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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines “Let’s dance,” a gleeful head coach Rick Stockstill said following his team’s 21-13 victory over Charlotte on Saturday. “We won. There ain’t nothing to be mad about.” The win is something to be excited about, as all conference wins are valuable wins, but offensive frivolousness usually keeps …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by David Jones / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (4-3, 3-1) hosted the Charlotte 49ers (3-4, 2-2) for their homecoming game on Saturday. Both teams came into the game with a 3-3 record and 2-1 in conference play. The Blue Raiders managed to …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Story by David Jones / Contributing Writer The Blue Raiders were on the road for the second week in the row as they traveled to Miami to face the Florida International Panthers on Saturday. Not only did the Blue Raiders lose the game 24-21 but also lost senior quarterback Brent …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders have shot out of the gates in the Conference USA race. The Blue Raiders struggled early to begin the season, starting just 1-2. However, the Blue Raiders welcomed an early bye week following that rough start, and things have been trending …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics  The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (3-2, 2-0) traveled to Marshall to take on the Thundering Herd Friday night. The Blue Raiders came in on a short week after defeating the Florida Atlantic Owls last Saturday. It was a tightly contested game until the Blue Raiders offense exploded in the …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines When running back Tavares Thomas’ one-yard rushing touchdown put the Blue Raiders within one point of the defending C-USA champion Florida Atlantic Owls with 38 seconds remaining, a game-altering decision loomed. Middle Tennessee head coach Rick Stockstill made that decision well before Thomas’ six-foot, 245-pound frame pushed …