Brown added to Football Staff Full Time as OC
LEBANON, Tenn.--Head Football Coach Tim Mathis announces the addition of longtime assistant coach Bobby Brown to the staff full time as the offensive coordinator.
Cumberland Athletics finishes Second in 2022-23 MSC President's Cup
LEBANON, Tenn.—Cumberland University Athletics finishes in second place in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings, announced today by the league office.
2023 Cumberland Athletics Awards Night
LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Athletics hosted their second annual Awards Night in Alumni Hall on Sunday night giving honors and recognition to the tremendous contributions of our student-athletes during the 2022-23 year.
Cumberland Athletics Announces 2023 Summer Camps
LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Athletics announces summer camps from baseball, softball, men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, men's and women's soccer, and football.
Football Alum Chris Simpson named Broyles Award Winner
LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland football alum Chris Simpson garners statewide honor by being named the Broyles Award winner announced today by the Tennessee Football Coaches' Association.
Cumberland lands at No. 41 in LEARFIELD Directors' Cup Standings
LEBANON, Tenn.--After the completeion of the winter championships, Cumberland University Athletics lands at No. 41 in the NAIA LEARFIELD Directors' Cup standings.
Cumberland Athletics in Fourth in MSC President's Cup Standings
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics sits in fourth place in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings after the completion of the winter season, conference officials announced on Friday.
Football releases 2023 Schedule
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the 2023 football schedule this week, including five home games and four non-conference games.
Jackson Bray Joins Cumberland Football Coaching Staff
Lebanon, Tenn.-- Cumberland head coach Tim Mathis welcomes Jackson Bray to the football staff as an offensive line coach.
Football Announces 2023 Signing Class
LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland head football coach Tim Mathis announces the list of signees, commitments, and early enrollees as a part of the 2023 Signing Class on National Signing Day.
Cumberland Athletics in Third Place in the MSC President's Cup Standings
LEBANON, Tenn.. – Cumberland Athletics sits in third place in the Mid-South Conference President’s Cup standings after the fall season, conference officials announced on Friday.
Marmolejo, Sheppard, and Hill earn Second Team All-MSC
LEBANON, Tenn.--Senior Ronaldo Marmolejo, junior Treylon Sheppard, and freshman Bryson Hill each earned a spot on the All-Mid-South Conference Second Team, announced Wednesday by the conference office.
Dallas named to MSC Football Champions of Character Team
LEBANON, Tenn. - The 2022 Mid-South Conference Football Champions of Character team has been released with Jalen Dallas as Cumberland Football's honoree, conference officials announced on Wednesday.
24 Football Student-Athletes earn Academic All-Conference Honors
LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland football had 24 student-athletes earn Mid-South Conference Academic All-Conference accolades, conference officials announced on Wednesday.
No. 4 Bethel scores 27 unanswered in the second half to spoil senior day
LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland football jumped out to a 17-0 lead on No. 4 Bethel, but the Wildcats scored 27-unanswered points in the second half to come-from-behind to defeat the Phoenix 27-17.
Cumberland falls 44-30 on the road
MONTGOMERY, Ala.-- Cumberland football fought hard on the road but ultimately fell 44-30 on the road against Faulkner University.
No. 3 Lindsey Wilson pulled away from Cumberland in the second half, 27-3
LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland held tightly in the first half, but No. 3 Lindsey Wilson pulled away in the second half to get a 27-3 win over CU at Nokes-Lasater.
Thomas More seals win late to down the Phoenix, 24-16
CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.--Trailing 17-6 at the half, Cumberland put up 10 points in the third quarter, but an interception set up a fourth quarter touchdown by Thomas More to pull out the 24-16 win.
Capps playing in the X-League in Japan
LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland football alum Jace Capps is playing overseas in Japan's X-League for the Nojima Sagamihara Rise.
George Plaster Moderates Discussion Panel With Tim Tebow at Cumberland University
Cumberland University hosted a discussion panel in Baird Chapel with two-time national champion, first-round NFL draft pick, Heisman Trophy winner, and author Tim Tebow and Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame inductee George Plaster.
