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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by David Chamberlain / Assistant Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (4-5, 2-3) hosted the University of Texas-El Paso Miners Saturday night for the annual Salute to Service game. The Blue Raiders defeated the Miners 30-3 in Brent Stockstill’s return to the turf since his …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State quarterback Brent Stockstill and kicker Cannon Rooker have been named semifinalists for postseason awards they were nominated for in the preseason. Stockstill has been named one of 11 semifinalists for the Wuerffel trophy. The Blue Raider signal caller is the lone quarterback and Conference …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes/ MTSU Sidelines According to a USA Today report on Tuesday night, the Blue Raiders will have to do without quarterback John Urzua and wide receiver Richie James for the rest of the season due to injuries they suffered in the loss to Marshall. Unfortunately for Urzua, the young signal caller …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes/ MTSU Sidelines  The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-5, 1-3) postseason hopes are slowly, but surely slipping away. In order to become bowl eligible, Middle Tennessee State University has to win three of their last four games. Luckily for them, the task isn’t quite as daunting as it seems with their …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes/ MTSU Sidelines Coming off of a 38-10 loss to Marshall, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-5, 1-3) are preparing to take on the University of Texas-El Paso Miners (0-8, 0-4). After back-to-back losses, the team is looking for answers and are still three wins away from bowl eligibility. “I think …

Photo by Gregory French / Sidelines Archives Former Middle Tennessee State safety and current Tennessee Titans starter Kevin Byard has been named the AFC defensive player of the week for his week-seven performance against the Cleveland Browns. The Titans defeated the Browns in a defensive battle on Sunday in overtime by a final score of …