Photo by Meagan White/Sidelines archive  Saturday, Middle Tennessee and North Texas played their respective opponents over 814 miles apart. Conversely, the poor starts, the resiliency shown and the game’s outcomes were nearly identical. The Blue Raiders and the Mean Greens were each down three scores during their respective games last weekend. With all odds against …

Photo by Meagan White/MTSU Sidelines Week three is in the books, and it’s now time for conference play to begin. The Blue Raiders are 2-1 on the season, coming off a 41-21 victory in a torrential downpour last weekend in Bowling Green, Ohio. MTSU takes on Louisiana Tech (1-2) this Saturday in a game that …

Photo by Devon Arnold/MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee football team is hungry and ready for redemption this Saturday. After committing costly mistakes which led to a 47-24 loss at Vanderbilt last Saturday, it would be easy for many to assume the Blue Raiders morale has taken a hit. However, fans who believe that couldn’t be …

Photo by Gregory French/MTSU Sidelines This Saturday, the Blue Raiders will travel less than 40 miles to Nashville when they take on the Vanderbilt Commodores. There are many reasons as to why this matchup is so special. For starters, the small trek is exciting because it’s a chance for Middle Tennessee to face an instate …

Photo by Meagan White/MTSU Sidelines After a week one beatdown against Alabama A&M, the Blue Raiders set their sights on Vanderbilt in week two. Coming into last week, people were unsure of how well the wide receiver core would look. After losing Shane Tucker, Terry Pettis, and Jocquez Bruce, it was hard to believe in …

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Photo by Gregory French As MTSU football prepares for their matchup against Alabama A&M, running back I’Tavius Mathers and wide receiver Ty Lee are set to make their Blue Raider debuts. Mathers’ college football journey is coming to a close just as Lee’s is about to begin. Mathers has experienced recent adversity, while Lee has …