|Hometown:||Fort Lauderdale, Fla.|
|High School:||Plantation HS|
Prior to Southern - As a senior, Slade tallied 107 tackles, while adding two interceptions, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries for Plantation High School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. ... He was named the team's Most Outstanding Linebacker ... He was a second-team All-Broward County pick, as well as a second-team All-Miami Herald section.