Bill Wade was an American football quarterback who played professionally in the NFL. He is considered one of the greatest athletes in Nashville and Vanderbilt University history. Wade is a member of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. He is best known for being the starting quarterback on the Chicago Bears‘ 1963 NFL championship team. Bill Wade has hand signed this 4×5.5 Photo with 10-3-82 To John Best Wishes Romans and Bears & Rams inscriptions . BAS/Beckett Encapsulated #00012556847.