Football


Jeff Cumberland
Jeff Cumberland
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Brookhaven

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 255

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
05/02/1987

Experience:
2-1

11/01/2008

Illinois 27, Iowa 24

Illinois vs. Iowa, 11/01/08 (all non-AP photos credited to Mark Jones or Matthew Jones)

CUMBERLAND Action Photo Gallery

2009: Played in all 12 games, starting two ... Topped the 1,000-yard career receiving mark with his 18-yard catch against Fresno State, finishing with 1,001 yards ... Caught one pass for seven yards against No. 5 Cincinnati ... Had one catch for 17 yards against Northwestern ... Caught two passes for 45 yards and a 22-yard touchdown in win over Minnesota ... Hauled in two catches for 51 yards including a 34-yarder in win over Michigan ...Caught his first touchdown of the year on a three-yard pass at Indiana ... Had one reception for six yards at Ohio State ... Caught two passes for 27 yards in the season opener against Missouri.

2008: Caught three passes for 22 yards against Ohio State, including a 7-yard TD reception ... Also had a 23-yard rush against the Buckeyes ... Had three receptions for 76 yards against Western Michigan, with a long catch of 61 yards and a 5-yard TD reception ... Caught three passes for 33 yards against Iowa ... Caught a 23-yard pass against Wisconsin ... Had two receptions for 37 yards against Indiana, including a 20-yard TD reception ... Caught two passes for 24 yards against Minnesota ... Caught a 77-yard TD pass at Michigan, the longest of his career ... Saw his first action of the season against Louisiana-Lafayette but did not catch a pass ... Did not play against Missouri or Eastern Illinois due to injury.

2007: Moved from tight end to receiver midway through the season ... Caught three passes for 37 yards against USC in the Rose Bowl ... Had a career game against Northwestern, catching four passes for 131 yards and a touchdown - the first 100-yard receiving game by an Illini since 2005 - and rushed once for 18 yards ... Exploded at Minnesota with a career high-tying four catches for 53 yards and a touchdown, as well as a 24-yard run ... Caught his first pass of 2007 at Syracuse, a 22-yard touchdown on Illinois' first drive of the game.

2006: Earned honorable mention freshman All-America honors by The Sporting News ... Played in all 11 games, starting five at tight end ... Finished the season with 16 catches, tied for the second most on the team ... Led team with two receptions for 31 yards vs. Purdue ... Caught four passes for the second straight game, for a career-high 62 yards against Ohio State, his hometown team ... Led the Illini with four catches for 41 yards at Wisconsin ... Caught one pass for eight yards at Penn State ... Caught a career-high three passes for 30 yards and his first career touchdown against Ohio ... Caught a 45-yard pass against Indiana ... Caught his first collegiate pass at Rutgers for 15 yards.

High School: Ohio News Network/Ohio High Magazine All-Ohio team ... PrepStar All-American ... Listed as the No. 66 recruit in the nation by ESPN.com ... Rated a four-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Ranked the 11th-best prospect from Ohio and 19th-rated athlete in the country by Rivals.com ... Ranked in the Rivals 250 by Rivals.com ... Made 25 catches for 801 yards, recording 32 yards per catch ... Scored 13 touchdowns during the regular season in 2005 ... Selected for the Ohio North/South Classic game ... Recorded the best 40-yard dash and vertical leap among tight ends at the Los Angeles NIKE Training Camp ... High school coach was Tom Blake ...Ran track and qualified for the state meet in the 100 meters, 4x100 relay and 4x200 relay ... Ran a 10.6 in the 100 meters ... Chose Illinois over Ohio State, Minnesota, West Virginia and Marshall.

Personal: Full given name is Jeffrey Lionell Cumberland ...Born May 2, 1987 ... Majoring in sport management ... Raised by grandmother, Rosline Cumberland .


Career Highs:

Receptions: 5 at Northwestern, 11/22/08
Yards: 131 vs. Northwestern, 11/17/07
Long Reception: 77 at Michigan, 10/4/08
Receiving TDs: 1, multiple times (last at Minnesota, 11/7/09)
Rushes: 1, three times (last vs. Ohio State, 11/15/08)
Rushing Yards: 24 at Minnesota, 11/3/07
Long Rush: 24 at Minnesota, 11/3/07


Cumberland's Statistics:

Season Totals Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
Year no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
2006 0 0 0 0 16 232 1 45 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 232
2007 2 42 0 24 12 243 3 48 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 285
2008 1 23 0 23 20 352 4 77 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 375
2009 0 0 0 0 11 174 3 34 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 174
TOTALS 3 65 0 24 59 1001 11 77 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1066

Season Totals Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
Year solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
2006 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
2007 3 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 18
2008 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 24
2009 0 2 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 18
TOTALS 4 2 6 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 66


