San Marcos will retire Alex Mack’s San Marcos Royals football jersey number 65 during halftime of the San Marcos-Dos Pueblos football game to honor his achievements during his high school, college, and professional football career. 

This event will occur during halftime on Friday, October 13, 2023. Kickoff is 7:00 p.m. Public tickets can be purchased on GoFan. 

Media can show their credentials to enter the stadium at the main entrance and for field access. 

Former Coaches and teammates of Alex Mack are welcome to come to the track at halftime for the ceremony. 

“We are so proud of Alex and look forward to celebrating his legacy on Friday Night,” San Marcos Principal Dare Holdren said. “Not only was he one of the best athletes ever to come through San Marcos, but he was an excellent student and even better person. We congratulate him on this unprecedented honor.”

“Alex was an amazing student-athlete at San Marcos and it was a joy to follow his college and professional career. We are proud to bestow this honor, ” San Marcos Athletic Director Aaron Solis said

Alex Mack is one of the most accomplished athletes in San Marcos history. Some of his accomplishments include: 

San Marcos High School – Class of 2004

  • 3-time All-Channel League
  • 2003 San Marcos Football MVP
  • 2003 Channel League Defensive Co-MVP
  • 3-time All-County
  • 2-time All-CIF
  • 2003 and 2004 CIF-SS Wrestling Champion
  • 2004 CIF-SS Masters Meet MVP
  • 2004 CIF State 2nd place.

College: California Golden Bears

  • 2-time PAC 10 Morris Trophy
  • 2-time Rimington Trophy finalist
  • 3-time PAC 10 First Team
  • 2-time All-American First Team
  • 2008 Cal Offensive Co- MVP
  • 2008 PAC-10 Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • 2008 Draddy Trophy: nation’s top scholar-athlete

NFL:  2009-2016 Cleveland Browns, 2016-2021 Atlanta Falcons, 2021-2022 San Francisco 49ers

  • 2009 1st-round draft selection
  • 2009 All-Rookie Team
  • 7-time Pro Bowl selection
  • 3-time 2nd Team All-Pro,
  • 2010’s All-Decade Team
  • Super Bowl LII Participant