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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.

Football, General

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.

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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.

Football, General, Headlines

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.