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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Due to injuries the Middle Tennessee offense has sustained this season, Ty Lee and Jocquez Bruce have the chance to showcase their skills to help the team out. Both Lee and Bruce are receivers by trade, but each of them has seen playing time in the Blue Raider …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics Communications Next man up. It’s a phrase that has so much importance in the game of football. With the violence of the game, it’s almost a certainty that you are going to have players go down throughout the season. As a backup, you always have to be ready …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications After taking second place in the regional conference championships, the Middle Tennessee State women’s golf is eager to start the season and take back their top spot in the conference in the 2017-18 season. With the first invitational in Franklin, Tennesssee starting on September 15, the anticipation …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines As the new guy on a roster, you have to step up and make plays in big-time games in order to gain the recognition and respect of your fellow players and coaches. The Blue Raider defense has seen two such players take that step early this season …

Photo by Anthony Fiorella / Sports Reporter When head coach Rick Stockstill announced the hiring new defensive coordinator Scott Shafer, it gave Shafer one more chance to prove himself as one of the greatest defensive minds in college football. In just his second game, Shafer will be thrown into the fire against the team that …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Middle Tennessee will kick off their 2017 season on television Saturday night with a Southeastern Conference opponent they are all to0 familiar with, the Vanderbilt Commodores. Over the past two seasons, the ‘Dores have gotten the better of the Blue Raiders. In 2015, Vanderbilt squeaked by the Raiders …