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5-Star Ohio State CB Commit Shaun Wade Named USA TODAY Defensive Player Of The Year

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COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 24: The Ohio State Marching Band performs the Script Ohio before the game against the Michigan Wolverines at Ohio Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Five-star Ohio State cornerback commit Shaun Wade earned a major accolade Wednesday morning.

Wade was named the American Family Insurance All-USA Defensive Player of the Year by USA TODAY Sports.

Wade led Jacksonville (Fla.) Trinity Christian to a fourth-straight state title, compiling 63 tackles and seven interceptions. For good measure, he tallied nearly 700 all-purpose yards and six touchdown catches.

He's one of several five-stars in Ohio State's No. 2 ranked recruiting class.