Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Before the opening kickoff, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders won the coin toss … and that is all they would win on Saturday. The defending SEC champs walloped MTSU in Sanford Stadium 49-7 in a game that was essentially over before it started. However, that was to …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines A win is a win. They all count the same. Every win is a big win. There is a plethora of clichĂ©s one could toss out when a team wins ugly. Middle Tennessee State head coach Rick Stockstill took the same approach as he stood at the …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines  A lightning strike delayed Saturday’s season-opening contest between Middle Tennessee State and Vanderbilt for 21 minutes, but the only real storm that was brewing was the anticipation of the third and final chapter of the Brent Stockstill and Kyle Shurmur rivalry. The rival quarterbacks that are separated …

Photo by Devin Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive Earlier this summer, we took a look at which former Blue Raider standouts were the ones to watch during the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. With NBA and other professional basketball contracts on the line, three former MTSU standouts got the opportunity to showcase their abilities …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The NBA has arguably the best offseason of any professional sport due to the fact that there really is not an “offseason.” It’s still got games that you can bet on (if you’ve not done this yet then check out this Pointsbet Promo Code), it has roster …

Photo by Devin Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive Blue Raider outfielder Precious Birdsong knew her name was going to be called on the afternoon of June 6 in the inaugural American Softball Association draft. The only thing Birdsong didn’t know was when she would hear her name called. Jeff Breeden, the head coach of the …