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September 16, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Parents, fans and other interested individuals can now download Bulldog sports schedules to their calendars via ECal at GoCumberlandAthletics.com.
September 15, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football moved up four spots to No. 21 in the first regular season edition of the 2014 NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday.
September 11, 2014
MARTIN, Tenn. – UT Martin scored 21 points in the final six-plus minutes of the first half to take a commanding lead at intermission and the Skyhawks won their home opener, 63-7, over Cumberland here Thursday night at Hardy Graham Stadium.
September 08, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – After winning conference player of the week honors earlier in the day, Cumberland’s Justus Dauscha and Mike Self were voted NAIA Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week on Monday after their performances in a victory over fourth-ranked University of the Cumberlands.
September 08, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Justus Dauscha and Mike Self were voted Mid-South Conference Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday after their performances in a victory over the University of the Cumberlands.
September 06, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Anthony Knight returned an interception 74 yards for a touchdown to put Cumberland ahead for good and Michael Green had a 59-yard catch-and-run that proved to be the game-winner, as the 25th-ranked Bulldogs erased 10 years of frustration with a 34-27 victory over No. 4 University of the Cumberlands here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.
September 04, 2014
Information on a pep rally at Chick-Fil-A in Lebanon this Friday and University tailgating activities during football games this coming season.
August 14, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s fall student-athletes participated in a pair of service projects along with Leadership Training during their first days on campus over the last week.
August 11, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – With returning players reporting to campus on Monday, Cumberland is ranked 25th in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll, the national office released Monday. Head coach Donnie Suber enters his second season at the helm of the Bulldogs program after posting a 7-4 mark in 2013.
August 01, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football was picked third in a tightly-bunched group at the top of the Mid-South Conference West Division in a poll of league coaches released Friday by the conference office.
July 24, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics announced its 2014 Gameday events this week, which includes honoring conference and national champions for baseball, wrestling, men’s golf, women’s soccer and men’s tennis, as well as a $2 donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation for each paying customer during one November contest.
June 03, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2014 Spring Semester Dean’s List last week, which includes 137 current and former student-athletes and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a grade-point-average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the spring semester.
May 08, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – A record 131 current and former Cumberland student-athletes, athletic trainers and athletic staff will receive their degrees this Saturday in the 172nd Commencement ceremonies on the lawn of Memorial Hall on the CU campus. It marks the fourth straight year of increase in the number of graduates for athletic department student-athletes and personnel.
April 20, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics will host the Third Annual Scholar-Athlete Recognition Day with a breakfast for 132 current students at Immanuel Baptist Church on Friday, April 25. Current Bulldog student-athletes must maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average with at least 30 credit hours passed before the spring semester.
April 14, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 25th in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Spring Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday. Head coach Donnie Suber enters his second season at the helm of the Bulldogs program after posting a 7-4 mark in 2013.
April 03, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Beau Baker was Cumberland University’s nominee for the C.R. Bickerstaff/Coach Bill Pace University Scholar-Athlete Award presented last month at the 48th Annual Awards Banquet of the Middle Tennessee chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.
March 28, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football will open spring practice this Monday and hold a Spring Game on Saturday, April 26 at 11 a.m. at Nokes-Lasater Field. The team will practice Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the next four weeks (except Good Friday) and scrimmage three times during the month, all on Saturdays.
March 26, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University football team joined forces with the Nashville Area Chapter of the American Red Cross on March 5 to donate blood to aid those in the Middle Tennessee area.
February 18, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football coach Donnie Suber announced the signing of 13 players to scholarship papers this week for the 2014 season, including local products Dakota Self, Coleton Thomas and Jeffrey Benson.
February 13, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the 2014 football schedule this week, which includes five home games at Nokes-Lasater Field beginning with the season opener against the University of the Cumberlands on September 6.
January 29, 2014
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced the 2013 Fall Dean’s List, which includes 128 student-athletes and athletic training majors. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a GPA of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted during the fall semester.
December 23, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – For the second straight season Cumberland University led the nation in NAIA-Daktronics Scholar-Athletes, with 16 student-athletes honored by the national organization.
December 19, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University offensive lineman AJ Harmon was voted Second Team AFCA-NAIA Coaches’ All-America, as announced this week by the American Football Coaches Association.
