Bowie State Names New Football Coach
Courtesy of Bowie State University | 4/2/2009, 4 p.m.
Damon Wilson Named Head Football Coach
Bowie State University and Athletic Director Derek Carter officially announce the hiring of Damon Wilson as head football coach. €We€re extremely happy to have a product of Bowie State return to serve this great institution and feel confident Damon will be a great fit for the overall program,€ said Carter.
Wilson is no stranger to the Bulldogs program having served as the Special Teams and Running Backs coach (2007) and most recently served as Assistant Head Coach/Running Back Coach at Prairie View A&M University (2008). Prior to that, he coached three seasons as an assistant for Texas Southern University (2004-2007) and roamed the BSU Bulldogs sideline from 1999-2003, serving in several capacities including Special Team Coordinator.
Wilson played tight end for Bowie State (1997-1998), earning All-CIAA First Team honors. The Washington, DC native, received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowie State in 2000 and is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated. In his spare time, Wilson enjoys working with kids, fishing and attending sporting events.
€I€m very excited about the opportunity of being the head coach of Bowie State University,€ said Wilson. €It€s very exciting to come back home and head your program as an alumnus€.