MARRERO, La. – Marrero (La.) John Ehret 2024 four-star full-back Wardell Mack has had to take on a big role for his Patriots so far this season as the elite defensive back is carrying out his typical duties in the backline while also leading the line with a defensive stance. way is the starting midfielder.
Although his team got off to a slow start, Mack accepted the challenge and is working towards bringing the team together as a leader.
“Pressure is a privilege,” Mack says. “They have me in midfield, which means they respect me and I want to live up to that. I arrange it very well, we just have to come together as a team.”
On the defensive side, Mack is rarely tested in 2022, as he has proven his worth as one of the best full-backs in the country.
On Saturday afternoon, Nebraska’s interim head coach Mickey Joseph was there to see Mack during a week off.
“It was great,” he said. “He’s from the same place as me.”
LSU sold the opportunity to stay home and compete for Louisiana’s top university.
“They didn’t want me to leave the state,” he said.
Mack has come to Alabama this season as the Crimson Tide has been pushing hard since September 1.
“They’re giving a huge boost,” Mack said. “I love the way they hug me when I’m up there.”
At 6 feet-1, 175 pounds, Mack is the 82nd-ranked player in the nation in 2024, according to Rivals. He is the 7th highest scorer in the country and the 3rd player from Louisiana.