December 17, 2013
Cumberland student-athletes Corey Matyskiela, Sarah Murray and Victoria Bennett recently spent time with special needs children at Harris Hillman School in Nashville as part of the continuing community service projects within the CU Athletic Department.
December 11, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Beau Baker has been named one of the 10 finalists for the 2013 Fred Mitchell Award, which is provided to the Football Championship Subdivision, Division II, Division III, NAIA or NJCAA place-kicker that excels on the football field and in the community.
November 23, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland remained 23rd in this week’s NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the last regular season ranking of the year, announced by the national office. One final Top 25 ranking will be released after the conclusion of the NAIA playoffs.
November 22, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University led the Mid-South Conference with 28 football Scholar-Athletes, as announced this week by the league office in coordination with the end of the regular season.
November 20, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Nathan Jernigan was voted the Mid-South Conference West Division Freshman of the Year while Michael Nwokoji, AJ Harmon, Beau Baker and Nick Lennox were named First Team All-Mid-South West.
November 18, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Nick Lennox was voted the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after registering 4.5 sacks with a forced fumble and eight total tackles in a 41-17 victory over NCAA Division II Alderson Broaddus.
November 16, 2013
PHILIPPI, W.Va. – Cumberland quarterback Broc Loveless rushed for 152 yards and a touchdown, and Fredrel Cross added 110 on the ground with a pair of scores as the No. 23-ranked Bulldogs defeated Alderson Broaddus, 41-17 in the final game of the regular season Saturday at Alderson Broaddus Stadium.
November 11, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University to the national rankings for the first time in four weeks, coming in at No. 23 in the latest edition of the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday.
November 11, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Nathan Jernigan was named the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after posting a pair of interceptions and nine tackles in CU’s 40-28 victory at Reinhardt University.
November 11, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s William Judson was named the Mid-South Conference Champions of Character honoree for football, as announced recently by the league office.
November 09, 2013
WALESKA, Ga. – Cumberland rushed for 310 yards and took advantage of six turnovers, with Nathan Jernigan intercepting a pair of passes, posting a 40-28 victory over 20th-ranked Reinhardt University here Saturday at Ken White Field.
November 08, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Reed Gurchiek and Blake DeBoard were named to the Capital One Football Academic All-District 2 team this week. Both student-athletes will now enter the pool of players from around the country to be selected Academic All-American later this month.
November 02, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Broc Loveless rushed for two touchdowns and Austin Chaplin’s blocked punt provided another score, as Cumberland gained 247 yards on the ground en route to a 34-13 Senior Day victory here Saturday over Bethel University at Nokes-Lasater Field.
October 30, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland placekicker Beau Baker was recognized for the second straight month by the Fred Mitchell Award Selection Committee for continued excellence on and off the field.
October 26, 2013
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Reed Gurchiek’s Hail Mary pass was knocked away in the end zone, ending a furious second half from both teams and a penalty-filled contest, with Campbellsville University holding off Cumberland, 24-19, in football action here Saturday at Citizens Bank Field-Finley Stadium.
October 19, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Josh Hollingsworth completed 34-of-53 passes for 486 yards and three touchdowns and 19th-ranked Faulkner University compiled 602 yards of offense, running away in the second half with a 44-7 victory over No. 25 Cumberland here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.
October 14, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked No. 25 in this week’s NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the club’s first ranking since the Preseason Poll in August, the national office announced Monday afternoon.
October 14, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Michael Nwokoji was voted the Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after rushing for 114 yards and two touchdowns and accounting for 161 all-purpose yards in a 45-43 Homecoming victory over Union College.
October 12, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Nwokoji rushed for 114 yards and two touchdowns and Reed Gurchiek added a pair of rushing scores, but Cumberland’s defense stopped Hogan Goodson on a two-point try with 1:49 remaining in the game, preserving a 45-43 victory on Homecoming here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.
October 07, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland student-athletes took some time to give back to the Lebanon community Friday, as more than 50 players visited Sam Houston Elementary to share wisdom on college life and offer tips in their respective sports at the Sports Spectacular.
October 05, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored 28 unanswered points in the second half to take the lead and Broc Loveless scampered 20 yards for the score in overtime, lifting the Bulldogs to a 49-42 victory over the University of Pikeville here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.