Phoenix set scoring record in Homecoming Win over Campbellsville
LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland sets the record for points in a game since the resurgence of the football program in 1990 posting 65 points in a big homecoming win over Mid-South rival Campbellsville for their first conference win. Prior to the start of the game Tim Tebow spoke to a full crowd of 4,172 people at Nokes-Lasater.
Phoenix fall in a low scoring battle 10-6
WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.-- The Phoenix fall in a defensive battle to the University of the Cumberlands 10-6 despite a season-high five sacks.
Rise Above Speaker Series - Tim Tebow
Director of Athletics Ron Pavan sits down with WSMV sports anchor Chris Harris to talk about the Rise Above Series Speaker, Tim Tebow.
No. 8 Georgetown blanks Cumberland, 24-0
LEBANON, Tenn.--No. 8 Georgetown shuts out Cumberland at home with stellar defensive play, 24-0.
Pikeville outduels Cumberland on the road, 47-37
PIKEVILLE, Ky.--Lee Kirkland and the Pikeville Bears hang 47 points and 662 offensive yards to outduel the Phoenix, 47-24.
Football Receives Votes in First Regular Season Top 25 Poll
LEBANON, Tenn.- Cumberland football entered the polls this week in the receiving votes category for the first time since week five in the 2019 season, released by the national office Monday afternoon.
WSMV4's Chris Harris to Moderate Tim Tebow Discussion at Cumberland University
LEBANON, Tenn. - WSMV4’s sports anchor Chris Harris will moderate Cumberland University’s Rise Above discussion panel with Tim Tebow on Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Baird Chapel.
Football on Saturday at Reinhardt Canceled
LEBANON, Tenn.--In light of the tragic accident this past Sunday, Cumberland football will cancel the game for this upcoming Saturday between CU and Reinhardt.
Director of Athletics Ron Pavan issues Statement on Tragic Car Accident
It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that we have notified all members of our cherished university- our students, faculty, and staff that five members of our campus community were involved in an extremely serious and fatal auto accident early Sunday morning in Rutherford County after our football game against Webber International.
Phoenix comeback in Fourth to down Webber 25-24
LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland football rallies for two scores in the fourth quarter to overcome a late deficit and escape with an exciting 25-24 win over Webber International to improve to 2-0 on the season.
Griffin earns MSC Defensive Player of the Week
LEBANON, Tenn.-- Cumberland safety Trevor Griffin earns Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance in the 34-7 win over Point, as announced by the league office.
Cumberland opens season with big 34-7 win
LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland scored four touchdowns in the final three minutes of the second quarter to propel the Phoenix to a 34-7 win over Point University in the season opener at Nokes-Lasater Field.
2022 Football Season Preview
LEBANON, Tenn.--Tomorrow opens up a new season for Cumberland football with several key returners with a slew of newcomers eager to put together a great season.
Six Phoenix named to MSC Football Watch List
LEBANON, Tenn.--Six members of the Cumberland football team have been named to the Mid-South Conference Watch List, conference officials announced on Thursday.
Football opens up 2022 Fall Camp
LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football welcomed back 130 student-athletes for its first week of fall camp beginning with move-in day last Wednesday. Today, the Phoenix are prepping for the season opener on Saturday, August 27 against Point.
Fall Student-Athletes partake in Leadership Day Activities
LEBANON, Tenn.-- Student-athletes participating in sports at Cumberland University during Fall 2022 returned to campus this week. Alongside their return, the students engaged in giving back to the community during the annual Leadership Day held on Friday.
Nokes-Lasater Field set for Renovations; CU Athletics to add Women's Lacrosse upon completion
LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University is pleased to announce plans for the renovations of Nokes-Lasater Field. Upgrades set to be included are new artificial turf, jumbotron scoreboard, sidewalks, play clocks, and more.
Bryan steps down as Football Play by Play Announcer; Kaposy named New Voice of CU Football
LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Sports Hall of Famer and voice of Cumberland Football Tommy Bryan steps down from his position as the play by play announcer at CU football games. Christian Kaposy, an up-and-coming radio personality, will step into the position.
Football Tickets On Sale Now
LEBANON, Tenn.-We are just 67 days away from Cumberland football kicking off their 2022 season. Tickets sales for all Cumberland home football games are now live to purchase for this year's upcoming season.