Winston-Salem State beats down Saint Augustine’s 41-14

Courtesy of Winston-Salem State University Athletics

The Winston-Salem State University football team scored the most points thus far this season defeating St. Augustine’s 41-14 Saturday afternoon inside the George Williams Athletic Complex.

The Rams improve to (2-5, 2-4 CIAA), while SAU moves to (1-7, 1-5 CIAA).

How it Happened

  • JahTwan Stafford had a 15-yard run to score and the extra point was good to give the Rams a 7-0 score with 9:52 left in the first quarter.
  • JahTwan Straffod had another 14-yard run to score but the two-point conversion was no good. The Rams led 13-0 with 10:54 left in the first half.
  • SAU blocked a Rams’ field goal and ran it back for a touchdown to cut into the Rams’ lead with 13.7 seconds remaining in the first half. The Rams went into halftime leading 13-0.
  • SAU cut into the Rams lead on a pass to Jaylen Siermons with 3:15 left to go in the third quarter, the extra point was good. WSSU 20, SAU 14.
  • Narique Smith had an interception from the 40-yard line and ran it back to the one-yard line with 12:38 to go in the fourth quarter.
  • Nicholas “Bryce” Jackson ran for a two-yard run and with the extra point, the Rams took a 27-14 lead with 11:47 left to play in the game.
  • Deiontae Jones had another interception for the Rams which later resulted in a Nicholas “Bryce” Jackson throwing a 72-yard pass to RJ Mobley, and with the extra point, WSSU led 34-14 with 5:48 left to play.
  • With 2:54 remaining in the game, Nicholas “Bryce” Jackson had a 34-yard pass to Kemai Parker and the extra point gave the Rams a 41-14 victory.

Inside the Numbers

  • Nicholas “Bryce” Jackson was 11-for-14 with 228 yards and three touchdowns.
  • JahTwan Stafford ran for 187-yards with two touchdowns.
  • RJ Mobley had 120 passing-yard and two touchdowns.
  • WSSU had 456 total offensive yards to SAU’s 150.
  • Camar Kyle had tackles for the Rams all solo.
  • Deiontae Jones and Narique Smith both had interceptions for the Rams.

Up Next
The Rams will host Johnson C. Smith University on October 29th for the Hall of Fame/ Community Day/ Pink Game. Kickoff is 1 p.m. at Bowman Gray Stadium.

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