October 02, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Beau Baker was recognized this week by the presenters of the Fred Mitchell Award for excellence on the football field and in the community during the month of September.
September 28, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Broc Loveless rushed for 127 yards and three touchdowns, all in the second half, and Reed Gurchiek added 164 yards passing in Cumberland’s 40-10 victory over Bluefield College in the home opener here Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.
September 23, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Reed Gurchiek and Beau Baker were voted the Mid-South Conference Offensive and Special Teams Players of the Week, respectively, on Monday after their performances helped the Bulldogs to their first win of the season at Belhaven University.
September 21, 2013
JACKSON, Miss. – Reed Gurchiek accounted for 324 yards of total offense and two touchdowns, including the go-ahead eight-yard TD pass in the fourth quarter, as Cumberland picked up its first win of the season with a 41-31 victory here Saturday over Belhaven University at H.T. Newell Field.
September 07, 2013
WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Reed Gurchiek completed a 19-yard touchdown pass in the final quarter, but No. 8 University of the Cumberlands got two special teams scores and D’Angelo Jordan had two long touchdown runs in a 41-10 victory for the Patriots over 25th-ranked Cumberland here Saturday at James H. Taylor II Stadium.
August 29, 2013
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Broc Loveless rushed five yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter, completing a 13-play, 75-yard drive, but two big plays in the second quarter by Ladarious Vanlier broke open the game and Tennessee Tech cruised to a 63-7 victory over Cumberland here Thursday night at Tucker Stadium.
August 27, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Athletics is adding to its services for live video, audio and stats for the 2013-14 academic year beginning with Wednesday’s first home event, a volleyball match against Tennessee Temple at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
August 20, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s fall sports continued preseason workouts over the weekend as they prepare for their first competitions of the season, which take place from August 28-31. A few notes and quotes from the six sports with athletes already on campus:
August 13, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 25th in the 2013 NAIA Football Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday. The Bulldogs opened preseason camp this week in preparation for the August 29 season-opener at Tennessee Tech.
July 26, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football tied for third in the West Division in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Football Coaches’ Poll released Friday by the league office.
July 17, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics announced its 2013 Gameday events this week, which includes Thank-a-Teacher Day, Champions Day, Hall of Fame Weekend and a canned food drive. CU will honor the 1993 football team on October 5 on the 20th anniversary of the program’s only NAIA playoff appearance.
July 15, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – A record 13 Cumberland University programs were honored as NAIA Scholar Teams over the weekend. Teams must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution and the team GPA includes all eligible varsity student-athletes.
July 02, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Donnie Suber announced the signings of Trevon Jones and Andrew Jernigan to scholarship papers this week for the 2013 season.
May 29, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Donnie Suber announced the signings of Korey McLin, Jacob Sims, Brian Rudolph, Matt Alter and Austin Lees this week to scholarship papers for the 2013 season.
May 13, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football coach Donnie Suber announced the signings of Tony Cooper and Joey Faulk this week to scholarship papers for the 2013 season.
May 10, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland University football player BJ Stewart participated in the first day of minicamp with the Dallas Cowboys on Friday at Valley Ranch in Irving, Texas. Stewart was one of more than 40 players, mostly rookies, at the two-day minicamp.
April 16, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 20th in the 2013 NAIA Football Coaches’ Spring Top 25 Poll, the national office announced this week, as the Bulldogs prepare for their Spring Game under first-year head coach Donnie Suber this coming Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.
April 05, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football coach Donnie Suber announced four more signees for the Bulldogs for the 2013 season, including Mark Winningham Jr., Luke Jennings, Derek Barnes and Clay Cisson.
March 27, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football coach Donnie Suber announced two more signings this week, including Albany, Ga., native Nytrellis Ross and Mt. Juliet native Josh Bates, for the 2013 season.
March 21, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – First-year Cumberland football coach Donnie Suber and the Bulldogs begin spring practice this Friday at 4 p.m., the first of 15 sessions for the team that concludes April 20 with the Spring Game at Nokes-Lasater Field.
March 08, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football coach Donnie Suber announced the signing of four players to scholarships for next season, including Daniel Wilson, Antoniea Sommerrow, Brannon Hill and Cody Carr.
