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Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Sidelines Archive  With the 2017 college football season on the horizon, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will rely on a mix of incumbents and newcomers to erase their bowl misfortune of the last couple seasons and end their Conference USA Championship drought. With a third place finish in C-USA’s …

Photo by Greg French / Sidelines Archive A new and exciting year of Blue Raider football is on the horizon, and the young 2017 Blue Raider squad is ready to begin its quest for a conference title. Fans will get a glimpse at this year’s version of MTSU on Saturday at 1 p.m. during the Blue-White Spring Finale at …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications After a season where the defense struggled with giving up big plays, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are back on the practice field and are ready to redeem themselves under new defensive coordinator Scott Shafer. Middle Tennessee finished last season with an 8-5 record and while the …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  Timeline by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor  On Saturday, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders defeated the Missouri Tigers in a 51-45 shootout to give Rick Stockstill his first win over a Power 5 school since 2012 (Georgia Tech) and his fourth such win overall. For Missouri fans, it …

Photo by Chandler Shrode / Contributing Photographer  Timeline by Tyler Lamb / Assistant Sports Editor  For two and a half quarters, the Blue Raiders defense appeared to lose their identity. The fourth-best passing defense in the nation coming into Saturday’s game, the Raiders looked more like the 104th-best as they slipped behind Louisiana Tech. Despite the slow start, …

Middle Tennessee safety Alex Dale will undergo surgery, effectively ending his spring season on the practice field, a source told Sidelines. Dale visited a hand specialist Tuesday morning, with a final decision being made that Dale will have a procedure done on his left middle finger on Thursday. “Alex [Dale] broke his finger and was getting an MRI …