CU takes on Alderson Broaddus --
Cumberland University's football team will bid a fond farewell to a group of 20 graduating seniors prior to the start of today's season finale vs. Alderson Broaddus. Kickoff is set for 12 Noon at Nokes-Lasater Field.
Win or lose today versus the Battlers, this group of CU seniors, many of them redshirts, has been seen the program go 36-17 -- a winning percentage of .679 -- by far the best of any football playing institution in the state.
The Bulldogs come in 6-4 following last week's 35-28 home loss to Reinhardt.
Alderson Broaddus, located in Philippi, WV, also stands 6-4 after a 42-7 loss to Lenoir-Rhyne last week.
A year ago, Cumberland made the long trip to the mountains of West Virginia and came away with a 41-17 victory.
Live radio coverage of Saturday's final game begins at 11:30 a.m. on the Cumberland Sports Network. Affiliate stations include: WANT FM-98.9, WAMB FM-99.3 and WCOR AM-1490.
CU's redshirt sophomore defensive end Justus Dauscha, Murfreesboro Blackman, is currently ranked seventh in the NAIA in quarterback sacks with 9.5
Here's a listing of the Cumberland seniors / redshirt juniors who will be honored today.
DJ Woods, Ricky Dowdy, Grant Jones, Brian Reynolds, Clyde Payne, Marvin Wilcox, Kyle Musice, Broc Loveless, Reed Gurchiek, Spencer Chapel, Damian Fultz, Devarius Mosely, Blake DeBoard, Michael Self, Mason Willis, Cory Matyskelia, Elvin Vann, Devontea Ray, Matt Green and Dakota Davis.