Biography: Three-year starter awarded all-conference honors as a senior and sophomore. Totals last year included 52 tackles/2 interceptions/13 pass breakups after he had 47/1/3 the previous year. Sophomore numbers included 71 tackles and five interceptions.
Positives: Tough, instinctive cornerback who is best facing the action. Displays good awareness on the field, stays with assignments and is quick up the field to help defend screen passes or run plays. Can flip his hips in transition and quickly locate the pass in the air.
Negatives: Lacks overall quickness and speed. Constantly chasing receivers downfield. Slow getting his head back around and does a lot of face guarding.
Analysis: Wade was productive on the college level and offers skills in an NFL zone system. Best facing the action, Wade would do well as a nickel or dime back in a zone system.
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