2013-14 WSSU Football News

  • JAGUARS SIGN WSSU'S JEROME JUNIOR
    May 19, 2014
    JACKSONVILLE, FLA – The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed former WSSU safety, Jerome Junior, after the two-day rookie minicamp that ended this past weekend.
  • WSSU's Carlos Fields Officially Signs With Oakland Raiders
    May 16, 2014
    ALAMEDA, CA – Winston-Salem State University senior linebacker, Carlos Fields, has made it official as he has signed with the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent.
  • WSSU Athletics To Host NASCAR Drive For Diversity Combine For Second Straight Year
    April 22, 2014
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - The NASCAR Drive for Diversity Crew Member Development program in association with the Winston-Salem State University Department of Athletics will hold a combine for male and female athletes to try out for positions for possible careers as a NASCAR pit crew member.
  • WSSU OFFENSE ROLLS TO 33-13 WIN OVER DEFENSE IN SPRING GAME
    April 12, 2014
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University White offense went four for four on field goal attempts including a 52 yarder from Will Johnson, and Phillip Sims and Rudy Johnson each threw a touchdown pass as the White Offense defeated the Red Defense 33-13 on Saturday in the annual Red/White Spring Game played at Glenn High School.
  • RAMS SIGN FIVE ADDITONAL FOOTBALL STUDENT-ATHLETES
    February 12, 2014
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Winston-Salem State University football coaching staff has announced the signing of five additional football student-athletes to Head Coach Kienus Boulware’s initial class of signees.
  • WINSTON-SALEM STATE ANNOUNCES 15 FOOTBALL SIGNEES FOR NATIONAL SIGNING DAY
    February 06, 2014
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Winston-Salem State University Department of Athletics is excited to announce 15 signings of national letters of intent to play football at Winston-Salem State university in the fall of 2014.
  • Winston-Salem State Announces 2014 Football Schedule
    January 28, 2014
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The Winston-Salem State University Department of Athletics has released its 2014 football schedule. Winston-Salem State finished 10-2 in 2013, and made its third consecutive trip to the NCAA DII playoffs. The schedule features two opponents that made the 2013 NCAA DII playoffs and another challenging Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association schedule of games.
  • FORMER WSSU RAMS FOOTBALL PLAYER JOINS KURT BUSCH NASCAR PIT CREW
    January 16, 2014
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Former Winston-Salem State University football player, Ricky Rozier, has been tabbed to join one of the best NASCAR racing teams as a pit crew member when the 2014 season begins in Daytona, Fl.
  • KIENUS BOULWARE NAMED 9TH HEAD FOOTBALL COACH IN WSSU HISTORY
    January 14, 2014
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A new era for Winston-Salem State University football will begin as Kienus P. Boulware has been named the new head coach of the Winston-Salem State University Rams after serving as the Rams’ defensive coordinator for the past four years. The ninth head coach in Winston-Salem State University history, he will look to carry on the proud tradition that is Rams football.
  • WSSU's Fields and Owens Named 1st Team All-Super Region; Johnson and Sabb Named 3rd Team
    January 08, 2014
    BROOKFIELD, ILL - Winston-Salem State football defensive duo, Carlos Fields and Donnie Owens, were named first team 2013 Don Hansen’s Football Gazette All Super Region 1 Team announced yesterday.
  • WSSU's Donnie Owens Selected For NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
    January 03, 2014
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Winston-Salem State University senior defensive lineman, Donnie Owens, has been selected to play in the 3rd Annual National Football League Players Association Collegiate Bowl, Saturday, January 18th, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
  • Connell Maynor Resigns As Coach Of WSSU
    December 18, 2013
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Winston-Salem State University football coach, Connell Maynor, announced his resignation as the Rams head football coach to accept the head coaching position at Hampton University at a press conference today at the Bowman Gray Field House in Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • Winston-Salem State Defensive Duo Earns All-American Honors
    December 13, 2013
    Winston-Salem State University football seniors, Carlos Fields and Donnie Owens, have been named to the Beyond Sports Network All-America Football team, as announced today by the Beyond Sports Network.
  • Winston-Salem State Linebacker Carlos Fields Named As Cliff Harris Award Finalist
    December 12, 2013
    Winston-Salem State University senior linebacker, Carlos Fields, has been named a finalist for the Cliff Harris Award. The Cliff Harris Award is presented to the top small college defensive football player in the country.
  • WSSU Rams Fall 7-0 To Shepherd University In 2nd Round of DII Playoffs
    November 30, 2013
    SHEPHERDTOWN, W.Va. - Winston-Salem Salem State could not overcome costly turnovers and an early missed opportunity to score, as they would fall to Shepherd University 7-0 in the second round of the NCAA DII Playoffs in Shepherdstown, W.Va. Saturday.
  • #4 WSSU Rams vs #1 Shepherd Rams Game Day!
    November 29, 2013
    The (#9 AFCA, #4 Regional Ranking) Winston-Salem State University Rams (10-1) will look to continue on their quest to return to Florence, Ala., for the DII National Championship game, as they prepare for the 2nd round of the NCAA DII Playoffs, when they travel to Shepherdstown, WV to take on (#6 AFCA, #1 Regional Ranking) Shepherd University (10-0). Kickoff is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. at Ram Stadium on the Shepherd campus.
