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Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Sidelines Archives Since the first meeting in 1914, the “100 Miles of Hate” rivalry has proven to be one of the best in all of college football. In fact, Underdog Dynasty ranked it as the top rivalry in Conference USA this past June. Middle Tennessee and Western Kentucky have …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The return of Brent Stockstill has given the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-5, 3-3) new life. A 35-21 win over Charlotte on Saturday put the team one win away from being bowl eligible. Stockstill’s second game back from injury was more efficient, as he threw for 255 yards …

Photo and story by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-5, 3-3) walked out of Jerry Richardson Stadium with a convincing 35-21 victory against the Charlotte 49ers (1-9, 1-5). The Blue Raiders entered the game with confidence as Brent Stockstill was starting in his second straight game since he suffered …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (4-5, 2-3) are back on the winning track after their latest defeat of the University of Texas-El Paso in 30-3 fashion. This victory also featured the return of star quarterback Brent Stockstill, who played in his first game since suffering a cracked …

Photo and story by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines In a season where injuries have set back the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (4-5, 2-3), they find themselves only three games away from eligibility thanks to a 30-3 drubbing of the winless University of Texas-El Paso Miners. For the rest of the year, the team …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Since Rick Stockstill took over as head coach in 2006, Middle Tennessee State University has boasted a 26-15 record in the month of November. Out of the their last 35 games in November, MTSU has a 24-11 mark and has taken 15 of their last 20 games. Coming …