The Florida Gators add to their excellent 2024 recruiting class with the addition of top defensive back Wardell Mack. Mack becomes the 22nd overall recruit for the Florida class of 2024 that ranks 3rd on both the 247 Sports Composite and the On3 Industry Rankings.
Florida beat out Texas and LSU for Mack’s commitment. The Louisiana native last visited Gainesville at the end of July after planning to visit both Florida and LSU that weekend. Mack only visited Gainesville.
Wardell Mack Profile
High school: John Ehret
Location: Marrero, LA
Measurables: 6-0.5, 170 lbs.
On3 Scouting: “Smooth moving defensive back with the length and playmaking ability to make an impact as a cornerback or safety. Measured in at around 6-foot-0.5, 170 pounds prior to his senior season. Has elite length for the position with arms that measure 33.75 inches. Shows the ability to stick with receivers, using his length and movement skills to stay in-phase. Physical in press coverage, using his length to reroute receivers at the line of scrimmage…” For more go to On3.
247 Sports Composite: Four Star | 115th overall | 13th ranked cornerback
On3 Industry: Four star | 72nd overall | 7th ranked cornerback
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Wardell Mack is the 22nd commit for Florida’s class of 2024. He is the second cornerback commit along with Teddy Foster and the fourth defensive back in addition to Xavier Filsaime and safety Josiah Davis. Mack is also the 12th commit for the defensive side of the ball.
Overall, Florida’s class now has two five stars, 13 four stars, and seven three stars according to 247 Sports.
The Gators class makes up of:
Willis (TX) five-star quarterback DJ Lagway
West Point (MS) four-star running back Kahnen Daniels
Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy four-star wide receiver Jerrae Hawkins, Fort Myers (Fla.) Dunbar four-star wide receiver Tawaski Abrams, Tampa (Fla.) Carrollwood Day four-star wide receiver Izaiah Williams
Portal (Ga) four-star athlete Amir Jackson
Leesburg (VA) Tuscarora four-star offensive tackle Fletcher Westphal, Snellville (GA) South Gwinnett three-star offensive lineman Marcus Mascoll, Upper Marlboro (MD) Charles Herbert Flowers three-star offensive tackle Mike Williams, and German offensive guard Noel Portnjagin
Picayune (MS) Memorial four-star edge Jamonta Waller, Compton (NC) four-star defensive lineman Amaris Williams, Dublin (GA) four-star defensive lineman Nasir Johnson, Gainesville (Fla.) Buchholz three-star edge Kendall Jackson, Hampton (GA) Creekside three-star defensive lineman Michai Boireau