2016 Winston-Salem State University Football News

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    February 11, 2017
    WSSU Announces Passing Of Jonathan Wedlock WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Winston-Salem State is sad to announce the passing of former WSSU football player, Jonathan Wedlock.
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    February 09, 2017
    Thabiti Davis To Speak At 2017 NFL-NCAA Coaches Academy Thabiti Davis, Wide Receivers Coach and Special Teams Coordinator at Winston Salem State University, has been invited to speak at the 2017 NFL-NCAA Coaches Academy held in Tampa, FL on February 9-12.
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    February 01, 2017
    UPDATED!! WSSU National Football Signing Day WINSTON-SALEM, NC - The Winston-Salem State University football program, and head coach Kienus Boulware are proud to announce the following signees on National Signing Day 2017
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    January 30, 2017
    Kienus Boulware To Participate In Men Who Cook Mix and mingle and enjoy savory samples from our celebrity “chefs” who have donated their time and talents to our second annual fundraiser.
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    January 27, 2017
    WSSU Rams Announce 2017 Football Schedule WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Department of Athletics is happy to announce the 2017 football schedule.
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    January 17, 2017
    Boulware Selected As 2016 Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Salute To Excellence Honoree WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Winston-Salem State University head football coach, Kienus Boulware, has been selected as a 2016 Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Salute to Excellence Honoree.
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    January 12, 2017
    WSSU Football Walk-On Tryouts WINSTON-SALEM, NC - On Monday Jan. 23rd, the Winston-Salem State Rams Football Team will be holding Spring Walk-On Tryouts at Civitan Park Practice Facility.
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    January 11, 2017
    CURRENT, FORMER RAMS TO PLAY IN HBCU ALL-STAR GAME WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Jac'que Polite, Cameron Sullivan, Michael Benis, Nicholas Patterson, Jerrell Priester and Phillip Williamson will participate in the HBCU Spirit of America Bowl this Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex.
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    December 13, 2016
    Polite, Bright Named Boxtorow HBCU All-American Twenty-nine players, including WSSU's Jac'Que Polite, were selected to the 10th annual BOXTOROW All-America team. BOXTOROW has administered the All-America team since 2007 and the voters are comprised of media members from around the nation that cover HBCU football.
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    December 13, 2016
    WSSU's Kienus Boulware Given Contract Extension WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Winston-Salem State University officials reward head football coach, Kienus Boulware, with a contract extension that will keep him with the Rams through 2020, announced today by the University.
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    December 07, 2016
    Five Rams Earn HBCU All-American Honors From HBCU Gameday CHARLOTTE, NC – HBCU Gameday has released its NCAA Divison II HBCU All-Americans, and Winston-Salem State is represented by five players who were named to the All-American team.
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    December 07, 2016
    WSSU's Jac'Que Polite Selected As First Team AFCA All-American WACO, TEXAS — The 2016 AFCA Division II Coaches’ All-America Teams were announced this morning by the American Football Coaches Association, and Winston-Salem State University offensive lineman, Jac'Que Polite, was selected as a first team member.
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    December 06, 2016
    Winston-Salem State Edges Tuskegee for Top Spot in Final HSRN Division II/NAIA Football Poll Hartly, DE – After starting the season 1-2, The Rams of Winston-Salem State University won eight straight games including a third-straight CIAA Championship; made a return to the NCAA Playoffs and claimed the top spot in the Final HSRN Division II/NAIA Football Poll. After taking over the top position at the end of the regular season, WSSU held on to edge Tuskegee University for the mythical title.
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    December 02, 2016
    WSSU Rams Jac'Que Polite & Jarell Bright Named Second Team All-Region WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Daktronics CoSIDA (College Sports information Directors Association) All-Region football teams were announced today, and WSSU’s Jac’Que polite and Jarell Bright were named to the second team.
