Fifteen Bulldog players have been named NAIA National Scholar-Athletes, while 12 have garnered Conference Player of the Week accolades and four NAIA National Players of the Week.Cumberland tied for the Mid-South Conference West Division championship in 2008.
Alexander is a graduate of Hendersonville High School. He earned a bachelor’s in Political Science with a minor in English from Tennessee Tech and also garnered a master’s in Instructional Leadership at TTU. While a member of the Golden Eagles football team, Alexander received the team’s Hustle Award in 1987.
Alexander attended Hendersonville High School in Hendersonville, Tenn. He earned a bachelor's in Political Science with a minor in English from Tennessee Tech and also garnered a master's in Instructional Leadership at TTU. While a member of the Golden Eagles football team, Alexander received the team's Hustle Award in 1987.
Alexander returned to Hendersonville High School in 1988 for an eight-year run as football, wrestling and softball coach before serving one year (1997) as assistant principal and athletic director at Jackson County High School.
He returned to Tennessee Tech in the fall of 1997 as running backs coach, serving in that capacity for two seasons. Alexander became the head football coach and assistant principal at Upperman High School for two years and spent the 2001 season as the offensive coordinator at Gallatin High School before returning to Tennessee Tech once more, this time as the defensive line coach in 2002.
Alexander was named the head coach at Wilson Central High School in 2003 and spent three years at WCHS before being named head coach at Cumberland in 2006.