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80 - Wade Plemons
Wade Plemons
Born: Oct. 22, 1992
Height: 6-3
Weight: 185
Year: RS-Fr.
Hometown: Loudon, Tenn.
High School: Loudon
Position: WR
Major: Journalism

An elusive and crafty running quarterback, Wade opted to become a Golden Eagle following a successful career at Loudon High School...joined the team as a walk-on and will work out as a wide receiver in his rookie season...excellent speed.

AT TECH (In 2011): Proved to be a valuable offensive body in workouts for the 2011 championship team...Saw the field once against Maryville College but didn't put up any stats.

HIGH SCHOOL: Wade was a four-year, two-way starter for coach Jeff Harig at Loudon High SChool, helping the Redskins to a 9-3 record as a senior and the second round of the TSSAA playoffs...started at quarterback and safety...three-time all-district and all-region selection...voted to the TSWA All-State team as a senior...in his final campaign he rushed for 1,500 yards and 20 touchdowns, and finished his career with more than 4,500 rushing yards and 40 touchdowns...career on defense netted five pass interceptions...also ran track in his senior year, setting school records in the 100m and 200m.

PERSONAL: The son of Arnold Plemons and Kimberly Borneby...full name is Taylor Wade Plemons...birthdate is October 22, 1992...majoring in journalism.