March 08, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Cody McCallister was awarded the C.R. Bickerstaff/Coach Bill Pace University Scholar-Athlete Award on March 2 at the 47th Annual Awards Banquet of the Middle Tennessee chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.
February 07, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Donnie Suber announced the signing of nine players this week to scholarship papers for the 2013 season, including local standouts Ethan Copas, Taylor Jones, Brady Eady, Keithandre Murray, Dylan Mathis and Mason Pavan.
January 25, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the 2013 football schedule on Friday, which includes five home games and nine contests versus NAIA competition.
January 08, 2013
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland tight end BJ Stewart has been invited to participate in the inaugural Raycom College Football All-Star Classic on Saturday, January 19 in Montgomery, Ala. The game will be played at the Cramton Bowl and broadcast live on CBS Sports Network.
December 19, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland ended the season ranked 19th nationally in the NAIA Football Coaches' Postseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced this week.
December 12, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Ryan Wood was named to the NAIA Coaches’ All-America Team on Wednesday, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious All-America honor, by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA).
December 11, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – A record 16 Cumberland football players were named 2012 Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athletes on Tuesday, as announced by the national office. Cumberland led all institutions with its 16 honorees among the 259 total athletes named to the list.
December 03, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Cody McCallister and Jared White were both named Capital One Academic All-American in the College Division as named by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Monday.
November 15, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Lemeco Miller was voted Mid-South Conference West Division Offensive Player of the Year and BJ Stewart, Jesse Hall, Ryan Wood, Jared White, Jarred Williams and Michael Hagewood all earned First Team honors after a vote of league coaches.
November 15, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University led the way in the Mid-South Conference with 31 MSC Scholar-Athletes, a program-best for the Bulldogs, as announced by the league office this week.
November 12, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Michael Hagewood was voted the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after helping the Bulldogs to a 33-32 overtime victory at Lindsey Wilson this past weekend.
November 12, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – After posting a 33-32 overtime victory in the season finale, Cumberland moved up one spot to No. 20 in the final NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Sunday.
November 10, 2012
COLUMBIA, Ky. – Broc Loveless rushed three straight times for a touchdown in overtime before Lindsey Wilson scored but missed their third extra point of the game and 23rd-ranked Cumberland survived, 33-32, over Lindsey Wilson here Saturday at Blue Raider Stadium.
November 08, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s William Judson, Jared White, Josh Walker, Cody McCallister and Connor McChurch were voted Capital One First Team Academic-All-District IV, as announced Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
November 05, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – With a 49-0 victory at home over the weekend, Cumberland jumped back into the NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll at No. 21, the national office announced Monday.
November 05, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Reed Gurchiek was voted the Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after posting a nearly perfect day passing and accounting for three touchdowns in one half of play in a 49-0 victory over Bluefield College.
November 03, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Reed Gurchiek and Broc Loveless each threw two touchdown passes, Michael Hagewood picked off two passes and Lemeco Miller scored twice, setting the single-season touchdowns mark, in Cumberland’s 49-0 victory over Bluefield College here Saturday on Senior Day at Nokes-Lasater Field.
October 27, 2012
MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Bethel University scored twice in just over a minute in the third period and the Wildcats broke up a two-point conversion attempt with 2:20 remaining, hanging on to defeat 20th-ranked Cumberland, 32-30, here Saturday at Wildcat Stadium.
October 23, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Reed Gurchiek was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Offensive Player of the Week after accounting for 237 yards of total offense and two touchdowns in CU’s 28-23 victory over Campbellsville University.
October 22, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – After posting a 28-23 victory at home over the weekend, Cumberland moved up five spots to No. 20 nationally in the seventh edition of the NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday.
October 20, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Lemeco Miller rushed for 126 yards and accounted for two touchdowns and Michael Hagewood's interception in the final minute preserved 25th-ranked Cumberland's 28-23 victory over Campbellsville University here Saturday night at Nokes-Lasater Field.
October 15, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will take part in a canned food drive this Saturday for the Campbellsville football game that benefits Joseph’s Storehouse in Lebanon. Fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable items to drop-off boxes at the two ticket entrances to Nokes-Lasater Field.
