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Shaun Wade

CB

Player profile

  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 194
  • Hometown Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Last School Trinity Christian Academy
  • Year Rs.-Sophomore

Ohio State Overview: Wade made the most of his playing time as a redshirt freshman in 2018, playing in all 14 games and compiling 31 total tackles while leading the team with three interceptions … added seven pass breakups, a forced fumble and blocked punt (vs. TCU) … Wade’s interceptions came vs. Rutgers, Michigan State and in the Big Ten championship game vs. Northwestern … had a career-high five tackles – four solo – vs. TCU … his true freshman season was cut short due to injury … 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.

Notable Note: This past summer, Wade was one of five players who had an externship at the WWE Headquarters in Orlando, Fla. to learn about the ins and outs of the professional wrestling business.

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.