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Amanda Freuler // Contributing Writer MTSU’s starting quarterback Brent Stockstill receives the snap, grips the familiar, slick leather, his arms mechanically taking over to make the pass. The football slices through the air until it is caught by tight end, Terry Pettis. Pettis rushes the ball towards the end zone and the first touchdown in MTSU’s …

Caleb Luketic // Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee (3-4, 2-1 C-USA) played host to the Florida International Panthers (3-4,1-2 C-USA) on Saturday afternoon in an important Conference USA matchup. The Blue Raiders came into Saturday on a three game losing streak and sat at just 2-4 and 1-1 in C-USA.  The Blue Raiders opened the game looking …

Middle Tennessee running back Jeremiah Bryson was arrested Sunday morning on an attachment order for child support. The 23-year old was detained around 10 a.m. and left the Rutherford County Adult Detention center a few hours later. Bryson was arrested again around noon on Monday, and faces a simple-assault charge for an incident that occurred near …

As the Blue Raiders arrived in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to take on the Crimson Tide, many fans may not have understood why a team would voluntarily put themselves through the daunting task of playing University of Alabama’s high-ranking football team. Yes, players and coaches want the challenge of facing top competitors and seeing how they stack …

By David Chamberlain // Contributing Writer The Blue Raiders (2-2, 1-0) traveled to Champaign, Illinois, for a big non-conference test against Illinois (3-1, 0-0). The two teams came into Saturday at different ends of the spectrum after week three. The Fighting Illini were blitzed last weekend in Chapel Hill for their first loss of the year, after only …

Former MTSU running back Reggie Whatley is close to reaching a deal with the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent. The deal has not been officially signed though, as Whatley still needs to workout for the Titans and sign the actual contract, if it is offered after a physical. Whatley has that workout with …