October 13, 2012
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Big plays and short drives propelled Faulkner to a 42-14 victory over 16th-ranked Cumberland on Saturday here at John Mark Stallings Field, as the Eagles scored on drives of 1, 1 and 2 plays and kickoff, punt and interception and fumble returns setup the Eagles for short TD drives.
October 11, 2012
Senior running back and Huntsville, Ala., native Lemeco Miller is featured in an article published today in the Huntsville Times newspaper.
October 08, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – After posting its fourth straight victory this past weekend, Cumberland moved up one spot to 16th nationally in the latest edition of the NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday.
October 08, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Lemeco Miller was voted the Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after posting 175 yards rushing and five touchdowns along with 226 all-purpose yards in a 42-21 victory over Union College on Saturday.
October 06, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Lemeco Miller rushed 27 times for 175 yards and five touchdowns and added two receptions for 51 yards, as 17th-ranked Cumberland scored three times in the fourth quarter for a 42-21 victory over Union College on Homecoming Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.
October 01, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up two more spots to No. 17 in the NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday, after posting their second consecutive road victory last Saturday.
October 01, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Lemeco Miller was voted the Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after registering 208 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns in a 41-23 victory on Saturday at the University of Pikeville.
September 29, 2012
PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Lemeco Miller posted 208 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns and 19th-ranked Cumberland rolled up 491 yards of total offense, holding off the University of Pikeville, 41-23, here Saturday at Hillard Howard Field.
September 24, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – After posting a 24-17 road victory on Saturday, Cumberland moved up two spots to No. 19 in the third regular-season edition of the NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday.
September 22, 2012
WISE, Va. – Lemeco Miller rushed 29 times for 160 yards, both career-highs, and scored three times and Cumberland’s defense made two stands late in the fourth quarter in a 24-17 victory here Saturday night over UVA-Wise at Carl Smith Stadium.
September 17, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – After pulling out a 36-30 victory over Belhaven University in overtime, Cumberland University moved up four spots to 21st in the second regular-season edition of the NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday.
September 15, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Reed Gurchiek rushed four yards for the score and Cumberland missed the extra point, but the Bulldog defense held on four plays, getting a sack in the sequence in defeating Belhaven University, 36-30, in overtime on Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.
September 12, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped three spots to 25th nationally in this week’s NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced late Monday.
September 08, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – D’Angelo Jordan rushed for 169 yards and one touchdown and 19th-ranked Univ. of the Cumberlands scored 48 straight points in a 55-13 victory over No. 22 Cumberland University on Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field, spoiling the debut of the Bulldogs’ new facility.
September 01, 2012
DYERSBURG, Tenn. – Lemeco Miller rushed for 111 yards and two touchdowns and 22nd-ranked Cumberland’s defense limited Kansas Wesleyan to just 45 yards in the second half in a 31-10 season-opening victory here Saturday in the Big River Bowl at J.C. Sawyers Stadium.
August 24, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University has signed a contract with Stretch Internet for streaming of live video, stats and audio (when available) for Bulldog home events in 2012-13 beginning with the August 28 men’s soccer match against Tennessee Wesleyan.
August 23, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland announced its 2012 Gameday events for football season, which includes two pregame live music events in the tailgating area, a Kids Zone with inflatables, face painting and tattoos, and three contests in which fans are asked to wear CU colors – white, black and cardinal.
August 16, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s football team continues two-a-day practices on Thursday at the Nokes-Lasater Field complex, including shoulder pads and helmets for the first time Thursday afternoon after three days of conditioning and workouts in shorts and t-shirts.
August 09, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s football team is tied for 22nd in the NAIA Football Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll released this week by the national office. The Bulldogs return 14 starters and 42 letterwinners from last season’s 7-3 club.
August 03, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Posters and schedule cards for Cumberland football, volleyball, men’s soccer and women’s soccer have all arrived for the 2012 season and are available for pickup in the lobby of the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.
August 02, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland football program and the move to Nokes-Lasater Field is highlighted in The Tennessean newspaper on Thursday, including photos of the stadium and Director of Athletics Ron Pavan.
July 26, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced season ticket and single-game ticket prices for the 2012 football campaign this week at the program’s new home, Nokes-Lasater Field off Tennessee Blvd.
