Photo by Ziyi Liu/Vanderbilt Hustler Middle Tennessee and Vanderbilt square off Saturday night in Nashville in the first true road test for the Blue Raiders this season. Both are coming off different results to start 2016, with the Blue Raiders opening the season strong at home while the Commodores fell to South Carolina late in …

Photo by Devon Arnold/MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee (1-0) opened the 2016 season Saturday night, taking on SWAC opponent Alabama A&M (0-1) at Floyd Stadium. New Blue Raiders and seasoned Blue Raiders combined in a dominant effort on both sides of the ball, shutting out the Bulldogs 55-0. “I was really impressed with our offense, especially in the …

Photo by Craig Bisacre / UT Athletics Middle Tennessee (1-2) continues its non-conference schedule this weekend with a trip to Moraga, Calif., to take part in the Saint Mary’s Tournament. After playing strong competition in the Tennessee Invitational, the Blue Raiders continue to test themselves before conference play. Starting on Friday, Middle Tennessee squares off …

Photo by Brent Beerends/MT Athletics Week one is upon us, and the Blue Raiders are putting the finishing touches on prep for Saturday’s contest with Alabama A&M. Head coach Rick Stockstill, starting QB Brent Stockstill and LB DJ Sanders spoke Monday about their opponent. After sitting out last year due to transfer rules, RB I’Tavius Mathers …

Photo by Craig Bisacre/UT Athletics With the Tennessee Invitationals now behind them, Middle Tennessee opened the season 1-2 and remain confident going into Saint Mary’s Tournament next weekend. The Blue Raiders opened the Invitational on Friday with a three-set win over a hopeful Louisiana-Monroe program looking to improve upon growth last season. Coach Ahiers’ Blue Raider women led in every category of …

Middle Tennessee heads to Knoxville to take part in the Tennessee Invitational Friday and Saturday. Along with the Blue Raiders and host team, Tennessee Volunteers, Louisiana-Monroe and Cincinnati make up the tournament field. With one game on Friday and two games on Saturday, let’s look at the opponents that Middle Tennessee will face. Louisiana-Monroe The Warhawks …