UCLA linebacker Myles Jack’s knee injury is a torn anterior meniscus, and will almost certainly keep him out for the remainder of the season — as well as cast doubt on his future as a Bruin.
Head coach Jim Mora said Thursday that the tear will sideline the defensive star for four to six months, and said that he does not expect Jack to return in time for a bowl game.
“If he were, that would be a bonus that we’re not really even thinking of or counting on,” Mora said. “I don’t think it would be fair to put that type of pressure on him. … I think you have to be very careful when you start putting a timeframe on, but when you say four to six, there’s a little wiggle room there.
“So I think — I’m certain he’s out for the year.”
Jack got hurt on Tuesday, Mora said, when he bumped his knee against another player’s during a 7-on-7 portion of practice. Continue reading