Football announces 2017 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the 2017 football schedule this week, which includes five home games and just one contest against non-NAIA competition.

Luce, Bustle named Co-Offensive Coordinator

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football coach Donnie Suber announced changes to his staff on Friday, promoting Nathan Luce and Brad Bustle to co-offensive coordinator after the departure last week of Dewayne Alexander.

CU accepting nominations for 2017 Hall of Fame class

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2017 Sports Hall of Fame until Monday, April 3. Nominations must be made in writing and include full justification for the nomination, including statistics, honors, awards and any other pertinent information about the nominee. The 2017 Hall of Fame dinner is set for Friday, October 6, at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel.

Football announces 18 signess for 2017

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Donnie Suber announced the signing of 18 players to scholarships for the 2017 season, including 13 from the state of Tennessee.

133 named to Fall 2016 Dean's List

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University released the Dean’s List for Fall 2016 last week with 133 student-athletes and athletic training majors recognized. The honor is reserved for undergraduate students who achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.

Four football players named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland football players – Anthony Bartolomeo, Ryan Jordan, Chandler Peeples and Nytrellis Ross – were named 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes on Monday, as announced by the national office.

Jernigan named AFCA-NAIA All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior linebacker Nathan Jernigan was named a Second Team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association on Tuesday, as announced by the AFCA and the NAIA.

Twelve football players named Academic All-MSC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Twelve Cumberland football players were recently named Academic All-Mid-South Conference, as announced by the league office. Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.

Jernigan voted MSC West Defensive POY again

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nathan Jernigan was voted Mid-South Conference West Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season while Chandler Peeples, Justus Dauscha and Jernigan earned First Team All-Mid-South Conference West Division honors and Michael Green was a Second Team selection, as announced recently by the league office.