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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines If you were at the Middle Tennessee game this past Saturday, chances are you may have overlooked defensive tackle Jordan Ferguson. In the fourth quarter with the Panthers on the ropes, the big man stepped up and put the icing on the cake for the Blue Raiders. …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Scoring three touchdowns in one game is a feat that most offensive players only accomplish a handful of times in their career. For a 6-foot 238-pound linebacker to do it, that’s a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence. Middle Tennessee State Blue Raider linebacker Tavares Thomas did just that in MTSU’s …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State outside linebacker Khalil Brooks was named October’s first Conference USA Player of the Week after his performance against the Florida International Panthers. Brooks tied J.K. Sabb’s 2005 school record of five tackles for loss against the Panthers and added three sacks on the day, …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Coming off the heels of a 37-17 win against the Florida International Panthers, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (3-3, 1-1) will hit the road Saturday to take on the University of Alabama Birmingham Blazers. The biggest takeaway from the FIU game was the Blue Raiders winning …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes The MTSU Blue Raiders (3-3, 1-1) achieved their first conference victory of the season against the Florida International Panthers (3-2, 2-1) by a score of 37-17 on Saturday. The Blue Raiders welcomed the return of Mike Minter, Walter Brady, Shane Tucker, Isaiah Upton and Terelle West, who added depth to …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes/ MTSU Sidelines Story by Rusty Ellis / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-3, 1-1) brought home a 37-17 victory over the Florida International Panthers in their 2017 homecoming game. This marks the first time in three seasons that the Blue Raiders have won their homecoming game, losing to …