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Myles Jack no longer is day-to-day after Jaguars take him in second round of NFL draft

Myles Jack no longer is day-to-day after Jaguars take him in second round of NFL draft

Myles Jack waited forever and a day to be selected in the NFL draft.

Forever was the excruciating pick-by-pick tumble through the first round. The extra day was Friday, when Jack opted not to attend the event but mercifully didn't have to watch too long to hear his name called.

The former UCLA linebacker, whose surgically repaired knee left doubt in the minds of potential employers, was taken by Jacksonville with the fifth pick of the second round.

"It's been long, a little bit embarrassing, but it's definitely exciting," said Jack, who did not attend the second night of the draft at Auditorium Theatre.

Jack, a standout linebacker and occasional running...

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