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Lyndell "Mack" Wilson (born February 14, 1998) is an American football linebacker for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama.

Mack Wilson
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Wilson in 2019
No. 51 – Cleveland Browns
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1998-02-14) February 14, 1998 (age 21)
Montgomery, Alabama
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school:Carver (Montgomery, Alabama)
College:Alabama
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 5 / Pick: 155
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-SEC (2018)
  • USA Today High School All-American (2015)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 6, 2019
Total tackles:26
Sacks:0
Pass deflections:2
Interceptions:0
Forced fumbles:0
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Early yearsEdit

Wilson attended George Washington Carver High School in Montgomery, Alabama. A five star recruit, he committed to University of Alabama to play college football.[1][2]

College careerEdit

Wilson played in all 15 games as a true freshman at Alabama in 2016, recording eight tackles. As a sophomore in 2017, he played in 12 games with two starts and had 40 tackles and four interceptions and one touchdown.[3][4] As a junior in 2018, Wilson had 71 tackles, one sack, and two interceptions. After the season, Wilson decided to forego his senior year and enter the 2019 NFL Draft.[5][6]

College statisticsEdit

Alabama Crimson Tide
Year Class Position GP Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Solo Ast Total Loss Sack Int Yards Avg TD PD FR Yards TD FF
2016 Freshmen LB 8 5 3 8 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2017 Sophomore LB 11 21 19 40 2.5 0.0 4 39 9.8 1 2 0 0 0 0
2018 Junior LB 14 33 32 65 4.5 1.0 2 0 0.0 0 5 0 0 0 0

Professional careerEdit

Wilson was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the fifth round (155th overall) in the 2019 NFL Draft.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alabama recruiting: Five-star LB Mack Wilson heading to the Tide". CBSSports.com. Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  2. ^ "Alabama receives second five-star linebacker commit from Lyndell 'Mack' Wilson | NCAA Football". Sporting News. Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  3. ^ "Alabama's Mack Wilson needing to 'affect' teammates". Times Free Press. Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  4. ^ "Return of Mack Wilson strengthens Alabama defense". montgomeryadvertiser.com. Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  5. ^ "Deionte Thompson, Mack Wilson of Alabama Crimson Tide declare for draft". espn.com. Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  6. ^ "Mack Wilson is 7th Alabama player to enter draft". tuscaloosanews.com. Retrieved January 15, 2019.
  7. ^ "Cleveland Browns select Alabama LB Mack Wilson with No. 155 pick in 2019 NFL Draft". ClevelandBrowns.com. April 27, 2019.

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