|WADE'S PERSONAL FILE|
Full Name: Jonathan Charles Wade
Born: March 27, 1984
Coach at Evangel Christian High School: Dennis Dunn
CAREER GAMES/STARTS - 38/15
2005 - Games/Starts: 11/7 ... Entered 2005 as second on depth chart but eventually broke into starting lineup at left cornerback ... Played well against LSU in return to home state, totaling four tackles and recovering key fumble ... Earned first start of 2005 when UT hosted Mississippi and returned first career interception 19 yards for TD ... Made five tackles vs. Georgia and also intercepted pass, returning it 34 yards to 1-yard line ... Totaled six tackles at Alabama ... Logged five tackles and broke up two passes versus South Carolina ... Had four stops at Notre Dame and three against Memphis ... Had two tackles and one PBU at Kentucky.
2004 - Games/Starts: 13/5 ... Made two tackles vs. UNLV in first game as defensive back (played wide receiver as freshman) ... Started first game on defense when Vols hosted Florida, making six tackles and logging one PBU ... Made five tackles vs. Kentucky ... Also had five stops and forced one fumble vs. Auburn in SEC Championship Game.
2003 - Games/Starts: 2/0 ... Redshirted after injuring left shoulder vs. Marshall ... Appeared on offense and defense in both games played ... Had one catch for five yards and one rush for minus-10 yards ... Underwent surgery Sept. 22.
2002 - Games/Starts: 12/3 ... Appeared in every game after season opener ... True freshman had eight catches for 84 yards and rushed nine times for 82 yards ... Caught pair of passes in three separate games, including season long of 32 against Alabama ... Long rush of season went for 21 yards against Alabama.
TRACK AND FIELD - Member of two of three fastest 4x100M relay teams in UT history ... 2005 indoor and outdoor All-America ... Indoor honor came via eighth-place showing in NCAA 60M ... Outdoor 4x100M relay placed third at NCAAs with time of 38.83 -- third best in school history ... Also third in SEC indoor 60M ... Qualified for 2004 NCAA outdoor championships in two events -- 200M dash and 4x100M relay ... Squad's top 200M sprinter in 2004 with season-best 20.79 ... Clocked his best 100M time of 2004, wind-aided 10.35, at NCAA Mideast Regional ... Sprinted to squad's best 55M time of 7.36 at Tennessee Invitational ... Anchored Tennessee's 2003 SEC champion and NCAA outdoor runner-up 4x100M relay, the latter to a 38.72 in NCAA finals -- second-fastest time in Vol history ... Notched regional qualifiers in both of outdoor short sprints, topping out at 10.39 in 100M and 20.79 in 200M ... Named team's 2003 Most Valuable Freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL - Preseason All-America by Tom Lemming and SuperPrep ... Class 5A All-State performer as senior ... Recorded 24 tackles, 30 PBUs and three interceptions as senior defensive back ... Teams went 54-3 in his career, including three Class 5A state titles and 1999 national crown ... Three-year starter at cornerback and two-year starter at wide receiver ... Best game as defensive back was against Holy Cross, with seven PBUs in holding one of state's top receivers without catch ... Also accomplished track and field athlete ... Won 200M with time of 20.95 at 2001 World Youth Championships ... Also won 2001 state 100M and 200M titles ... Set state record in 200M (21.03) and his best 100M time was 10.15 ... Louisiana 2001 Gatorade Track and Field Athlete of the Year ... All-State MVP in track his junior season by The Shreveport Times ... Principal's List in 2001 and was honor roll student.