UCLA in the NFL: Myles Jack scores first NFL touchdown

Former UCLA linebacker Myles Jack scored a touchdown on an 82-yard fumble recovery on Sunday in Jacksonville’s 23-20 overtime loss to the New York Jets.

The second-year linebacker has 26 tackles and one sack this season.

In the above video, you can see fellow former Bruin Eli Ankou join the celebration in the end zone. Ankou spent the preseason with the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent, but was claimed off waivers by the Jaguars right before the season started. Ankou has six tackles in four games.

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UCLA at NFL minicamps

Linebacker Myles Jack had a tough introduction to the heat and humidity in Florida where he made the rookie mistake of coming to practice wearing a long-sleeved shirt. He soon ditched the sleeves.

The Jaguars website has a video practice report on Jack.


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Jim Mora on Rich Eisen Show: Will it be Manziel or Brady for Rosen’s future?

UCLA head coach Jim Mora stopped by the Rich Eisen Show to talk about plenty of things including his experience at the NFL Draft, Myles Jack and Josh Rosen.

Of Rosen, Mora said that if his quarterback had been in the draft this year, the soon-to-be sophomore would have been the best signal-caller available and “he would have gone first.”

“I know that is really a strong statement for a true freshman,” Mora continued. “I’ve been around Peyton (Manning) when he was that age. I can’t remember ever seeing anybody at his age with the arm talent, the intelligence, the decision making, the drive, the passion and the ability he has.” Continue reading “Jim Mora on Rich Eisen Show: Will it be Manziel or Brady for Rosen’s future?” »

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Day Three of NFL Draft starts with plenty of UCLA prospects still available

Some of the UCLA draft prospects still available heading into the final day of the 2016 NFL Draft. Clockwise from top left: Paul Perkins, Caleb Benenoch, Jordan Payton, Thomas Duarte, Ka'imi Fairbairn. Photos by Keith Birmingham (Pasadena Star-News) and Michael Owen Baker.

Some of the UCLA draft prospects still available heading into the final day of the 2016 NFL Draft. Clockwise from top left: Paul Perkins, Caleb Benenoch, Jordan Payton, Thomas Duarte, Ka’imi Fairbairn. Photos by Keith Birmingham (Pasadena Star-News) and Michael Owen Baker.

Out of nearly a dozen potential draft picks, UCLA has nine players still waiting to hear their names called heading into the final day of the draft. Rounds four through seven start at 9 a.m. on Saturday on ESPN and NFL Network.

To recap:

How many total draft picks do the Bruins end up with by the end of Saturday?

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Myles Jack drafted 36th overall to Jacksonville

Former UCLA linebacker Myles Jack. Photo by Keith Birmingham // Pasadena Star-News

Former UCLA linebacker Myles Jack. Photo by Keith Birmingham // Pasadena Star-News

After a long wait, former UCLA linebacker Myles Jack went to the Jacksonville Jaguars at 36th overall on Friday. The Jaguars traded up with the Baltimore Ravens to scoop up Jack.

Celebratory tweets from his teammates:

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