No. 2 in-state prospect Lyndell 'Mack' Wilson recaps Alabama official visit, getting Nick Saban to dab

Lyndell 'Mack' Wilson has long been a priority for Alabama and he took his final trip to Tuscaloosa over the weekend ahead of his national signing day decision.

Lyndell Wilson went viral over the weekend.

Well, he did with the help of Nick Saban and the dab seen across the internet on Sunday before wrapping up his official visit to Tuscaloosa.

"With coach Saban dabbing, I asked and he just did it for me. That was the first time ever," he said with a laugh. "I was just hoping he would.

"It was crazy, I knew it was going to blow up, but not like it did. It was on everything."

The No. 2 overall prospect in the Yellowhammer State says the Alabama Crimson Tide coach has debunked the perception of his business-first attitude with him throughout his recruitment.

"He's a cool guy, you just have to talk to him," Wilson said. "People who don't know him see him as a business guy, but I think if you get to know him and talk to him more, he just opens up more."

Saban's new defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt, who is likely to coach linebackers as well, also got to sit down with one of the program's top targets. 

"It was a great weekend overall just got the chance to sit down and go over things with the coaches and even with coach Pruitt, to build that relationship," he said. "But the best part was when we were at coach Saban's house Sunday, eating breakfast and riding golf carts."

Wilson heard a bevvy of recruiting pitches throughout his 48 hours in town, including one where he should pair with the top prospect in-state Ben Davis. UA coaches joined in on that one.

"It wouldn't be bad to stay on and put on for your state," he said. "But it's the same top three, I'm just enjoying everything and waiting until signing day. It's still Florida, 'Bama, Georgia."

The Kirby Smart-led Bulldogs hosted him for an official visit last weekend and he'll be in Gainesville for his final trip this coming weekend. His mother will be along for the ride. 

[Related: Wilson says UF No. 1 following 'Bama official visit]

"She's very important because she's the person I talk to more about recruiting," Wilson said. "She just helps me and is always there when I need her."

Former five-star and host Da'Shawn Hand was assigned similar tasks with Wilson this past weekend at Alabama, though players and prospects around him turned some of his time into a recruiting pitch.

"He (Hand) was a person to ask questions and make sure I enjoy myself," he said. "He wasn't really trying to recruit me. Raekwon Davis and a few guys that were committed were trying to persuade me. It's the same things others say, but it impacts me."

Wilson anticipates making a national signing day decision.  

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