Rams Football drops the contest at North Carolina Central University on Saturday
Match Review: Football |
DURHAM,NC- The Winston-Salem State University football team dropped Saturday’s contest at O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium 41-0 to North Carolina Central University.
The Rams transitioned to (0-2, 0-0 CIAA) during the season while NCCU improved to (2-0, 0-0 MEAC). The Eagles now lead the series 24-22.
NCCU’s Taylor, J’Mari hit a 5-yard run early in the first quarter to give the Eagles a 6-0 lead. Then, with 56 seconds remaining in the quarter, the Eagles scored another touchdown and took a 13-0 lead.
At 2:50 in the first half the Eagles scored again to make it 20:0.
It was all North Carolina Central scored in the second half, twice in the third and once in the fourth to end the game by a score of 41-0.
Key takeaways from the night were Justin Fleming his third stoppage of the season at the 9:39 mark of the third quarter.
graduate student Richard Latimer earned the start for the Rams and freshmen quarterback Jamie Slade saw action in his first collegiate game starting in the second half. Latimer went 2v6 and Slade 3v4.
The Rams will continue their road swing and travel to Elizabeth City, North Carolina for the opener of the league game against the Elizabeth City State University Vikings on Saturday, September 17. Kick-off is scheduled for noon.