One of the players that seems to be constantly pegged to the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 2016 NFL Draft is UCLA linebacker Myles Jack. It makes a ton of sense because Jack can play all three linebacker spots, including being excellent in coverage on third downs, and is a tremendous athlete at his size. He did suffer a knee injury, having surgery to repair his meniscus which has a lot of fans of NFL teams scared of picking him in the first round.
Caldwell seemed to tell fans to pump the brakes on that.
"I wouldn't believe everything you read" Dave when asked about Jack/Injury concerns— Accept Mediocrity (@BCBCouch) April 22, 2016
Jack left school after his injury, which he could have come back from that season, and decided to have surgery to get it fixed and begin preparing for the 2016 NFL Draft. He's currently slated as a Top 10 pick, barring everything checks out with his knee, but the knee has been a big issue for a lot of people because of some anonymous reports.
Reports surfaced last week that there is some concern that Myles Jack's knee could be bone on bone, which would mean his long term status as an NFL player would be in jeopardy and classified his knee as a ticking time bomb. This of course led to push back by Jack's agent posting videos of him working out. It's also worth noting that the surgeon who fixed Jack's knee indicated everything was good and he was clear.
As I've mentioned before with Jack, it's not worth worrying about because if the Jaguars pick him, they're obviously not concerned with. It's interesting to hear Caldwell make that statement, though.