An NFL GM called one prospect a ‘faster version of Ray Lewis’
NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 03: Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates after defeating the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Ravens defeated the 49ers 34-31. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Ray Lewis was the cornerstone of the Baltimore Ravens for well over a decade. Being compared to Lewis as a linebacker is about as good as it gets.

But being called a “faster version” of Ray Lewis? That’s where things get dangerous.

That prospect? Former UCLA linebacker Myles Jack.

Jack is a potential first-round pick, even after he withdrew from UCLA in 2015 after suffering a knee injury. Jack has apparently recovered well from that injury, as the 6-foot-1, 240-pound linebacker registered a 40-inch vertical leap at the NFL Combine in February.

Jack certainly has a lot of potential, but comparing him to Ray Lewis is a BIG statement to make this early in his career. However, if you had to pick one guy in this year’s draft to compare to a future Hall of Famer, Jack is certainly one of the best picks to make.

Bo was born in Atlanta, GA, and has always been a savvy sports follower. He attended Georgia Tech and has previously worked with ESPN TrueHoop, HawksHoop, and the Georgia Tech Newsroom. He covers national college football for FanBuzz.
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