  • WSSU Game Day!! NCAA DII Playoffs, 1st Round
    November 23, 2013
    The #9 Winston-Salem State University Rams (9-1) will look to put a tumultuous weekend behind them, as they prepare for the NCAA DII Playoffs, when they play host to Slippery Rock University (9-2). Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.
  • WSSU Overcomes Four Turnovers To Defeat Slippery Rock, 27-20; Advances To NCAA DII Playoff Second Round
    November 23, 2013
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The #9 Winston-Salem State used a stifling defensive effort from its top ranked defense, and overcame four turnovers to defeat #20 Slippery Rock, 27-20 in the first round of the 2013 NCAA DII Playoffs.
  • WSSU Versus Slippery Rock To Kickoff At 1:00 p.m.
    November 19, 2013
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Saturday’s NCAA Division II Playoff game featuring Slippery Rock University and Winton-Salem State University will kickoff at 1:00 p.m. (EST).
  • WINSTON-SALEM STATE EARNS #4 SEED, WILL HOST SLIPPERY ROCK IN NCAA D2 PLAYOFFS
    November 17, 2013
    Indianapolis, IN - The Winston-Salem State University Rams are in. The NCAA Division II Football Committee announced the field of 24 teams for the 2013 NCAA Division II Football Championship today and WSSU will enter the playoffs as the #4 seed in Super Region 1.
  • CIAA PRESS STATEMENT RE: Championship Weekend
    November 15, 2013
    Based on the incident that occurred today, and after consulting with the leadership of each institution and the Football and Volleyball championship committees, the CIAA is saddened to announce that this weekend's Football and Volleyball conference championships that were scheduled to take place in Winston-Salem have been canceled
  • STATEMENT FROM WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY CHANCELLOR DONALD J. REAVES
    November 15, 2013
    A statement from Winston-Salem State University Chancellor, Donald J. Reaves on today's incident.
  • CIAA Championship Weekend Information
    November 11, 2013
    WSSU Campus & Community, Please be aware this weekend’s CIAA Football and Volleyball Championships are CIAA SPONSORED EVENTS, and not Winston-Salem State University controlled athletic events. Therefore all ticket costs are controlled by the CIAA. Please be aware of the cost of tickets and parking for these events.
  • WSSU Football Game Day!
    November 09, 2013
    Week #10 for the WSSU Rams #11 Winston-Salem State University (8-1) remains at home for one of the most important games in the Maynor era, as the Rams host Fayetteville State University in a key Southern Division matchup. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.
  • #11 WSSU Rams Defeat Fayetteville State Bronocos, 28-14; Advance to Third Straight CIAA Championship
    November 09, 2013
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - #11 Winston-Salem State used a solid defensive performance and got key plays early and down the stretch to defeat the Fayetteville State Broncos, 2814 on Saturday to secure the CIAA’s Southern Division crown and earned their third consecutive trip to the CIAA Championship Game.
  • #13 WSSU Rams Survive 28-24 Over Shaw With Last Minute Touchdown Pass
    November 02, 2013
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- #13 Winston-Salem State’s Rudy Johnson found freshman Chase Powell down the left sideline and Powell powered his way into the endzone with :59 remaining, to give the Rams a 28-24 come from behind victory over Shaw University Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem.
  • WSSU Salutes Veterans at Nov. 9 Game
    October 31, 2013
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Winston-Salem State University Athletics will be hosting a Veterans Appreciation Day to thank those who have served their community and their country. There will be events throughout the day to help and to honor our veterans ending with special presentations before and during the WSSU Ram’s football game against Fayetteville State University at Bowman Gray Stadium.
  • WINSTON-SALEM STATE RAMS RANKED FOURTH IN FIRST NCAA SUPER REGION ONE RANKINGS
    October 29, 2013
    Winston-Salem State University is ranked fourth in the first NCAA Division II Super Region 1 rankings of the season released by the NCAA Championships selection committee.
  • WSSU RAMS MOVE TWO SPOTS; ONLY TEN UNDEFEATED TEAMS LEFT IN AFCA DIVISION II COACHES’ TOP 25 POLL
    October 28, 2013
    WACO, TEX.– The Winston-Salem State University Rams moved up two spots to No. 13 this week, while Missouri Western State and North Carolina-Pembroke fell from the ranks of the unbeatens this week, leaving us with only 10 unblemished teams in the AFCA Division II Coaches’ Top 25 Poll. The Griffons lost to new-No. 7 Pittsburg State (Kan.), 34-14, sliding Missouri Western State to No. 12 this week, while North Carolina-Pembroke dropped a 24-21 decision to Newberry (S.C.), allowing the Wolves to jump back into the rankings at No. 25 while the Braves dropped to No. 19.
  • #15 WINSTON-SALEM STATE DEFENSE DOMINANT IN 40-0 WIN OVER LIVINGSTONE COLLEGE
    October 26, 2013
    SALISBURY, N.C. -- The #15 Winston-Salem State University Rams broke open a tight game at the half by scoring 33 unanswered second half points and using a stifling defensive effort to cruise to a 40-0 win over the Livingstone College Blue Bears Saturday afternoon in Salisbury, N.C.
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