Dec. 5, 2006
The Rams will play a full compliment of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference games with only two non-conference opponents gracing the schedule in national powerhouse Coastal Carolina (September 8, 2007) and longtime rival North Carolina Central University (November 10, 2007).
WSSU, who will enter into their third year of a five-year transition to the NCAA Division I level in the fall of 2007, will play nine MEAC contests highlighted by home games against North Carolina A&T,
The Rams will also face Florida A&M in a game that will be designated as a WSSU home game in the RCA Dome, home of the National Football League's Indianapolis Colts, in what has been tabbed as the "Circle City Classic" on October 6, 2007. The contest will see the two rivals who played a nail-biter in
Head coach Kermit Blount and the Rams will face the Hornets of Delaware State University for Homecoming 2007 on November 3, 2007 at 2:00 pm in Bowman Gray Stadium in
Ram fans will benefit from five road games that will be played within easy driving distance from Winston-Salem, NC as WSSU will face Coastal Carolina in Conway, SC; Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD; South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, SC; Howard University in Washington, DC; and Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia during the 2007 season.
The longest road trip of the season will come on October 20, 2007 as the Rams travel to
"We are more than pleased to release the football schedule for the 2007 season. We sincerely wanted to have homecoming on October 13, however, there seemed to be no teams available on that date. As well, we had concerns regarding the dates for fall break and did not want to schedule a game that our student body would have a conflict attending. I have been involved in negotiations to schedule WSSU for a major HBCU football classic for several months now and I am very pleased to announce that negotiations are complete, the contract is in, and WSSU has accepted an offer to compete in the Circle City Classic in Indianapolis, IN at the RCA Dome on October 6 against Florida A&M University. This is a great opportunity for more exposure for our programs at
For additional information on WSSU football or for information on purchasing season tickets, contact the WSSU Office of Sports Information at (336) 750-2143 or log on to the Official Website of WSSU Athletics at www.WSSURAMS.com.
DATE OPPONENT SITE TIME
September 8 Coastal
September 15 Morgan State University Baltimore, MD TBA
September 22 S. C. State University
October 20 Bethune-Cookman
November 10 N. CAROLINA
* Home Games at Bowman Gray Stadium noted in ALL CAPS
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