July 24, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Athletics announced its 2012 Hall of Fame class this week, which includes former All-Americans Doug Binkley, Renae Williams and Chuck MacFarlane as well as former coach Rick Reeves. The group is part of the 26th Hall of Fame Class and will be inducted during a dinner on Friday, October 5 on the CU campus.
July 20, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football was selected second in the Mid-South Conference West Division in a vote of league coaches announced Friday.
July 20, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University seniors Connor McChurch and Ryan Wood were both voted Third Team on the 20th Annual USA Football News Preseason All-American Teams as selected by coaches, sports information directors, certified players' agents, pro scouts, media and staff of USA Football News.
July 17, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Athletics has tickets for sale to the season-opening football game in Dyersburg set for September 1 at Noon against Kansas Wesleyan.
July 09, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Stadium renovations continue at Nokes-Lasater Field, the new home of Cumberland University football, but plenty has already been accomplished after a month a work by crews of workers, including painting, pressure washing, field maintenance, and even more painting.
May 24, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football announced game times for its 2012 schedule this week, which includes one night game at the new home of the program, Nokes-Lasater Field, and one other evening contest on the road.
May 02, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland student-athletes Kyle Upton, Adrian Baker, Aaron Brown and Corey Hamilton all had works accepted to a recent juried collegiate art competition entitled “Artists of the 21st Century” and sponsored by the University of Tennessee at Martin.
April 19, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 23rd nationally in the 2012 NAIA Football Coaches’ Spring Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Wednesday. The Bulldogs posted a 7-3 record in 2011 and finished the year ranked 24th in the country.
April 17, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Mackenzie Keele and Ben Miller were recently recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association with its annual All-American Athlete of the Year award.
April 09, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – With a final 3-2 vote Monday night, the Wilson County Board of Education gave approval for Cumberland University to move its football operation and play games at Nokes-Lasater Field in Lebanon beginning this summer.
April 06, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland started spring football practice last week with more than 100 players on campus for drills, a record number under head coach Dewayne Alexander, who enters his seventh seasons with the Bulldogs in 2012.
April 05, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior football player Ben Miller is this year’s recipient of the Lindsey Donnell Award presented annually to a Bulldog student-athlete who excels in both academics and athletics. The award is given in honor of Lindsey Donnell, a former Little All-American and former professor at CU.
February 13, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s football program will host the Sixth Annual Wings and Things Clinic on April 20-21 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.
February 09, 2012
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Dewayne Alexander announced the 2012 schedule this week, which includes five home games for the Bulldogs, including home tilts against longtime rivals Campbellsville University, Union College and the University of the Cumberlands.
December 19, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Nine Cumberland football players were named NAIA Daktronics National Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the national office in advance of Saturday’s national championship game in Rome, Ga.
December 09, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Sam Greene and Cody McCallister were both voted First Team and Ben Miller and Tim McCord each received Second Team honors on the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America College Division football teams announced this week by CoSIDA.
November 22, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Twenty-three Cumberland football players were recognized this week as Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the league office. Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically with at least a 3.25 grade-point-average on a 4.0 scale to be eligible for the award.
November 18, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Sam Greene, James McClain, Ben Miller and Chris Simpson were all voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference West Division and Quan Johnson was named Offensive Freshman of the Year, as announced by the league office this week.
November 15, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football players Tim McCord, Cody McCallister, Sam Greene, Ben Miller and Connor McChurch were all named to the Capital One Academic All-District IV College Division team, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
November 14, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped five spots to 25th in the NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Sunday. The Bulldogs lost their final two games of the season to finish 7-3 overall.
November 12, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland took advantage of four turnovers, turning those into 27 points, but the University of the Cumberlands rushed for 363 yards and posted a 31-27 victory over the 20th-ranked Bulldogs in the season finale for both teams here Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
November 07, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped six spots to No. 20 in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday, after the Bulldogs dropped a 34-21 decision over the weekend at Belhaven University.
November 05, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Kylan Pollard caught a touchdown and rushed for another and Belhaven University put together four scoring drives of 60-plus yards and defeated 14th-ranked Cumberland, 34-21, here Saturday afternoon at H.T. Newell Field.
November 01, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up one more spot to 14th in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Monday. The No. 14 rating ties for the second highest ranking for the Bulldog program in school history and the highest ranking since being 14th on September 28, 1998.
