Did You Know Sonny Wade Is on A Postage Stamp?

by Billy Chandler

Most people know that Sonny was a football star at Emory & Henry, but not everyone knows the rest of the story.

After his time as a college player, he was recruited by the NFL and the CFL to play professional football and landed with the Montreal Alouettes. He led the team to three national championships and won three Grey Cup MVP awards. His outstanding performance as a member of the team even landed his likeness on a postage stamp in Canada. 

The Cardinal News recently featured him and his storied career. Read more...

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