Wade Wilson

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Full Name Wade Wilson
Age 61 Years Old
Nick Name Wilson
Gender Male
Famous As Coach
Birth Date February 1st, 1959
Birth Place Greenville, Texas

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An American football coach and previously a quarterback who played for the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints, Dallas Cowboys and the Oakland Raiders in a seventeen-year career from 1981 to 1998 in the National Football League (NFL) is named as Charles Wade Wilson. He is famously named as Wade Wilson. He was quarterbacks coach for the Dallas Cowboys from 2000 to 2002 and from 2007 to 2017 and the Chicago Bears from 2004 to 2006. He left this world on 1st February 2019 on his 60th birthday.

Former Vikings QB Wade Wilson dies at 60

Former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Wade Wilson, who played 11 seasons for the franchise, died Friday at his home in Coppell, Texas at the age of 60. He played for five different teams over his 19-year career, but none more than the Vikings. He was drafted in the eighth round back when there were that many and in 1981 by the Vikings. He played sparingly in his rookie season as a backup to Tommy Kramer. In that season, he threw only 13 passes, completing six, but he remained alongside Kramer for much of their careers with the Vikings in the 1980s. 

When Wade Wilson Died? What was the Cause of Death of Wade Wilson?

Wade Wilson died on 1st February 2019 at the age of 60 in Coppell, Texas at his home. 

Early Life, Family, Birthday, Education, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Wikipedia, Bio of Wade Wilson

On 1st February 1959, Wade Wilson was born in Greenville, Texas. His nationality is American. His ethnicity is white. His religion is Christian. His birth sign is Aquarius. His other early life background such as family, siblings details and more will be updated soon. 

Regarding his education, he attended Commerce (TX) High School and later attended East Texas State College. 

Height, Weight and Other Body Measurement

Wade was a very handsome player with a charming smile on his face. He has a tall height of 1.91 m or 6 ft 3 in. His body weight consists of 210 lbs or 95 Kg. His other body measurement such as dress size, bicep size and more will be updated soon. Overall, he has a balanced weight with a healthy body.

How Wade Wilson Began His Career?

  • As a senior, Wade led the Tigers to a 10-win season and a district championship during his Senior season. 
  • In the year 1977, he made his freshman year where he backed up Lions All-American Quarterback Terry Skinner. 
  • He was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the eighth round (210th overall) of the 1981 NFL Draft.
  • He had a Pro Bowl season, completing 204 of 332 for 2,746 yards, 15 touchdowns and 9 interceptions in the year 1998. 
  • He shared the quarterback starting position with Rich Gannon in the year 1990 and 1991. 
  • He finished his Vikings career completing 1,391 passes on 2,428 attempts for 17,283 yards, 99 touchdowns and 102 interceptions.
  • Later, he was signed as a free agent by the Atlanta Falcons on 13th July 1992. 
  • He then signed with the New Orleans Saints, who proceeded to cut former starter Bobby Hebert on 12th April 1993. 
  • He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys to be the backup quarterback to Troy Aikman on 22nd May 1995. 
  • He signed with the Oakland Raiders to be the third-string quarterback, although he was later named the backup and even started 3 games in place of Jeff George during the season on 6th July 1998. 
  • In the year 2000, he retired at the age of 40. 

How was Wade Wilson's Coaching Career?

  • Wade was the Dallas Cowboys quarterback coach from 2000-2002 and later he became the Chicago Bears quarterback coach from 2004 until 2006.
  • He was suspended five games and fined $100,000 for purchasing and using performance-enhancing drugs on 1st September 2007. 

Marital Status, Affairs, Children's, Sexual Orientation

Wade is a married person but his present marital status is divorced. Talking about his children, he has four children named Travis Wade, Hayden, and twins Coleton and Sophie. His sexual orientation was straight. The information regarding his wife will be updated soon as he has not mentioned about his wife in the media. 

Net Worth, Salary and Source of Income

The net worth of Wade Wilson is under review and will be updated soon. The salary of this famous NFL player is between $400,000 and $600,000 per year. His major source of income was from his football career.