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Myles Jack

Linebacker (LB) #16 Pittsburgh Steelers
Birthday September 3, 1995
Age 28 years
Height 6' 1''
Weight 255 lbs
College UCLA
Draft Year 2016
Draft Info 2016: Rd 2, Pk 36 (JAX)

Myles Jack, born Myles David Jack, is a linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Jack had announced his retirement in August 2023, however, he came out of his retirement and signed with the Steelers practice squad. He played college football for the UCLA Bruins and was named the top freshman player.

Jack was born to La Sonjia Fisher Jack and H. David Jack in Scottsdale, Arizona on September 3, 1995. His parents divorced shortly after he started high school.

There’s not much detail about their divorce, however, we do know for a fact that Sonjia still goes with her ex-husband’s last name.

He grew up in his hometown with his brother, Jahlen Jack. He played football and ran track in high school at Bellevue High.

Myles’ brother Jahlen was born on March 6, 2000. He played basketball at Tarleton State University of Stephenville.

Career Highlights

  • Jack played 13 games as a freshman in 2013 for the UCLA. He played 12 games as a linebacker and one as a running back.
  • As a true freshman, Jack completed 75 tackles, the second most in the history of UCLA by a true freshman after Kenny Easley’s 93 in 1977.
  • In his sophomore year, Jack was named to the All-Pac-12 second-team as a linebacker.
  • Jacksonville Jaguars selected Jack in the second round, 36th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.
  • He signed a four-year, $6.33 million contract with the Jaguars on May 13, 2016.
  • Jack made his NFL debut in the season opener against the Green Bay Packers.
  • In the 2017 season, Jack started in all 16 games he played for the Jaguars. He finished the season with 90 combined tackles, 66 solo.
  • Jack recorded 107 combined tackles, 69 solo in the 2018 season.
  • He signed a four-year contract extension with the Jaguars on August 31, 2019, worth $57 million.
  • Jack played 14 games in the 2020 season which he finished with 118 total tackles, one interception, and one forced fumble.
  • He started in 15 games in the 2021 season. Jack finished the season with 108 combined tackles. The Jaguars released him on March 15, 2022.
  • Two days later, Jack signed a two-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was released by the Steelers after just one season.
  • He signed with the Philadelphia Eagles on August 6, 2023.
  • On August 20, 2023, Myles Jack announced his retirement from football.
  • On November 20, 2023, Jack came out of retirement and signed with the Steelers practice squad the same day.

Career Stats

SEASON TEAM GP GS TKL AST COMBINED SOLO SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2016 Jacksonville Jaguars 16 10 18 6 24 18 0.5 0 2 0
2017 Jacksonville Jaguars 16 16 66 24 90 63 2 0 3 0 1
2018 Jacksonville Jaguars 16 16 75 32 107 69 2.5 0 1 1 32 32 32 1 1 1
2019 Jacksonville Jaguars 11 11 42 24 66 37 0.5 0 4 1 14 14 14 0 0
2020 Jacksonville Jaguars 14 14 72 46 118 69 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
2021 Jacksonville Jaguars 15 15 62 46 108 51 0 0 0 0
2022 Pittsburgh Steelers 15 13 61 43 104 50 0 0 3 0
TOTAL 103 95 396 221 617 357 6.5 0 18 3 46 15.3 32 1 2 4

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