23-of-30 from Tennessee --
LEBANON -- Cumberland University football coach Tim Mathis announced the list of 30 commitments and signees for the 2020 recruiting class Thursday to mark the end 2020 "signing day" festivities.
The 2020 class stands as the third with Mathis at the helm of the program and his second full class.
The 30 signees stands as one of the largest incoming freshmen classes in Cumberland history, something that Mathis is very excited about.
"It's exciting to have finished another recruiting class," said Mathis.
"We are bringing in a lot of guys this year--really stocking up on guys on the offensive and defensive linemen in this class."
Another area of focus for this class was hitting more local recruits, Mathis and staff signing 23-of-30 recruits from instate.
Mathis commented on the class, "I’m happy that we have been able to bring in more local guys this year, we are really just trying to set our roots down in the area.”
2020 Cumberland Football Recruiting Class
Sage Brawner TE 6-4, 235 Mt. Juliet, Tenn. Mt. Juliet HS
Gabriel Brittman LB 6-2, 215 Memphis, Tenn. Douglas HS
Justin Burch DL 6-0, 220 Lebanon, Tenn. Lebanon HS
Nick Burge RB 5-1,0 205 Rome, Ga. Rome HS
Deramus Carey RB 5-10, 195 Watertown, Tenn. Watertown HS
Isaac Childers OL 6-2, 255 Bremen, Ga. Bremen HS
Tarvaris Claiborne LB 6-3, 210 Hartsville, Tenn. Trousdale HS
Preston Creswell OL 6-2, 255 Watertown, Tenn. Watertown HS
Kobe Ford RB 5-10, 185 Hartsville, Tenn. Trousdale HS
Coale Gamble OL 5-10, 250 South Pittsburg, Tenn. South Pittsburg HS
Malik Hall OL 6-3, 275 Alcoa, Tenn. Alcoa HS
Ivan Hardwick DB 5-10, 170 Chattanooga, Tenn. Howard HS
Hyson Holiday DL 6-2, 260 Kathleen, Ga. Veterans HS
Mikhael Holman DL 6-3, 215 Murfreesboro, Tenn. Oakland HS
Jayden Jobe LB 5-10, 210 Watertown, Tenn. Watertown HS
Tim Jones Jr. DB 5-10, 185 Rome, Ga. Rome HS
Kris Layfield TE 6-2, 220 Jasper, Tenn. Marion County HS
Hayden Minor OL 5-11, 240 Gallatin, Tenn. Gallatin HS
Jordan Neal DL 6-1, 285 Rome, Ga. Rome HS
Tim Pannell RB 5-9, 190 Murfreesboro, Tenn. Oakland HS
Joshua Powell DL 6-0, 225 Lebanon, Tenn. Lebanon HS
Bret Robinson RB 5-8, 175 Lebanon, Tenn. Wilson Central HS
Colby Rogers DB 6-2, 200 Pikeville, Tenn. Bledsoe County HS
Jalon Shine DL 6-0, 270 Kathleen, Ga. Veterans HS
Braxton Swann DL 5-10, 250 Watertown, Tenn. Watertown HS
Arondai Thompson DB 5-10, 155 Nashville, Tenn. East Magnet
Alex Valdez RB 5-6, 165 Blountstown, Fla. Blountstown HS
Tashard Wilkins DL 6-2, 280 Memphis, Tenn. Southwind HS
Jay Wright LB 5-11, 245 Hendersonville, Tenn. Pope John Paul II HS
Solomon Yarbough ATH 5-9, 170 Gallatin, TN. Gallatin HS
Wilson County athletes in italics