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Six football players garner All Mid-South Conference Accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Sam Michael was voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division and Jace Capps, Kendall Johnson, Aaron White, Tony Bennett and Tyler Tate earned Second Team honors, as released Wednesday by the league office.


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Mathis named Head Coach of East Team in Senior Football Classic

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland University head coach Tim Mathis takes the role of the head coach for the East Team in the Inaugural Senior Football Classic, announced by the national office this morning. Representatives of eight schools were chosen to lead both teams.


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Georgetown stuns Phoenix with 35 second half points

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Zach Dampier and Jake Johnson rally the Georgetown Tigers for 35 unanswered points to take the down the Phoenix, 42-35.


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Phoenix defeat long-time rival Campbellsville, 28-13

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.- The Phoenix running game comes alive and the defense steps up to force four turnovers including a pick six in the win on the road against long-time rival Campbellsville, 28-13.


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Pikeville shuts out Cumberland on Senior Day

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland offense struggled on Senior Day vs Pikeville, losing 27-0. This is the first time that Cumberland has lost to Pikeville since 2006 and the first time we have been shut out by an NAIA since 2004 by coincidentally Pikeville.


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Rain and wind doesn't stop the Phoenix

Lebanon, Tenn.- The Phoenix scored 21 unanswered points on a wet and windy Homecoming at Nokes-Lasater to defeat in-state rival Bethel University, 21-10.


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Big Second Quarter carries Patriots past Phoenix

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland commited a crucial turnover and had a punt blocked for a score as No. 11 University of the Cumberlands defeat the Phoenix, 26-8.


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Dukes, Blue Raiders too much for Phoenix

COLUMBIA, Ky.- No. 10 Lindsey Wilson defeat the Phoenix in Columbia, Ky., 48-6.


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Phoenix receiving votes in newest Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.--After spending two weeks in the rankings, the newest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll dropped the Phoenix football team to receiving votes. The drop comes on the heels of a 38-26 loss to now 22nd-ranked Keiser this past Saturday.


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No. 24 Keiser beats No. 23 Cumberland, 38-26

LEBANON, Tenn.- Rushin ran for three touchdowns and Kris Parker added a rushing touchdown, but the No. 24 ranked Keiser Seahawks put up 38 points defeating No. 23 Cumberland, 38-26.


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Phoenix move up to No. 23

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland continues to climb up in the national rankings on Monday, coming in at No. 23 in the NAIA Football Coaches Top 25 poll, the national office announced. The Phoenix moved up two spots after beating St Andrews University, 24-22, on Saturday.


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Phoenix hold off St Andrews, 24-22

LAURINBURG, NC- No. 25 Cumberland was able to outlast St Andrews University with a late touchdown pass and an onside recovery with less than one minute remaining to move to 3-0 on the season.


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Phoenix football ranked 25th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland comes in at No. 25 in the NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll, released on Monday by the national office.


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Carrothers earns Defensive Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland's Jon Carrothers garnerers Mid-South Bluegrass Division Defensive Player of the Week honors, as announced by the league office.


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Rushin leads comeback victory for the Phoenix

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.—Joseph Rushin leads the Cumberland offense to a 4th quarter touchdown, defeating the Thomas More Saints 17-14 in the first conference game of the season.


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Defense Forces Three Turnovers to help push CU past Eagles

LEBANON, Tenn.- Senior running back Telvin Rucker rushed for three yard and one yard touchdowns, and the defense added three interceptions to lead the Phoenix to a 14-6 victory over Cincinnati Christian Saturday at Nokes-Lasater field.


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2019 Football Season Preview

LEBANON, Tenn.--The 2019 Cumberland University football team begins its season under second year Head Coach Tim Mathis and a new look staff this Saturday vs Cincinnati Christian University at 1:30 p.m.


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Toliver and White Selected to Inaugural Senior Football Classic

LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland University will have two representatives the Inaugural Senior Football Classic as Aaron White and Denarius Toliver have been selected for the roster. There are 116 players representing 42 schools that will be separated into east and west teams for the new All-Star game.


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Football Receiving Votes in NAIA Preseason Coaches Poll

LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix earned 22 votes in the 2019 NAIA Football Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll, landing them just outside the top 25.


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Football picked seventh in Bluegrass Division

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football was picked seventh in the Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division in a vote of league coaches released Friday by the conference office.