Cumberland’s offense got little accomplished on a partly cloudy, cool and breezy afternoon, wearing down the Dawg defense as the Eagles compiled 602 yards of total offense to CU’s 185 and 32 first downs to 12.
“They have a lot of transfers at their skill spots, especially on offense,” Cumberland coach Donnie Suber said of the Eagles. “They’re tall, they’re fast-paced, they score a lot of points and they throw the ball around.”
Broc Loveless came off the bench to ignite the Bulldogs and ultimately scored the tie-breaking touchdown in overtime before the defense made the final stops in a pulse-pounding 49-42 Cumberland conquest
JACKSON, Miss. – Reed Gurchiek accounted for 324 yards of total offense and two touchdowns, including the go-ahead eight-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter, as Cumberland picked up its first win of the season with a 41-31 victory here Saturday over Belhaven University at H.T. Newell Field.