Jesse “Sonny” Wade

Bio

Full name: Jesse Wade

Nickname: Sonny

Born: April 1, 1947 in Martinsville, VA (75 years old)

Last Season (1978) Vitals:
  • Height: 6′ 3″
  • Weight: 210 lbs
  • Position: QB
  • Jersey: #14
Amateur Programs
  • Emory and Henry
  • Martinsville HS (Martinsville, VA)
10 Season Career

Active years: 1969–1978
Active teams (1):

  • MTL 1969–1978

123 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 118 regular season games
  • 5 Grey Cup appearances (3 championship wins)
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
10 seasons
(Rank: T475th,
95th percentile,
10 CFL seasons)
1 team 118
(Rank: T806th,
92nd percentile,
118 CFL games)
0 5
1969 MTL QB 14 14 -- 0
1970 MTL QB 14 14 -- 1
1971 MTL QB 14 14 -- 0
1972 MTL QB 14 13 -- 0
1973 MTL QB 14 1 -- 0
1974 MTL QB 14 13 -- 1
1975 MTL QB 14 16 -- 1
1976 MTL QB 14 16 -- 0
1977 MTL QB 14 13 -- 1
1978 MTL QB 14 4 -- 1
Jesse “Sonny” Wade Records Held and Approached

CategoryRankValueTeamSeasonGameLeague Record Held Span OR
Regular Season
Longest Pass – Play T15th 105 yards (TD) MTL 1977 MTL 16 @ OTT 11
  • 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