Quick Facts

2018 Quick Facts

GENERAL INFORMATION
Location: Lebanon, Tenn.
Enrollment: 2,314
Founded: 1842
Nickname: Phoenix
Colors: Maroon (PMS 505) and White
Affiliation: NAIA
President: Dr. Paul Stumb (Auburn University, 1978)
Faculty Athletics Representative: C. Rick Bell (Middle Tennessee, 1991)
Director of Athletics: Ron Pavan (Lubbock Christian, 1986)
Director of Athletics Phone: 615/547-1348
Athletics Phone: 615/547-1242
Website: www.GoCumberlandAthletics
Conference: Mid-South
Home Field: Nokes-Lasater Field
Surface/Capacity: Natural Grass/5,500

HEAD COACH
Head Coach: Tim Mathis, First Season (Georgia Southern, 1996)
Record at CU: First Season
Career Record: First Season
Mathis' Email: tmathis@cumberland.edu
Mathis' Office Phone: 615/547-1251

ASSISTANT COACHES
Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line: Paul Pitts, First Season (Shorter University, 2007)
Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs: Chris Elliott, First Season (Saint Francis [PA], 1997)
Wide Receivers/Tight Ends: Tim Lounsbury, Second Season (University of Houston, 1997)
Running Backs: Bobby Brown, Sixth Season (Middle Tennessee, 1994)
Defensive Line: Buddy Brown, 11th Season (Middle Tennessee, 1973)
Linebackers: Arnold Little, Sixth Season (Missouri Valley College, 2000)
Quarterbacks: Broc Loveless, First Season (Cumberland University, 2015)
Graduate Assistant: McFarland Murph, Second Season (Emory & Henry College, 2017)
Intern: Connor Fite, First Season
Athletic Trainer: Tyler Bennett, Third Season (Kent State, 2013)

SPORTS INFORMATION
Director (Football Contact): Jo Jo Freeman
Freeman’s E-mail: jfreeman@cumberland.edu
Freeman’s Office Phone: 615/547-1350
Freeman’s Cell Phone: 615/631-9522
Graduate Assistant: Stephanie Kushnir
Kushnir's E-mail: skushnir@cumberland.edu
Kushnir's Office Phone: 615/453-6338
Sports Information Fax: 615/443-8422
Mailing Address:
   One Cumberland Square
   Lebanon, TN 37087

TEAM INFORMATION
All-Time Record (Since 1990): 137-151
2017 Overall Record: 7-4
2017 Mid-South Record/Finish: 3-3/4th
Basic Offense: Triple Option
Basic Defense: 4-3
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 31/25
   Offense: 15/10
   Defense: 16/13
   Special Teams: 0/2
Starters Returning/Lost: 11/15
   Offense: 5/6
   Defense: 4/7
   Special Teams: 2/2
Redshirts:
29
Newcomers: 46

MEDIA
Radio: 98.9 FM WANT/1490 AM WCOR
Play-by-Play: Tommy Bryan
Bryan’s Phone: 615/594-5362
Bryan’s Email: tbryan@wilsonpost.com
Color Commentator: Bob Lea
Lea’s Phone: 615/351-6047
Lea’s Email: rmlea@hotmail.com
Primary Newspaper: Lebanon Democrat
Sports Editor: Andy Reed
Reed’s Phone: 615/444-3952
Reed’s Email: andy.reed@lebanondemocrat.com
Primary Newspaper: Wilson Post
Sports Editor: Tommy Bryan
Bryan’s Phone: 615/594-5362
Bryan’s Email: tbryan@wilsonpost.com