Winfred R. Mack, Jr.
Winfred R. Mack, Jr.
Organization: Football

Enshrined into the WSSU C.E. "Big House" Gaines Athletic Hall of Fame for football he is presently a Survey Evaluation Analyst for Civil Support (Weapons of Mass Destruction). In 1976 Mack entered WSSU on a football scholarship under Coach Bill Hayes and started eight out of 10 games, playing defensive end. In 1977 he was a key participant in winning the CIAA Football Championship earning him the nickname of “Mack Truck” because of his ferocious hitting style. In 1978 he was once again a key participant in winning the 1978 CIAA Football Championship and was recognized by Jet magazine as “Defensive Player of the Week.” In 1979 Mack was Defensive Team Captain and was selected to the All-CIAA First-Team Defense in addition to being selected Defensive “Most Valuable Player” Award during the Rams’ homecoming game after leading the team in tackles. In 1980 Mack played intramural basketball with the WSSU ROTC, and continued to do so for three years en route to an appearance in the NCAA II play-offs.