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    December 02, 2016
    WSSU’s Cameron Sullivan Chosen For FCS Bowl DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Winston-Salem State University senior corner back, Cameron Sullivan, has been selected to participate in the FCS Bowl, a bowl for football college subdivision and HBCU players. The FCS Bowl will be played this Sunday, December 4th, at Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium at 1:30pm.
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    November 19, 2016
    WSSU Rams Fall To LIU Post, 48-41, In First Round Heartbreaker LONG ISLAND, NY – Winston-Salem State battled back from a 17 point halftimes deficit to outscore Long Island Post, 24-14 in the second half, but fell just short, as the Rams would fall 48-41 to the Pioneers on Saturday afternoon at Bethpage Federal Credit Union Stadium in Brookville, NY.
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    November 13, 2016
    WSSU Rams Punch Their Playoff Ticket! Face LIU-Post In First Round INDIANAPOLIS, IN – For the first time since the 2013 season, the Winston-Salem State University Rams are playoff bound.
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    November 12, 2016
    WSSU Rams Capture 2016 CIAA Football Championship Salem, VA (November 12, 2016) – The Winston-Salem State University football team captured the 2016 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Championship with a 43-33 victory over Bowie State University on Saturday, November 12th at the Salem Football Stadium. WSSU improves to 9-2 overall after winning their second consecutive title and fourth championship since 2011. The Bulldogs move to 7-4 in the standings after suffering their second straight loss in the championship game.
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    November 09, 2016
    Traveling To Salem, Virginia On Game Day Please keep in mind for those that will be traveling to Salem, VA to support our football in the CIAA Championship Game, that there are two other games of note in the area that could cause traffic problems if you plan on traveling on game day.
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    November 09, 2016
    De’Andre Blevins & Daryus Skinner Named To The CIAA All-Rookie Team CHARLOTTE, NC – WSSU Freshmen, De’Andre Blevins and Daryus Skinner, were named to the CIAA All-Rookie Team, as announced by the CIAA Office.
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    November 08, 2016
    12 Rams Earn All-CIAA Honors; Will Johnson Named CIAA Special Teams Player Of the Year CHARLOTTE, NC – 12 WSSU Ram football player have earned All-CIAA honors, as announced this afternoon by the CIAA Office, with Will Johnson being tabbed as the Special Teams Player of the Year.
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    November 05, 2016
    WSSU Rams Hold On For A 28-21 Road Win over Fayetteville State FAYETTEVILLE, NC – Winston-Salem State rode the back of sophomore running back, Kerrion Moore, who finished the day with 259 all-purpose yards, and the defense rose to the occasion in the second half, as the Rams came away with a 28-21 road win over Fayetteville State at Luther “Nick Jeralds Stadium.
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    November 01, 2016
    TV Time For WSSU Rams The 2016 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) football season is scheduled to include four televised games broadcast across TV platforms such as the ASPiRE TV Network, ESPN3, and available online via WatchESPN, and the WSSU Rams will be a part of the television package.
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    November 01, 2016
    WSSU's Boulware Chosen As CIAA Coach Of The Week WSSU head football coach, Kienus Boulware, has been selected as this week's CIAA Coach Of The Week.
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    October 29, 2016
    WSSU Rams Come Back From 16 Down To Beat Shaw; Punch Ticket To CIAA Championship DURHAM, NC – Winston-Salem State University battled back from a nine point halftime deficit and scored four second half touchdowns, and gained 428 total yards, as the Rams came away with a 30-23 win over Shaw University on Saturday afternoon at Durham County Stadium.
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    October 22, 2016
    WSSU Rams Pound Livingstone, 40-21, On Senior Day WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Winston-Salem State jumped out quick on the Livingstone Blue Bears, and got a big day from the defense with eight sacks, and 19 tackles for a loss, as the Rams rolled past Livingstone, 40-21 on Senior Day at Bowman Gray Stadium.
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    October 15, 2016
    WSSU Rams Trounce St. Augustine's Falcons, 45-10 WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Winston-Salem State University used a balanced offense, and bustred the game open with four scores in the second and third quarters, to roll past the Falcons of St. Augusutine’s, 45-10 on Saturday afternoon at Bowman Gray Stadium for Homecoming 2016.
