2011 All-Pac-12 Second Team (Coaches)...registered 52 tackles on the season to go with two interceptions and a team-high 13 pass break ups. A second team all-conference selection in 2009, Wade finished his Wildcat career with 12 interceptions, tied for fourth-most nationally among active players, and good enough for a share of 10th place on the school's all-time charts. The native of Round Rock, Texas, broke up 28 passes in his four seasons, which ranks tied for eighth-most in program history.
Two-year starter and 38-game veteran... Hampered by left thigh bruise... 11 starts in 2010 in 12 games played, finishing with 47 tackles, an interception and three passes defended... Returned the pick 85 yards for a key score against Iowa... 20 career PBUs are within seven of UA all-time Top 10, interceptions are within two.
Second-team All-Pac-10 honors in 2009 with a breakout performance... Led the team and was 32nd nationally in interceptions per game (5, .38) and 28th in passes defended (14)... Had two picks against NAU and one each at Iowa, at Oregon State and at USC... Team honors for defensive player of the week against NAU and Iowa... Took one back 38 yards for a score against the Hawkeyes... Takeaway at USC set up UA's first score against Trojans... Career-high 11 tackles against Stanford... Had 10 hits at Oregon State... Broke up three passes at Iowa... 26 games played with 13 starts... First-team all-league by Phil Steele publications.
Tied for sixth in the Pac-10 with four interceptions in 2008, all accomplished as a reserve... Had two picks in the opener, returning them for 69 yards combined... Also intercepted passes in victories against California and WSU... Broke up three passes including one in bowl game... Season-high three tackles in Washington game to earn coaches' special teams player of the week honor ... Six hits on kickoff coverage,
Stony Point High School, Round Rock, Texas, 2007... First-team Texas All-District 14-5A honors as a defensive back and doubled as All-Purpose on offense in 2006... Repeated after earning first-team DB honors as a junior for District 15-5A... Gained 1,500 yards throwing, running and receiving, and had 23 tackles as a safety... All-district basketball star as point guard for Timberwolves... Played in Toros Central Texas All-Star basketball game in spring... Also played quarterback, running back and receiver at Stony Point... Likely to open Arizona career as a cornerback... Threw 54 passes, completing 21 for for 345 yards and four touchdowns... College Station Nike Camp participant.
Son of Charles and LaVera Wade of Round Rock... Related to former ASU and MLB baseball player Hubie Brooks... Brother, Rafael Gary, is an entertainer, brother Charles Wade was student at LSU... Sister Annie Wade graduated from Southern University... Served as mentor in high school, and with Special Olympics... Date of birth Aug. 1, 1989 in Austin, Texas.
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