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Lamont Wade

Lamont Wade      DB | 5-9 | 190
247 ★★★★   ESPN ★★★★   Rivals ★★★★★   Scout ★★★★★

Selected Penn State over Alabama, Auburn, Boston College, Duke, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi State, Nebraska, North Carolina, Northwestern, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Pitt, Temple, Tennessee, Virginia Tech, UCLA, West Virginia, Wisconsin

"Lamont is one of the hardest working kids we've had at Clairton, a great competitor. He plays every down like it's his last."

High School: A four-time letterwinner for head coach Wayne Wade at the Clairton High School...Two-time team captain...Led the Bears to the Pennsylvania State Championship game with a 14-1 record as a senior...Returned interceptions for touchdowns in three consecutive playoff games to lead the Bears to the 2016 WPIAL Championship...Guided Clairton to three consecutive WPIAL titles...Posted a 51-5 record in four seasons in high school...Participated in the 2017 Under Armour All-American game...Was selected as a captain of Team Armour...Invited to the 2017 Army All-American game...Participated in The Opening...Named 2016 Gatorade Player of the Year in Pennsylvania...Is a finalist for Pennsylvania's 2016 Mr. Football Class 1A-3A...Selected as the 2016 Pennsylvania Sports Writers Class A Player of the Year...Named Pittsburgh Post-Gazette WPIAL Co-Player of the Year...Earned a spot on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Fabulous 22 team...Selected All-State first team for three consecutive seasons...Named USA Today All-State first team as a senior...Selected Pennsylvania Football News' Class 1A Offensive Player of the Year...Named to Pennsylvania Football News' Class 1A All-State first team on offense...Was a three-time All-Region first team choice his final three years and was a second team selection as a freshman...Ran for 2,368 yards and 40 touchdowns as a running back and grabbed four interceptions as a cornerback in his senior season...Was tied for eighth in the state in scoring with 192 points as a senior...Finished his career with 7,079 rushing yards, which is third in WPIAL history, and a WPIAL-record 117 career touchdowns...Had 14 career interceptions...Rated a five-star prospect by Rivals and Scout and four-star prospect by 247Sports and ESPN...Ranked No. 11 in the country by Rivals...Rated as the No. 1 cornerback in the 2017 recruiting class, as well as the No. 1 prospect in Pennsylvania by Rivals...Ranked No. 17 overall, No. 3 cornerback and No. 1 in Pennsylvania in the 2017 class by Scout...Ranked No. 85 overall, No. 11 at cornerback and No. 3 in Pennsylvania by 247Sports...Ranked 112th among the ESPN300...Rated as the fourth-ranked player in Pennsylvania, 12th-ranked prospect in the region and 10th-ranked cornerback by ESPN...Multi-sport athlete, participating in basketball, baseball and track and field for two seasons apiece...Was the 2016 WPIAL long jump champion...Helped the Bears to the Eastern A Championship in basketball in 2016.

Personal: Full name is Lamont Carlton Wade...Son of Joy and Carlton Wade Sr...Has one older brother, Carlton Wade Jr., and one younger sister, Iyanna...Cousin, Courtney Fisher, attends Penn State...Hobbies include playing and listening to music...Born January 14, 1999 in Clairton, Pennsylvania.

2017 Signing Day Central