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Wallace Wade
Class 1955
Head Coach

      Wallace Wads was described as a "perfectionist who refused to accept mediocrity." He achieved remarkable success at Alabama and Duke through cool, calculated planning and hard work. Wade coached Alabama for seven season from 1923 to 1930 compiling a 61-13-3 mark. Wade won three National Championships while at the Capstone and took three teams to the Rose Bowl. Moines earned from the 1926 and 1927 Rose Bowl games were used by the University to finance the construction of Denny Stadium. Wade was the first man to both play and coach in the Rose Bowl. He was a member of Brown's 1916 Rose Bowl team.

This plaque was erected by the
A-Club in 1930 to honor Wallace Wade and the 1926 and 1927 Rose Bowl teams. It is located outside the A-Club entrance on  Bryant-Denny Stadium