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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who enjoy football, and those who don’t. And if you’re from Texas, you not only enjoy it, you adore it because its a way of life. This is where the journey began for NFL Hall of Famer and Super Bowl …

Photos courtesy of the DNJ The Blue Raiders have always tried to take advantage of homegrown talent in the Murfreesboro area, and this year, they keep the tradition rolling. Wednesday morning, MTSU earned signatures from quarterback John Turner of Smyrna High School and offensive lineman Elijah Dobbins of Oakland High School, two of the more prominent Middle …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor//Managing Editor MTSU senior guard JaQawn Raymond has played basketball like life depended on it, starting with his days in Statesboro, Georgia. And he continues to play with that mindset as the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders prepare for a matchup against Syracuse in the NCAA tournament. Raymond, a Statesboro, Georgia, native, …

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Photo Credit // John Sokolowski Rick Stockstill, head football coach of MTSU, has had some incredible success recruiting quarterbacks in recent years. Most recently, he convinced his son Brent Stockstill to come lead the Blue Raiders two seasons ago, and in Stockstill’s first year of eligibility, he led the team to an appearance in the Popeye’s …

The driving force behind a great team is the chemistry it carries. It’s not something that you’ll find at every school in the nation, but it’s something the Blue Raiders demonstrate inside the football program. That bond is no more evident at Middle Tennessee than at the quarterback position between Brent Stockstill and Austin Grammer. …

When it comes to U.S. sports, soccer has never been at the forefront as a top-tier sport. However, over the past 10 years, that misconception has taken a backseat as the love for the sport continues to grow throughout the country. Soccer is widely regarded as the world’s game and overall boasts one of the most loyal fan …