WSSU's Jeter, WIlson Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
WINSTON-SALEM, NC - The Winston-Salem State University Rams were not able to make their mark on the football field this season, but the Rams were able to make some tremendous accomplishments in the classroom as the senior duo of offensive lineman Najee Wilson and defensive lineman Karron Jeter earned spots on the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Team.
The Academic All-District Team recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined efforts on the field and in the classroom. The two were selected from a pool of about 20,0000 nominations throughout the academic year. Of the nominees, about 5,000 student-athletes receive all-district honors.
Wilson has been a member of the Rams since 2019 where he stepped into a starting role, and he was one of the top performers on the offensive line and in the classroom. He completed journey with the Rams on May 21st when he graduated from Winston-Salem State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
It was on defense where Jeter made his impact. After coming to Winston-Salem State University as a true freshman in 2017, he worked his way into a starting role with the team and becoming a team captain with the squad. He will return to lead the Rams. During his career, he has competed in 18 total games for the Rams and he has compiled 44 total tackles (21 solo) He is an Exercise Science major.
With the selection, both student-athletes will advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America ballot. For more information on Rams football, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to www.WSSURams.com.