Highly ranked DB Wardell Mack commits to the Florida Gators

by | Aug 14, 2023 | 0 comments

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.

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Wardell Mack Profile

High school: John Ehret

Location: Marrero, LA

Measurables: 6-0.5, 170 lbs.

Hudl Highlights

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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Class Notes

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 HawkinsFort 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

Largo (Fla.) four-star linebacker Adarius Hayes, Gainesville (FL) Bucholz four-star linebacker Myles Graham, Olney (MD) Our Lady Good Counsel four-star linebacker Aaron Chiles

McKinney (TX) five-star safety Xavier Filsaime, Nashville (GA) Berrien three-star safety Josiah Davis, Sarasota (Fla.) Cardinal Mooney tree-star cornerback Teddy Foster

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