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Lamont Wade
Lamont  Wade

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Clairton, Pa.

High School:
Clairton

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 196

Position:
CB

Experience:
FR

H.S. Coach:
Wayne Wade

Major:
Division of Undergraduate Studies


11/11/2017

No. 14 FB Holds Back Rutgers, 35-6

Penn State scores 35 points unanswered to extend home winning streak

09/30/2017

Penn State-Indiana Postgame Notes

Penn State beats Indiana, 45-14, to improve to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in the Big Ten

02/01/2017

Franklin and Penn State Football Inks Top 15 Class

Nittany Lions' class has the highest average star ranking since 2010

2017 True Freshman Season

Season: Appeared in 10 games...Made collegiate debut vs. Akron (9/2)...One of 24 student-athletes to make their collegiate debut in 2017...One of 17 freshmen (14 redshirt, 3 true) to appear in 2017...Forced his first career fumble on a kickoff return vs. Rutgers (11/11).

Akron (9/2): Logged his first career tackle on special teams...One of 10 Penn Staters to register their first career tackles in the game. Pittsburgh (9/9): Made two stops. Georgia State (9/16): Posted a career-high five tackles, including four solo...Made four stops on defense and one on kickoff coverage. Indiana (9/30): Notched two tackles, including one on kickoff coverage...Added his first career pass breakup. Michigan (10/21): Had four tackles...Added one pass breakup. at Ohio State (10/28): Made one tackle on kickoff coverage. at Michigan State (11/4): Totaled two tackles, including one on kickoff coverage. Rutgers (11/11): Forced his first career fumble on the opening kickoff of the second half, which was recovered by Garrett Taylor...Added four tackles, including one on kickoff coverage...Forced Penn State's lone turnover, making it 11-straight games, which was the longest streak since a 29-game stretch from 2007-09. Nebraska (11/18): Totaled a career-high-tying five tackles.

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.

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