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.
Will Johnson (Sr, K/P, High Point, NC) was been named a first team All-CIAA selection as kicker. Johnson scored 84 points for the Rams this season, completing 13-22 (59%) field goals and 45-47 (96%) extra point attempts. He also punted 55 times for 2,029 yards, holding the opposing returner within the 20-yard marker 12 times. Johnson was named the CIAA Special Teams Player of the Year.
Cameron Sullivan (Sr, Charlotte, NC), helped guide the Winston-Salem State Rams to a 9-3 record in 2016, and back to back CIAA Championships. Sullivan finished third on the team in tackles with 49, while also making 1.5 tackles for loss, and tied for the team lead in interceptions with three, to go with six pass breakups. Sullivan was selected to the Honorable Mention All-CIAA Team.
Polite is a first team selection, adding to his AFCA All-American honor. Polite was a first team All-CIAA selection in 2015 & 2016, and helped guide to WSSU offense to fourth in the CIAA with 393.8 yards per game and fourth in scoring at 31.8 points per game. A two-time first team All-CIAA selection, Polite helped guide the Rams to back to back CIAA Titles and advanced to the first round of the NCAA DII Playoffs.
Please join us in wishing nothing but the best for these three WSSU student-athletes.