VIDEO: Jack on Defense

Apr. 2 -- Junior linebacker Myles Jack talks about his move inside and Tom Bradley...

Myles Jack:


On what he knew about Tom Bradley:
I had heard of him and the work he'd done at Penn State. The name rang a bell. When I looked more into it, it was pretty interesting and I'm looking forward to it. Its impressive. Just the first rounders he's put out. I'm excited to hopefully be one of those people who come out under his name. He brings wisdom, the way he talks and carries himself, you have to have respect. I think its a cool replacement for Coach Brick. Its a good hire by Coach Mora.

On the difference between Bradley and Ulbrich:
Its just two different styles. Coach Bradley is older so he uses his words less. Coach Brick is an energetic coach but Coach Bradley is more laid back. But wisdom, like a Yoda figure. When he says something, it means something. I think he's a great pick for us. I'm excited.

On battling Mossi Johnson:
He got the best of me today. You win some, you lose some. Mossi is a hell of a player, we did 1on1s in the offseason. That's the one I go against to get ready. I have to bring my A Game. It gets personal, but we're homies, we're cool. I'll have something for him on Saturday, but he definitely got me today.

On playing in the middle:
I like it. Its cool for me. I can hit and people say its my better quality. I talked with Coach Mora, Coach Bradley, Coach White and we all came to the conclusion that it was the best spot for me. I'm going to go with it. I'll watch a lot of Eric Kendricks film and become the best I can be.

On who suggested the move:
It was either Coach White or Coach Mora, but they brought it up around the same time. I dont care, i just want to play. As many positions as I've played here, I don't mind, I'll switch it up. I don't care, as long as I'm on the field, helping my team win. I can learn a new spot. I'm excited.

On his offseason goals:
I think my goal was more of a mental approach. Spending time really learning things. I don't want to say I'm already there. As a younger guy, coming in and having success early, not too much was expected from me, when I played as a freshman. Now that I'm older, I have to take that role, know what I'm doing. I'm still working and its new for me and I'll get better at it. I just stay in Coach White's office and learn new things every day.

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