2009 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
Sept. 5, 2009 vs. Missouri 0 0 0 0 2 27 0 16 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27
Sept. 12, 2009 ILLINOIS STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sept. 26, 2009 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 6 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Oct. 3, 2009 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 10, 2009 MICHIGAN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 17, 2009 at Indiana 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 3 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct. 24, 2009 at Purdue 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 31, 2009 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0 2 51 0 34 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 51
Nov. 7, 2009 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0 2 45 1 23 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45
Nov. 14, 2009 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0 1 17 0 17 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
Nov. 27, 2009 at Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 7 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Dec. 5, 2009 FRESNO STATE 0 0 0 0 1 18 1 18 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18

Games played: 12
Avg per catch: 15.8
All purpose avg/game: 14.5

2009 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
Sept. 5, 2009 vs. Missouri 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Sept. 12, 2009 ILLINOIS STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Sept. 26, 2009 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 3, 2009 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 10, 2009 MICHIGAN STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 17, 2009 at Indiana 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
Oct. 24, 2009 at Purdue 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 31, 2009 MICHIGAN 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Nov. 7, 2009 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
Nov. 14, 2009 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Nov. 27, 2009 at Cincinnati 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Dec. 5, 2009 FRESNO STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6


2008 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
Sep 13, 2008 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sep 27, 2008 at Penn State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 4, 2008 at Michigan 0 0 0 0 1 77 1 77 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 77
Oct 11, 2008 MINNESOTA 0 0 0 0 2 24 0 13 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
Oct. 18, 2008 INDIANA 0 0 0 0 2 37 1 20 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37
Oct 25, 2008 at Wisconsin 0 0 0 0 1 23 0 23 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23
Nov 1, 2008 IOWA 0 0 0 0 3 33 0 17 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33
Nov 8, 2008 vs. Western Michigan 0 0 0 0 3 76 1 61 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 76
Nov 15, 2008 OHIO STATE 1 23 0 23 3 22 1 8 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45
Nov 22, 2008 at Northwestern 0 0 0 0 5 60 0 31 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60

Games played: 10

2008 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
Sep 13, 2008 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Sep 27, 2008 at Penn State 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct 4, 2008 at Michigan 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
Oct 11, 2008 MINNESOTA 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct 18, 2008 INDIANA 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
Oct 25, 2008 at Wisconsin 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Nov 1, 2008 IOWA 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Nov 08, 2008 vs. Western Michigan 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
Nov 15, 2008 OHIO STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
Nov 22, 2008 at Northwestern 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


2007 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
Sep 01, 2007 vs Missouri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sep 08, 2007 WESTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sep 15, 2007 at Syracuse 0 0 0 0 1 22 1 22 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22
Sep 22, 2007 at Indiana 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sep 29, 2007 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 06, 2007 WISCONSIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 13, 2007 at Iowa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 20, 2007 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 27, 2007 BALL STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 03, 2007 at Minnesota 1 24 0 24 4 53 1 22 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 77
Nov 10, 2007 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 17, 2007 NORTHWESTERN 1 18 0 18 4 131 1 48 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 149
Jan 1, 2008 vs. USC 0 0 0 0 3 37 0 15 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37

Games played: 13
Avg per rush: 21.0
Avg per catch: 22.9
All purpose avg/game: 20.7
Total offense avg/gm: 3.5

2007 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
Sep 01, 2007 vs Missouri 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Sep 08, 2007 WESTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Sep 15, 2007 at Syracuse 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
Sep 22, 2007 at Indiana 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Sep 29, 2007 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct 06, 2007 WISCONSIN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 13, 2007 at Iowa 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct 20, 2007 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct 27, 2007 BALL STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Nov 03, 2007 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
Nov 10, 2007 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Nov 17, 2007 NORTHWESTERN 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
Jan 1, 2008 vs. USC 2 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6


2006 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
Sep 02, 2006 EASTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sep 09, 2006 at RUTGERS 0 0 0 0 1 15 0 15 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
Sep 16, 2006 SYRACUSE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sep 23, 2006 IOWA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sep 30, 2006 at Michigan State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 07, 2006 INDIANA 0 0 0 0 1 45 0 45 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45
Oct 14, 2006 OHIO 0 0 0 0 3 30 1 15 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30
Oct 21, 2006 at Penn State 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 8 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Oct 28, 2006 at Wisconsin 0 0 0 0 4 41 0 22 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41
Nov 04, 2006 OHIO STATE 0 0 0 0 4 62 0 24 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 62
Nov 11, 2006 PURDUE 0 0 0 0 2 31 0 26 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31
Nov 18 2006 at Northwestern 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Games played: 12
Avg per catch: 14.5
All purpose avg/game: 19.3

2006 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
Sep 02, 2006 EASTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Sep 09, 2006 at RUTGERS 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Sep 16, 2006 SYRACUSE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Sep 23, 2006 IOWA 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Sep 30, 2006 at Michigan State 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct 07, 2006 INDIANA 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct 14, 2006 OHIO 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
Oct 21, 2006 at Penn State 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct 28, 2006 at Wisconsin 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Nov 04, 2006 OHIO STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Nov 11, 2006 PURDUE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Nov 18 2006 at Northwestern 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


updated 12/18/09

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