The University of the Cumberlands football team is headed to the NAIA national championship game.
WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WBIR) -- The University of the Cumberlands football team is 13-0 and will play for an NAIA national championship.
The Patriots will face Grand View University in Rome, Georgia on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 4:30 p.m.
You can watch the game on ESPN3.
There are several Knoxville-area players on the team's roster.
Head Coach John Bland was an All-State player at Farragut.
"It's been exciting for our team, our coaches, finding out it's exciting for everybody else too which I knew it would," Bland said."
"More people are calling, alumni, from all different places, ones, alumni that I've coached, 8 years ago, 7 years ago plus, guys that played here back in 1985-88 when they first started football. It's been a joy to see all that, everybody coming together."