Updated: January 10, 2014
2013: Sat out the year per NCAA rules after transferring from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute … Year served as his redshirt season … Posted a 305-pound bench press and a 275-pound push jerk in fall scout team max testing.
RPI: Played in eight games as a sophomore … Recorded 45 tackles, including 21 unassisted … Had a team-high 9.5 tackles for a loss and 6.5 sacks … Named the team’s Defensive Player of the Week (9/22) … An All-Liberty League Defensive Second-team selection … Played nine games as a freshman … Had 25 tackles, including 13 unassisted … Posted 5.0 tackles for loss … Recorded half a sack and a quarterback hurry … Won the ream’s Rookie of the Year Award.
High School: Played four years of football for Coach Erik Roadcap at Tamarac High … A three-year starter (defensive end, tackle) and two-year captain … Named all-conference first-team defensive end and offensive line in 2010 … Named to The Times Union All-Area offensive line … Named to The Troy Record All-Area squad … A scholar-athlete … Named second-team all-conference in 2009 … A two-year basketball starter and captain … Named to the Rensselaer Tip-Off Tournament All-Tournament Team … Won the Leadership Award for physical education, athletics and academics.
Personal: Wade Edward Hansen … Born 9/8/93 in Loudonville, NY … Son of Craig and Pauline Hansen ... Has a younger sister, Hailey … Majoring in history.