Myles Jack: The NFL’s Shohei Ohtani? One ex-Jaguars teammate believes LB has two-way talent


Jack of all trades?

Angels phenom Shohei Ohtani is within the strategy of doing issues that baseball hasn’t seen in 100 years, and will he keep wholesome, might be in for one of many best, if not the best single-season particular person efficiency within the sport’s historical past.

Given the character of the NFL, two-way gamers are primarily non-existent. However Ravens lineman Calais Campbell believes that his former Jaguars teammate Myles Jack couldn’t solely be a two-way participant, however be a two-way participant that might “dominate” like Ohtani does.

Responding a cheeky query posed on “NFL Whole Entry,” Campbell weighed in, saying Jack is that dude:

“The participant I imagine might dominate either side of the ball within the NFL like Ohtani does in MLB is none apart from Myles Jack,” Campbell’s tweet 

The athletic and gifted Jacksonville linebacker has by no means had a single snap on the offensive facet of the ball within the NFL, so maybe Campbell believes the potential is there, however Jack has clearly nothing to point out for it on the highest stage.

Jack does, nevertheless, have some former manufacturing at operating again within the school ranks: Whereas at UCLA, Jack had 68 dashing makes an attempt for 387 yards and 11 touchdowns over three seasons earlier than primarily enjoying as linebacker and being drafted as one within the NFL.

Ohtani is having a breakout season which landed him in premier roles within the 2021 Dwelling Run Derby and All-Star Sport. The beginning pitcher and DH for the Angels is en path to an MVP season ought to he keep wholesome the remainder of the way in which. 

For sure, being a two-way athlete is extremely troublesome to do. In any case, there is a cause it is a rarity in sports activities. And in a sport as bodily taxing as NFL? Do not depend on it.

May be finest simply to maintain Jack within the field.


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