BOWIE, Md. – On Monday, April 25, 2022, Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks declared April 25 as Coach Damon Wilson Day in recognition of his National Coach of the Year award as Bowie State’s head football coach.
Wilson became the first Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Coach to win the prestigious award back on Jan. 10 at the American Football Coaches Association Convention, (AFCA).
Wilson, in his 12th year as head coach of the Bulldogs football program, guided Bowie State to a 12-2 record, BSU’s third-straight Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Northern Division title and championship with a 7-0 league record, and the programs fourth consecutive NCAA appearance and first-ever NCAA quarterfinal appearance in program history.
Additionally, he was named the 2021 CIAA Coach of the Year, AFCA Super Region II Coach of the Year, and named a Co-Head Coach for the Inaugural HBCU Legacy Bowl that was held on Feb. 19. Wilson has an 89-45 overall record with four NCAA playoff appearances, a total of seven CIAA Northern Division titles, and three CIAA championships.
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