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    October 13, 2016
    IMPORTANT GAMEDAY TRAFFIC & TICKET ANNOUNCEMENT!! WINSTON-SALEM, NC - The Winston-Salem State University Police Department and stadium operations have been planning for the Homecoming game and parade for several months, and are working closely with a number of agencies, including the Winston-Salem Police Department and Department of Transportation, and the N.C. Department of Transportation on traffic and parking management.
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    October 09, 2016
    WSSU Rams Battle Back For A 15-14 Win Over Johnson C. Smith CHARLOTTE, NC – The Winston-Salem State got 199 rushing yards from Te’Vaughn Hurse, as the Rams battled back in the final minutes to come away with a 15-14 win over Johnson C. Smith on Sunday at the Irwin Belk Complex on the campus of JCSU.
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    October 07, 2016
    Winston-Salem State vs. JCSU Football Moved to Sunday The football game between Winston-Salem State University & Johnson C. Smith University scheduled for 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8 has been changed due to the severe weather potential from Hurricane Matthew.
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    October 05, 2016
    Black College Football Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2017 Finalists ATLANTA, GA (October 5, 2016) – The Black College Football Hall of Fame announced today the 25 Finalists for induction into the Black College Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017. The list includes 20 players and five coaches.
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    October 01, 2016
    WSSU Rams Offense Explodes On The Lincoln Lions In 51-10 Victory LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA – The WSSU Rams exploded for their season’s best offensive output, as the Rams accumulated 478 yards of offense, including 406 on the ground as they cruised to a 51-10 win over the Lincoln Lions on Saturday night.
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    September 27, 2016
    WSSU's Will Walton Earns CIAA Weekly Honor Will Walton, a freshmen wide receiver from Charlotte, NC, has been selected as the CIAA Wide Receiver of the Week for his play versus Virginia State.
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    September 24, 2016
    WSSU Rams Roll The Virginia State Trojans, 35-14 WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University Rams got a big game from the rushing attack of Te’Vaughn Hurse, and quarterback AJ Nocciolo passed for two scores as the Rams upset previously unbeaten Virginia State University, 35-14, Saturday evening at Bowman Gray Stadium.
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    September 17, 2016
    Rams Fall 37-14 To Virginia Union In Winston-Salem Classic WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University Rams fell behind early and the Virginia Union Panthers kept the Rams offense off balance all night, as the Panthers rolled to a 37-14 win in the inaugural Winston-Salem Classic.
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    September 17, 2016
    It's Game Day At The Winston-Salem Football Classic! It's Game Day at Bowman Gray! The WSSU Rams are coming off of a thrilling 23-17 win over Catawba, and now face a dangerous Virginia Union squad.
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    September 10, 2016
    WSSU Rams Hold On For 23-17 Win Over Catawba SALISBURY, NC – Winston-Salem State’s TeVaughn Hurse rushed for 103 yards and a score, and Rod Tinsley passed for 142 yards and a touchdown, as the Rams held off Catawba College, 23-17, Saturday night at Shuford Stadium.
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    September 07, 2016
    Important Game Day Information For WSSU At Catawba The Winston-Salem State Rams are coming off a heartbreaking 20-17 loss to UNC Pembroke, and will hit the road for the first time in 2016, as they travel to Salisbury, NC to take on the Catawba College Indians. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at Shuford Stadium.
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    September 04, 2016
    WSSU Rams Fall On Last Minute Field Goal, 20-17 WINSTON-SALEM, NC – UNCP’s Matt Davis connected on a 29 yards field goal with 1:19 remaining, as the Braves came all the back from 17 points down, to defeat the WSSU Rams, 20-17.
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    September 01, 2016
    WSSU's Jac'que Polite Named To Inaugural Black College Football Hall of Fame Player of the Year Watch List 52 HBCU players are on the inaugural watch list for Black College Player of The Year , including Winston-Salem State’s Jac’que Polite.
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