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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Theall returns to CU to coach offensive line

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Tim Mathis announced the hiring of former CU player Grant Theall this week as the team’s offensive line coach, effective immediately.