Ohio State Overview: Shaun Wade is a gifted football player who is coming off a red-shirt season in 2017 because of injury … he is vying for playing time at cornerback in this, his second season with the program and with freshman eligibility … Wade was one of nine graduated high school seniors from the 2017 recruiting class to enroll and start classes at Ohio State in January 2017 … he is majoring in sport industry.
More on Shaun: Wade was a 5-star prospect (ESPN, Rivals, 247Sports) who was honored with two national awards as a senior while starring for a Trinity Christian Academy team that has won four consecutive state championships … he was named the 2017 Lockheed Martin defensive back of the year, an award that was presented at the U.S. Army All-American bowl, and he was named the American Family Insurance All-USA defensive player of the year … considered one of the Top 25 players nationally with overall rankings of No. 6 by ESPN, No. 17 by 247Sports and No. 24 by Rivals … had a consensus Top 5 cornerback rating with a No. 1 position from ESPN, No. 2 by 247Sports and No. 3 by Rivals … finished the 2016 season with 63 tackles, seven interceptions, including two returned for touchdowns, and nine pass break-ups for coach Verlon Dorminey … named a U.S. Army All-American … had 35 tackles, two interceptions and 11 pass break-ups in 2015 … two-time Florida Class 3A all-state honoree and considered one of the Top 5 players in the state … is the son of Gwen and Randy Wade.