October 31, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s James McClain was named the Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after compiling 241 all-purpose yards with two touchdowns in a victory at Union College.
October 29, 2011
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. – Cumberland scored on its first three possessions of the game and five of six possessions in the first half and the 15th-ranked Bulldogs held on for a 43-35 victory Saturday here at Burch-Nau Field.
October 24, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University continued its ascent in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, climbing two spots to 15th after a 36-34 victory over then No. 14 Bethel University this past Saturday.
October 24, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland Spirit Program is sponsoring a bus trip for all individuals to the October 29 football game at Union College in Barbourville, Ky. Kickoff for the contest is set for 11 a.m. Central Time.
October 22, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Jared White booted a 30-yard field goal with 2:31 remaining and Reed Gurchiek passes for 294 yards and three touchdowns, as 17th-ranked Cumberland won a seesaw contest, 36-34, over 14th-ranked Bethel University here Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
October 17, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up three spots to No. 17 in the sixth regular-season edition of the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25, the national office announced Monday. The Bulldogs have won four straight games overall and stand 5-1 this season.
October 15, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – James McClain rushed for 110 yards and four touchdowns and Lemeco Miller carried 21 times for 116 yards , as Cumberland accumulated 296 yards on the ground in a 49-28 Homecoming victory over Faulkner Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
October 13, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – An NAIA podcast with James McClain as well as Marian University’s Eric Sheppard and E. J. White from the Univ. of St. Francis [IL] is now available on the NAIA website and PlayNAIA blog.
October 11, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland returner James McClain was named the NAIA Special Teams Player of the Week after returning the opening kickoff of the second half 92 yards for a touchdown in CU’s 21-17 victory last Saturday at 22nd-ranked Shorter University.
October 10, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – After winning on the road for the third time in five games this season, Cumberland moved up five spots to 20th in the fifth regular-season edition of the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25, the national office announced Monday.
October 10, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s James McClain was named the Mid-South Conference Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday after returning the opening kickoff of the second half 92 yards for a touchdown in CU’s 21-17 victory at 22nd-ranked Shorter University.
October 08, 2011
ROME, Ga. – James McClain ran back the opening kickoff of the second half 92 yards and Cumberland’s defense held Shorter to just 174 yards rushing, including 13 in the fourth quarter in a 21-17 victory Saturday at Barron Stadium.
October 04, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University moved back into the national rankings at 25th in the fourth regular season edition of the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25, the national office announced Monday. The Bulldogs were ranked 18th in the Preseason Coaches’ Poll and have been in the receiving votes category the last three weeks.
September 24, 2011
MONTGOMERY, W.Va. – DeJeay Woods caught a 41-yard touchdown pass with 1:56 to play and Cumberland scored 21 points in the fourth quarter, overcoming a 10-point deficit for a 31-26 victory here Saturday over West Virginia Tech.
September 19, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ben Miller was named the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after collecting 10 tackles with an interception and two pass break-ups in a 33-17 victory over Kentucky Christian.
September 17, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Broc Loveless connected with Quan Johnson for a 46-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter and Cumberland later added a safety, as the Bulldogs overcame a sluggish start and defeated Kentucky Christian, 33-17, Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
September 10, 2011
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Stan Warrenhuffman caught eight passes for 117 yards and three touchdown and Campbellsville blocked three kicks, two by Leon Melvin, as the Tigers outlasted 18th-ranked Cumberland 30-27 here Saturday night at Finley Stadium.
September 05, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Ben Miller was named the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after helping the Bulldogs to a 23-13 season-opening victory at Lindsey Wilson.
September 03, 2011
COLUMBIA, Ky. – Cumberland intercepted four passes and came up with six total turnovers, turning those into 14 points, as the 18th-ranked Bulldogs overcame a slow start for a 23-13 season-opening victory over Lindsey Wilson here Saturday night.
August 26, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – With fall camp complete, Cumberland football coach Dewayne Alexander commented this week on the team’s efforts during camp, the practice schedule and then on different positions and players as the Bulldogs head towards next Saturday’s season opener at Lindsey Wilson.
