|Alma Mater:||Winston-Salem State, 1984|
Eddie Sauls was a four-year letterman in football during his playing days at Winston-Salem State University. He was the 1983 CIAA Defensive Player of the Year and an All-CIAA performer. In addition, he was NAIA District 26 honorable mention All-America, Atlanta Daily World All-Defensive Team (100% Wrong Club), the Anthony Oats Memorial Award for Outstanding Linebackers award recipient (1983), and the Chevrolet –ABC TV Most Valuable Player versus North Carolina Central University (1982). He graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. He went on to receive a Master Degree in Public Administration from Iowa State University.