CHRIS BARTON

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Assistant Football Coach
cbarton@cumberland.edu
(615) 547-1347
Football Athletic Training Building
Staff
Athletic Department
B.A., Georgia Southern University
Barton came to Cumberland from Georgia Southern University, where he served in 2020 as a Defensive Graduate Assistant for the Linebackers. Where they were finished 1st in the Sun Belt in Total Defense (325.7), Red Zone Defense (45% TD), Rush Defense (112.2), 1st & 3rd Down Defense, Turnovers (26), and Interceptions (18). Also, finished 1st in the FBS in Turnovers and Interceptions. GS appeared in their fourth bowl game and obtained their third bowl victory. (New Orleans Bowl).  In 2019 he served Georgia Southern as their Special Teams analyst, where he helped GS finish 1st in the FBS in Special Teams Efficiency. In 2018 he served Georgia Southern as an Undergraduate Coach for the Offense, where they won their second bowl game in school history (Camellia Bowl), and led the FBS in Turnovers lost only 5.  Barton graduated from Georgia Southern in the Spring of 2019 with a B.S. of Criminal Justice.     Players to the NFL: Tyler Bass K (2019) Ellis Richardson TE (2018)