August 23, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland Football Coaches Show returns for another year starting August 31 and running through the end of the season. Tommy Bryan, who handles play-by-play duties for all Bulldog football broadcasts, will host the 60-minute show inside the Mitchell Student Center on the CU campus.
August 19, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – With fall camp nearly complete, Cumberland football coach Dewayne Alexander has been very pleased with his team’s efforts as the Bulldogs head toward the finish of fall camp with Saturday’s team scrimmage at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
August 10, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University begins football practice Wednesday just as materials for new stadium seating and press box arrived this week. More than 120 players will participate in Wednesday’s opening workouts, the first of 11 days of preseason workouts before classes begin at CU on August 24.
August 09, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 19th nationally in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll the national office announced late Monday. The Bulldogs were ranked in seven Top 25 polls last season, including 23rd at the end of the regular season.
August 08, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s football team took to the streets of Lebanon on Monday for a pair of community service projects, mulching at the city’s main offices at Castle Heights and various activities at the Jimmy Floyd Family Center.
July 28, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s football team was picked second in the West Division in a vote of Mid-South Conference coaches released this week. The Bulldogs trailed the Univ. of the Cumberlands by one point in the final tally.
July 27, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Thanks to recent Cumberland University graduate Gloria Caples, the 2011 football schedule desktop background is now available at GoCumberlandAthletics.com featuring seniors Sam Greene, Stephon Ransom, Chris Simpson and Ben Miller along with junior Allanté McLemore.
July 18, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Dewayne Alexander received the Tennessee Sportswriters Association Football Coach of the Year award Friday during the TSWA’s annual business meeting and luncheon at the TSSAA headquarters in Hermitage, Tenn.
July 14, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced new season and single-game ticket prices for the 2011 football campaign this week. New bleachers and press box facilities will be in place for the home opener on September 17, with delivery and construction set for the month of August.
July 07, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Dayton was rated as the top returner in the nation and Tyler Emmetts and Stephon Ransom were both ranked among the top players at their positions by the Victory Sports Network in a preseason list of the top returning NAIA football players for the upcoming season.
July 05, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s football team is ranked 18th in the Victory Sports Network complete preseason ranking of all 85 NAIA football teams in this summer’s NAIA Preview magazine, which may be purchased online at http://www.victorysportsnetwork.com.
June 21, 2011
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland linebacker Stephon Ransom was named a Preseason All-American this week by Consensus Draft Services, an extensive online NFL draft preview website.
May 12, 2011
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.
May 12, 2011
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.
April 28, 2011
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.
April 28, 2011
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.
April 27, 2011
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.
April 27, 2011
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.
April 19, 2011
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.
April 19, 2011
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.
April 14, 2011
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.
April 14, 2011
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.
April 01, 2011
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.
April 01, 2011
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.
March 29, 2011
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.
March 29, 2011
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.
March 24, 2011
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.
March 15, 2011
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.
March 09, 2011
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.
March 09, 2011
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.
February 11, 2011
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.
January 14, 2011
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.
January 11, 2011
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.
January 03, 2011
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.
December 21, 2010
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.
December 07, 2010
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.
November 22, 2010
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.
November 19, 2010
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.
November 15, 2010
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.
November 13, 2010
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.
November 11, 2010
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 epawlawski@cumberland.edu or by calling the CU Student Affairs Office at 615/547-1390.
November 08, 2010
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.
November 08, 2010
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.
November 07, 2010
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.
November 06, 2010
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.
November 01, 2010
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.
November 01, 2010
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.
October 30, 2010
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.
October 26, 2010
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.
October 26, 2010
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.
October 25, 2010
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.
October 23, 2010
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.
October 18, 2010
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.
October 16, 2010
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.
October 13, 2010
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.
October 11, 2010
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.
October 11, 2010
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.
October 11, 2010
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.
October 09, 2010
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.
October 04, 2010
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.
October 02, 2010
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.
September 28, 2010
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.
September 27, 2010
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.
September 25, 2010
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.
September 21, 2010
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.
September 18, 2010
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.
September 13, 2010
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.
September 13, 2010
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.
September 11, 2010
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.
September 07, 2010
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.
September 02, 2010
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.
August 10, 2010
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.
July 30, 2010
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.
July 08, 2010
Cumberland football will offer three season ticket packages for the 2010 home schedule.
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