Myles Jack Tweets Dunk Video After Knee Worries Kept Him out of NFL Draft 1st Rd

Laura Depta@lauradeptaFeatured ColumnistApril 29, 2016
Myles Jack @MylesJack

😴 https://t.co/lwXRusQyp1

Apparently, honesty isn't always a virtue. 

Once deemed a good bet to go in the first round of the NFL draft, UCLA linebacker Myles Jack saw his stock slide over lingering injury concerns. 

In fact, on the eve of the draft, Jack spoke candidly about possibly needing major surgery in the future. 

"[The degenerative problems are] there, but it's nothing extreme. Down the line, possibly I could have microfracture surgery—potentially. Who knows what will happen?" Jack said, per Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post. 

It seems the statement was enough to solidify concerns. Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman said he wasn't surprised Jack didn't go in the first round.

"Not after what he said today, " Gettleman said, per Darin Gantt of NBC Sports. 

So perhaps Jack's Twitter video of a fairly solid dunk was meant to send a message. Just maybe that message was, "Hey guys! My knee is fine!"

Sure looks fine. 


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