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Offensive Line
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 300
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Clio, S.C.
High School: Marlboro County
Major: Criminal Justice


Has established himself as one of the best centers in the MEAC … Also has shown great leadership as a student-athlete on N.C. A&T’s campus … Serves as a key leader on the Aggies offensive line with all of his responsibilities as a center … Earned second-team All-MEAC honors as a junior … Has a reputation of being  a big aggressive offensive lineman who has helped the Aggies have the No. 1 rushing attack in the MEAC for three straight years … Aggies had to battle S.C. State and Newberry to sign him …Ranked as one of the best linemen in the state of South Carolina…Does a good job of making calls and decisions at the line of scrimmage … Missed the 2014 season and the 2015 spring practice because of injury … Has overcome those injuries to make 22 straight starts … In his career, Mack has played in 27 games with 24 starts.

2016 Season: Started all 12 games … Earned offensive lineman of the week on Oct. 10 after running back Tarik Cohen became the MEAC’s all-time leading rusher by rushing for 200 yards and a touchdown including the 62-yard TD run he broke the record on … Was in on 748 gradable plays with 35 total knockdowns and an average grade of 84 percent. He graded out at higher than 90 percent twice … Offensively, the Aggies had the No. 1 total offense, rushing offense and third rated passing offense in the conference … A&T also allowed the fewest sacks, had running back Tarik Cohen break the school’s single-season rushing record (1,583).

 2015 Season: Played in 12 games with 11 starts … Started one game at the left guard position (Shaw, Sept. 5) … Made 10 straight starts to close the season … Had a tough, physical and impressive performance against Bethune-Cookman on Oct. 24 … Helped the Aggies win the inaugural Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl on Dec. 19 with a strong performance.

2014 Season: He accepted a redshirt season due to injury. 

2013 Season: Played three games with one start...Made the start at center in place of the injured Ronald Canty at Delaware State on Oct. 18...Played the entire second half in a 59-12 win over the University of Virginia Lynchburg on Nov. 2...Also played well against Savannah State in a 41-14 win at Aggie Stadium on Nov. 16. 

 High School: Led the way for an offense that averaged 165.8 yards rushing per game and 185.4 yards passing per game…Ranked among the top 100 prospects out of South Carolina...Marlboro’s offense also averaged 30.8 points per game…Led the Bulldogs to an 8-4 record as a senior…Was a two-year starter at tackle for the Bulldogs and a two-time All-Region selection on offense…Also played defense where he made 12 tackles...Earned All-Region VI honors as a junior and a senior...Graduated with a 3.8 grade point average. 

Personal: Full name is Darriel A. Mack...He is the son of James Mack and Tabatha McFall...Was born on Dec. 21, 1994...Majors in criminal justice. 

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