Wade Wilson

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Birthday
1, 1959
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Feb 1, 2019 (60)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
1, 1959
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Feb 1, 2019 (60)

About

Football coach and former player who has served as the quarterbacks coach for the Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys. As a player, he was named to the 1988 Pro Bowl as the quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings and won Super Bowl XXX as a backup to Troy Aikman on the Dallas Cowboys.

Before Fame

He won a district championship as a quarterback and punter at Commerce High School. He later attended Texas A&M University-Commerce, then called East Texas State University.

Trivia

In September 2007, he was fined $100,000 and suspended for five games by the NFL for buying and using performance-enhancing drugs.

Family Life

He had children named Travis, Hayden, and twins: Coleton and Sophie. 

Associated With

He played under longtime Vikings head coach Bud Grant in Minnesota.