Prior to the 2005 NFL Draft, Wake worked out at Penn State's Pro Day and ran a 4.55-second 40-yard dash.
New York GiantsEdit
Following his college career, Wake joined the New York Giants in April 2005 but was released in June.-
At the end of the 2008 CFL season, Wake drew interest from several NFL teams, including the Miami Dolphins, St. Louis Rams, New Orleans Saints, Buffalo Bills and Minnesota Vikings. He worked out for the Dolphins on January 15, 2009.
After receiving interest from 17 total NFL teams and working out for eight, Wake signed with the Dolphins on January 18, 2009. The four-year deal included a $1 million signing bonus and could be worth up
to $4.9 million. Wake was also named to The Sporting News 2011 All-Pro Team and AP's Second All-Pro team.