Shaun Wade


Player profile

  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 195
  • Hometown Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Last School Trinity Christian Academy
  • Year Graduate

Shaun Wade was selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the fifth round of the 2021 NFL Draft with the No. 160th overall pick.

Ohio State Overview
• Graduated with his degree in sports industry
• 2020 Ohio State team captain
• Consensus All-American in 2020
• Ohio State’s first-ever Tatum-Woodson Big Ten Defensive Back of the Year award winner
• Two-time all-Big Ten honoree including first team in 2020
• Played in 35 career games and started 19 times for the Buckeyes
• Played all eight games in 2020 and was third on the team in tackles with 35 and led with six passes defended (2 INTs; 4 PBUs)
• Started all 14 games as a third-year sophomore in 2019 and totaled 26 tackles, four tackles-for-loss, one interception, two forced fumbles and eight pass breakups
• 91 career tackles including 5.0 tackles for loss and two quarterback sacks
• Recorded 25 total passes defense with 19 PBUs and six interceptions
• In the summer of 2019, 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

Honors & Awards
2020: Consensus All-American (AP, The Sporting News, AFCA, ESPN); Tatum-Woodson Big Ten Defensive Back of the Year; First-team all-Big Ten Conference
2019: Third-team All-Big Ten (media and coaches)

More on Shaun
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
• 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
• Finished the 2016 season with 63 tackles, seven interceptions, including two returned for touchdowns, and nine pass break-ups for coach Verlon Dorminey
• 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