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Jacksonville Sharks Sign Offensive Lineman Dante Moses; Wade

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JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Sharks of the National Arena League announced that they signed offensive lineman Dante Moses.

Moses enters his third season in arena football and his first year with the Jacksonville Sharks. Moses spent 2016 with the Indoor Football League’s Colorado Crush.  After spending a season with the Crush as a offensive lineman, Moses signed with the So Cal Coyotes following the 2016 IFL season helping the 7-0 Coyotes to an undefeated season. Prior to 2016, Moses signed with the Las Vegas Outlaws of the Arena Football League for his rookie season of arena football.

Moses finished his college career at Adams State University, a division II school in Alamosa, Colorado. As a senior, he played in all 12 games for Adams State’s offensive line, helping the Grizzlies offense to a 2,129 rushing yard season.

During his junior year he played in 10 games for the Grizzlies helping them to their best statistical season in program history, averaging 30.5 points per game with over 4,581 in total yards, 2,602 yards passing and 1,979 in rushing. Moses started his college career at Pasadena City College where he earned All-Conference honors before transferring to Adams State.

The 315 pound lineman is a native of Houston, Texas where he attended Jack Yates high school. During his high school career he was an All-Conference and All-Region offensive lineman.

Jacksonville Signs Wade from Tryout Camp

 The Jacksonville Sharks announced today that wide receiver Marquel Wade has been signed to the roster for the 2017 season following the Shark’s 2017 open tryouts.

Wade enters his second year in arena football and first season with the Sharks. In 2016, he spent his rookie year with the Nebraska Danger of the IFL where he played in 11 games, racking up 309 receiving yards and four touchdowns. Wade also served as Nebraska’s kick returner notching eight kick returns for 132 yards. During his rookie year Wade became a popular target on the Danger’s offense helping the team to a Intense Conference Wild Card victory and a Conference Championship appearance.

Prior to his professional career, Wade attended the University of Arkansas where he played one season with the Razorbacks in 2011. As a freshman, he played in 10 games where he caught 8 receptions for 62 yards. Wade also excelled on special teams returning 12 punts for 99 yards and 14 kicks for 358 yards and one touchdown. That year, he made the All-SEC Freshman team on special teams.

Wade is a native of Jacksonville, FL where he attended Andrew Jackson High School. During his time at Andrew Jackson he recorded 53 receptions for 769 yards for nine touchdowns his senior year. As a punt returner he returned eight punts touchdowns during his junior and senior year. He was rated the No. 48 athlete in the nation by Rivals.com and No. 91 wide receiver nationally. He played both basketball and football for Andrew Jackson and was recruited by Ole Miss, South Carolina, and Miami before he committing to Arkansas.

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