Jesse “Sonny” Wade

Bio

Full name: Jesse Wade

Nickname: Sonny

Born April 1, 1947 in Martinsville, VA (73 years old)

Last Season (1978) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 3″
  • Position: QB
  • Jersey: #14
Amateur Programs
  • Emory and Henry
10 Season Career with MTL

Active years: 1969–1978

123 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 118 regular season games
  • 5 Grey Cup appearances (3 championship wins)
  • 1969 Team Nominee (MTL) Most Outstanding Player
  • 1970 Winner (MTL) Grey Cup Most Valuable Player
  • 1974 Winner (MTL) Grey Cup Most Valuable Offensive Player
  • 1977 Winner (MTL) Grey Cup Most Valuable Offensive Player
Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
10 seasons
(Rank: T464th,
95th percentile,
10 CFL seasons)
1 team 118
(Rank: T794th,
92nd percentile,
118 CFL games)
0 5
1969 MTL 14 14 -- 0
1970 MTL 14 14 -- 1
1971 MTL 14 14 -- 0
1972 MTL 14 13 -- 0
1973 MTL 14 1 -- 0
1974 MTL 14 13 -- 1
1975 MTL 14 16 -- 1
1976 MTL 14 16 -- 0
1977 MTL 14 13 -- 1
1978 MTL 14 4 -- 1