LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Dewayne Alexander announced the signing of a pair of Goodpasture Christian School players, Mitchell Martin and Hunter Williamson, for the 2011 season.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Josh Smith is this year’s recipient of the Lindsey Donnell Award presented annually to Bulldog student-athlete who excels in both academics and athletics. The award is given in honor of Lindsey Donnell, a former Bulldog football Little All-American and former professor at Cumberland University.
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Victory Sports Network will be broadcast the Fifth Annual Senior Classic this Saturday at Noon CT from Salina Stadium in Salina, Kan. The video pregame show will start at 11:30 a.m. Cumberland players Melvin Armstrong and Mitch Reynolds along with the Bulldog coaching staff will be part of the game.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 19th in the 2011 NAIA Football Coaches’ Spring Top 25 Poll released Monday by the national office. The Bulldogs finished the 2010 campaign ranked 23rd nationally and were ranked in the NAIA Top 25 in eight of the 10 regular season polls last season, reaching as high as 16th in the nation.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Adrian Baker won first place in the two-dimensional category and Charles Brooks, Deonta Johnson and Kyle Upton were all named honorable mention during the 14th Annual Focus On CU Students (FOCUS) Art Competition currently on display at Adams Gallery on the CU campus.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Coming off one of the best seasons since Cumberland University revived its football program in 1990, head coach Dewayne Alexander is excited to get back on the field. The Bulldogs began spring practice on March 21 but have yet to get in a full pads practice.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced its 2011 football schedule on Tuesday, which includes four home contests as well as a pair of night games on the road to start the season.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Melvin Armstrong and Mitch Reynolds have been selected to play in the Fifth Annual Victory Sports Network NAIA Senior Football Classic set for Saturday, April 30th in Salina, Kan.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Josh Smith was awarded the C.R. Bickerstaff/Coach Bill Pace University Scholar-Athlete Award on March 7 at the 45th Annual Awards Banquet of the Middle Tennessee chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland University student-athletes were part of a group of art majors that created six recently-displayed murals in the Papa John’s Pizza restaurant in the Mitchell Student Center on the CU campus.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s football program will host the Fifth Annual Wings and Things Clinic on April 15-16 on the CU campus, with Bulldog football coach Dewayne Alexander and a host of others teaching the principles and intricacies of the Wing-T offense.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Dewayne Alexander was named the College Football Coach of the Year by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association (TSWA) this week after helping the Bulldogs to an 8-3 record in 2010.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football players Stephon Ransom, Mitch Reynolds and Daniel Dayton were all named 2010 Honorable Mention All-Americans on Friday as voted on by NAIA football coaches and the Victory Sports Network broadcast team.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University finished the season ranked 23rd nationally in the 2010 NAIA Football Coaches' Postseason Top 25 Poll released this week. The Bulldogs ended the year 8-3 overall, just the second eight-win campaign in school history since the program was revived in 1990.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland head coaches Woody Hunt and Dewayne Alexander will both accept Coach of the Year awards in the coming days at their respective national conventions taking place in Dallas, Texas, and Nashville, Tenn.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland football players were recognized as 2010 NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 or above grade-point-average to be eligible for the national honor.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Dewayne Alexander was named the NAIA Region I Coach of the Year by the American Football Coaches Associated this week. Alexander will be recognized during the upcoming AFCA Convention set for January 9-12 in Dallas, Texas.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Twenty-one Cumberland University football players were named Mid-South Conference scholar-athletes, as announced by the league office. Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and hold a 3.25 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Five Cumberland defensive players along with tight end Mitch Reynolds were voted All-Mid-South Conference West Division, as announced by the conference office Friday.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s football team is ranked 23rd in the final regular season NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 announced Sunday by the national office.
WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Univ. of the Cumberland used the big play both rushing and passing to rack up 551 yards of total offense, defeating 17th-ranked Cumberland Univ., 52-27, here Saturday at James H. Taylor II Stadium.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University is sponsoring a free bus trip to Saturday’s football game at the Univ. of the Cumberlands. Interested individuals may reserve a spot on the bus by either sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the CU Student Affairs Office at 615/547-1390.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up one spot to 17th in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 poll released Monday by the national office. The Bulldogs defeated Belhaven University, 45-7, this past Saturday, ending the home schedule a perfect 6-0.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football players Josh Smith and Cody McCallister were both voted Second Team Academic All-District IV by the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA), as announced by the national organization.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland two-sport athlete Stephen Godfrey tragically passed away last Friday in Decatur, Ala. Godfrey played football and baseball at Cumberland in the early 1990’s and graduated in 1994 bachelor’s in Business Administration.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s defense posted four sacks, two safeties, an interception and a fumble return and the offense rushed for 321 yards and five touchdowns, in CU's 45-7 victory Saturday over Belhaven University at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up two spots to No. 18 in this week’s NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 released Monday by the national office. The Bulldogs defeated Union College, 29-18, last Saturday to move to 7-2 on the season and 3-1 in the Mid-South Conference West Division.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland linebacker Ben Miller was named the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after collecting 11 tackles, two for loss, forcing a fumble and starting a 15-point fourth quarter comeback with a safety in CU’s 29-18 victory this past week over Union College.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Jared White’s 33-yard field goal gave Cumberland the lead and Mitch Reynolds caught a 28-yard touchdown pass on the next possession, giving the 20th-ranked Bulldogs a 29-18 victory over Union College Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
LEBANON, Tenn. – The game time for Cumberland’s football contest scheduled for November 13 at the Univ. of the Cumberlands has been pushed up one hour to 12:30 p.m. ET, as agreed upon by school officials this week.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and Leadership Wilson will sponsor a benefit aiding the Nivens/McFarlin Home in Lebanon during the November 6 football game against Belhaven University, the final home game of the year for the Bulldogs.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University moved up five spots to No. 20 in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 poll released Monday by the national office. The Bulldogs defeated Bethel Univ., 23-17, on the road last week and have been ranked in the Top 25 for the last five weeks.
MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Cumberland scored 23 points in the first half, including a 54-yard TD pass to Mike Moore, and made two defensive stands in the fourth quarter for a 23-17 victory for the Bulldogs over Bethel University here Saturday night at Wildcat Stadium.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped to 25th in this week’s NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 after a 20-17 overtime loss at Faulkner University, as announced by the national office on Monday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Backup quarterback Christian Burnett was picked off in the end zone and Thomas Price booted a 33-yard field goal in overtime as Faulkner University shocked No. 16 Cumberland University Saturday at the Cramton Bowl with a 20-17 victory.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Faulkner University is sponsoring a Pink Out for this Saturday’s football game against Cumberland in honor of national Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Chris Simpson was named the NAIA Defensive Player of the Week after his performance in last Saturday’s victory over Shorter University, intercepting two passes and recovering a fumble.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland jumped five spots to No. 16 in this week’s NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25, announced by the national office on Monday. The ranking is the highest for CU since September 26, 2000, when the Bulldogs were also rated 16th.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland defensive back Chris Simpson was named the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after intercepting two passes, running one back for a touchdown, and recovering a fumble in CU’s 22-14 victory over Shorter University.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Jared White booted a 30-yard field goal with 1:49 to play and Chris Simpson added a 63-yard interception return for touchdown a little over a minute later as 21st-ranked Cumberland came from behind to post a 22-14 victory over Shorter Univ. Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University moved up four spots to No. 21 in Monday’s NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25, announced by the national office. It is the highest ranking for the Bulldogs since October 8, 2002, when CU was also rated 21st in the nation.
LEBANON, Tenn. – In his first appearance of the season, Curt Bureau completed 22-of-34 passes for 296 yards and one touchdown in 25th-ranked Cumberland’s 23-7 victory over Lindsey Wilson Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host The Coaches Breakfast this Saturday at 9 a.m. at Lindsey Donnell Stadium. The show is hosted by Tommy Bryan, CU’s play-by-play announcer, and features CU football coach Dewayne Alexander and Wilson County high school coaches.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Riding a three-game winning streak, Cumberland University is ranked 25th in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25, announced by the NAIA office late Monday afternoon. The ranking is the first for the Bulldogs since January 12, 2003, a postseason poll at the conclusion of the 2002 season.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Lemeco Miller rushed one for touchdown and caught a pair of TD passes, totaling 114 all-purpose yards in Cumberland’s 30-7 victory over West Virginia Tech Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium.
LEBANON, Tenn. – College football coaches around the nation will be wearing green and blue armbands this weekend as part of the AFCA's campaign Coach to Cure MD in support of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), including Cumberland head coach Dewayne Alexander when the Bulldogs face West Virginia Tech.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Christian Burnett completed 20-of-28 passes for 184 and one touchdown and rushed four times for 25 yards and another score in Cumberland’s 35-6 victory over Kentucky Christian here Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Allanté McLemore was voted the NAIA National Defensive Player of the Week Monday after returning a pair of interceptions for touchdowns in the Bulldogs 33-21 victory over Campbellsville University.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Allanté McLemore was named the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after returning a pair of interceptions for touchdowns in the Bulldogs 33-21 victory over Campbellsville University Saturday.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Allanté McLemore returned two interceptions for touchdowns and Cody McCallister picked up a fumble and raced 56 yards for a score, as Cumberland posted a 33-21 victory over Campbellsville Univ. Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University President Harvill Eaton is opening the gates for everyone to attend this Saturday’s football home opener, with free admission to the 1:30 p.m. kickoff against Campbellsville University at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field on the CU campus.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Austin Peay used four big plays as well as a combined 212 rushing yards from Terrence Holt and Ryan White, en route to a 38-6 victory over Cumberland Thursday night in the season opener for both teams at Governors Stadium.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Seven Cumberland athletic teams were recognized with the NAIA National Scholar-Team Award recently among 864 teams nationally. A team must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution to be considered for the NAIA Scholar Team award.
LEBANON, Tenn. – Six former Cumberland University athletes and coaches will be inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in the Class of 2010, including the late Nick Coutras, Randy Stegall, Rita Maynard McCarthy, Bud Childers, Roger Cox and Tommy Smith.
Cumberland football will offer three season ticket packages for the 2010 home schedule.