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Every afternoon as most students are heading back to their cars and dorms, the Blue Raider football team crowds onto the field for practice. In the middle of the crowd, Austin Grammer stands waiting for the next play to run. The familiar sound of whistles echo across the field, and the players scuffle past one …

The MTSU Blue Raiders fell to 2-2 on the season after losing to in-state rival Memphis, 36-17, at the Liberty Bowl this past Saturday. It proved to be a sloppy game for the Blue Raiders. “I give Memphis a ton of credit,” said Head Coach Rick Stockstill. “We didn’t execute well enough to win the …

The Blue Raiders failed to capitalize on the momentum from last week’s win, falling 36-17 to in-state rival University Memphis on Saturday night. Blue Raiders quarterback Austin Grammer struggled against the Tigers defense, notching one interception and a fumble, which was returned for a touchdown. Memphis was dominant on offense as well, amassing 271 rushing …

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (2-1) travel to Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium to take on in-state rival Memphis tonight. MT and the Tigers last met in 2013 in a contest at Floyd Stadium, with the Blue Raiders winning a nail-biter on a 41-yard field goal by Cody Clark with 1:42 left in the game. Middle …

The MTSU Blue Raiders beat the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Saturday 50-47 in a 3 OT offensive shootout that saw more than 1,000 yards of total offense between both teams. “I love close games because you find out so much about your team,” Head Coach Rick Stockstill said. “We were confident going in.” The main …

In front of 24,911 fans, the eighth largest in school history, Austin Grammer and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (2-1) used three overtimes to earn a tough 50-47 victory over the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. MT quarterback Austin Grammer led the charge for the Blue Raiders, completing 17 of his 28 pass attempts for 218 yards …