2016 Winston-Salem State University Football News

  • Section of U.S. 52 to close this weekend for bridge removal
    July 21, 2017
    A portion of U.S. 52 will close this weekend so workers can remove the closed Rams Drive bridge, officials with the N.C. Department of Transportation said.
    July 21, 2017
    RALEIGH, N.C.– On Saturday, July 22, Winston-Salem State University Head Coach, Kienus Boulware, will appear live on the Countdown To Kickoff College Football Preview Radio Show at Jimmy V’s Osteria + Bar downtown on 420 Fayetteville Street from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Jac'Que Polite Agrees To Terms With The Buffalo Bills
    April 29, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The 2017 NFL Draft may be over, but that doesn’t mean teams are done adding important contributors for the upcoming season. Scores of NCAA athletes will start the next chapters of their football careers by signing as undrafted free agents this week.
  • Rams Hopeful Of NFL Call
    April 27, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – With today being day one of the 2017 NCAA NFL Draft, three Rams are hopeful to get a call over the next two days.
  • Red & White Spring Football Game
    April 06, 2017
    The Winston-Salem State University Rams will hold its annual Red & White Spring Game at Atkins High School (3605 Old Greensboro Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27101) on Saturday, April 8th.
  • Dolphins Acquire WSSU's William Hayes In Trade From LA Rams
    March 10, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Miami Dolphins put a trade into motion early Friday morning, acquiring veteran defensive end Williams Hayes, from the Rams for a swap of late-round picks.
  • Defending Champion WSSU Rams, Set For Spring Practice
    March 01, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Head coach Kienus Boulware and the WSSU Football Staff are set to get the 2017 preseason underway with the announcement of the spring practice schedule, concluding with the annual Red & White Spring Game.
  • WSSU Announces Passing Of Jonathan Wedlock
    February 11, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Winston-Salem State is sad to announce the passing of former WSSU football player, Jonathan Wedlock.
  • Thabiti Davis To Speak At 2017 NFL-NCAA Coaches Academy
    February 09, 2017
    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.
  • UPDATED!! WSSU National Football Signing Day
    February 01, 2017
    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
  • Kienus Boulware To Participate In Men Who Cook
    January 30, 2017
    Mix and mingle and enjoy savory samples from our celebrity “chefs” who have donated their time and talents to our second annual fundraiser.
  • WSSU Rams Announce 2017 Football Schedule
    January 27, 2017
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Department of Athletics is happy to announce the 2017 football schedule.
  • Boulware Selected As 2016 Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Salute To Excellence Honoree
    January 17, 2017
    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.
  • WSSU Football Walk-On Tryouts
    January 12, 2017
    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.
    January 11, 2017
    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.
  • Polite, Bright Named Boxtorow HBCU All-American
    December 13, 2016
    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.
  • WSSU's Kienus Boulware Given Contract Extension
    December 13, 2016
    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.
  • Five Rams Earn HBCU All-American Honors From HBCU Gameday
    December 07, 2016
    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.
  • WSSU's Jac'Que Polite Selected As First Team AFCA All-American
    December 07, 2016
    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.
  • Winston-Salem State Edges Tuskegee for Top Spot in Final HSRN Division II/NAIA Football Poll
    December 06, 2016
    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.
  • WSSU Rams Jac'Que Polite & Jarell Bright Named Second Team All-Region
    December 02, 2016
    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.
  • WSSU’s Cameron Sullivan Chosen For FCS Bowl
    December 02, 2016
    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.
  • WSSU Rams Fall To LIU Post, 48-41, In First Round Heartbreaker
    November 19, 2016
    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.
  • WSSU Rams Punch Their Playoff Ticket! Face LIU-Post In First Round
    November 13, 2016
    INDIANAPOLIS, IN – For the first time since the 2013 season, the Winston-Salem State University Rams are playoff bound.
  • WSSU Rams Capture 2016 CIAA Football Championship
    November 12, 2016
    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.
  • Traveling To Salem, Virginia On Game Day
    November 09, 2016
    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.
  • De’Andre Blevins & Daryus Skinner Named To The CIAA All-Rookie Team
    November 09, 2016
    CHARLOTTE, NC – WSSU Freshmen, De’Andre Blevins and Daryus Skinner, were named to the CIAA All-Rookie Team, as announced by the CIAA Office.
  • 12 Rams Earn All-CIAA Honors; Will Johnson Named CIAA Special Teams Player Of the Year
    November 08, 2016
    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.
  • WSSU Rams Hold On For A 28-21 Road Win over Fayetteville State
    November 05, 2016
    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.
  • TV Time For WSSU Rams
    November 01, 2016
    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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