile linebacker. He is a versatile football player. So much so that UCLA, in a growing trend in College Football, gave him some carries at running back too. Actually 66 carries in the last two years. He has gained a little under 400 yards but where Jack stands out s in the redzone where he has scored 10 TDs in the last two years.
Make no mistake about it tough, Myles Jack will be earning his paycheck as a linebacker in the NFL. His versatility intrigues me. He reminds of this knife I picked up in Switzerland…um…the Switzerland in Venus. If Myles Jack was an Alien Weapon of Destruction, he would be a Venusian Swiss Army Knife.
You can watch some of his highlights here: