Sonny Wade

Jesse Harold Wade
Born: April 1, 1947
Martinsville, VA
Position: QB
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 210
College: Emory & Henry
High School: Martinsville (VA)
Career: 1969-1978

Sonny Wade played from 1969 to 1978 during his career with the Montreal Alouettes. Wade threw for 15,014 yards in his career, completing 1,083 of 2,087 passes with 89 touchdowns and 169 interceptions. He also ran for 802 yards in 148 attempts with 7 rushing touchdowns.

Montreal Alouettes
Montreal Alouettes

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1969CFL Montreal Alouettes34816447.127197.8123.4308.668 49.5
1970CFL Montreal Alouettes32217052.824117.5144.3319.656 52.2
1971CFL Montreal Alouettes33815545.920906.282.4278.091 40.7
1972CFL Montreal Alouettes21911853.915377.094.12611.950 50.3
1973CFL Montreal Alouettes5360.0275.400.0240.010 35.0
1974CFL Montreal Alouettes643554.75518.657.857.875 77.0
1975CFL Montreal Alouettes19610352.614157.2126.1115.670 73.0
1976CFL Montreal Alouettes38220553.725046.6174.5277.162 59.5
1977CFL Montreal Alouettes1369166.912108.996.653.7105 101.7
1978CFL Montreal Alouettes773950.65507.133.956.564 60.0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1969CFL Montreal Alouettes311444.616 3
1970CFL Montreal Alouettes372205.928 3
1971CFL Montreal Alouettes201427.118 0
1972CFL Montreal Alouettes171046.119 1
1973CFL Montreal Alouettes199.00
1974CFL Montreal Alouettes22311.516 0
1975CFL Montreal Alouettes10141.418 0
1976CFL Montreal Alouettes201175.841 0
1977CFL Montreal Alouettes6132.20
1978CFL Montreal Alouettes4164.00
Totals1488025.441 7


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1970CFL Montreal Alouettes188.01
1972CFL Montreal Alouettes199.00
1974CFL Montreal Alouettes11616.016 0
1976CFL Montreal Alouettes188.00
Totals44110.216 1


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long PS
1969CFL Montreal Alouettes114472141.4879
1970CFL Montreal Alouettes102415740.8734
1971CFL Montreal Alouettes79307338.9641
1972CFL Montreal Alouettes86340239.6693
1973CFL Montreal Alouettes419849.5630
1974CFL Montreal Alouettes105417939.8800
1975CFL Montreal Alouettes124513941.4634
1976CFL Montreal Alouettes137584642.7632
1977CFL Montreal Alouettes95414143.6603
1978CFL Montreal Alouettes627445.7500

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1970CFL Montreal Alouettes12626.026 0
Totals12626.026 0

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1969CFL Montreal Alouettes3000927
1970CFL Montreal Alouettes310000428
1971CFL Montreal Alouettes000011
1972CFL Montreal Alouettes1000039
1975CFL Montreal Alouettes000044
1976CFL Montreal Alouettes0000022
1977CFL Montreal Alouettes000033

Playing Career:


1970 - CFL Grey Cup Most Valuable Player
1974 - CFL Grey Cup Most Valuable Player, Offence
1977 - CFL Grey Cup Most Valuable Player, Offence