Brown Named CIAA Special Teams Player of the Week

CHARLOTTE, NC – Winston-Salem State senior kick/punt returner Canard Brown was honored as the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Special Teams Player of the Week, Tuesday afternoon. He earned the honor after a dominant return effort to lead the Rams to a 48-0 win over the Lincoln (Pa.) Lions.

Brown had a career day for the Rams, scoring a touchdown on each return that he made, Saturday. He opened the game with a 95-yard kick return for a touchdown. He then followed the effort with a 72-yard punt return for a touchdown in the second quarter.

Brown and the Rams will return to action, Saturday afternoon when the team hosts the Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls at 1:30 p.m. For more information on Rams football, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to