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Photo courtesy of MT Athletics  The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (3-2, 2-0) traveled to Marshall to take on the Thundering Herd Friday night. The Blue Raiders came in on a short week after defeating the Florida Atlantic Owls last Saturday. It was a tightly contested game until the Blue Raiders offense exploded in the …

Photo and story by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders are four weeks into the season, and there has been no appearance on the field from senior safety Jovante Moffatt. Moffatt has spent this season sidelined with an injury that occurred at the beginning of the 2017 season. The …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders have reached the bye week. Only three weeks into the season, one could say it’s a bit early for a bye week. However, the timing couldn’t be more perfect for MTSU. The Blue Raiders have piled up the injuries. The …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Before the opening kickoff, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders won the coin toss … and that is all they would win on Saturday. The defending SEC champs walloped MTSU in Sanford Stadium 49-7 in a game that was essentially over before it started. However, that was to …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (1-2) fell to the Georgia Bulldogs (3-0) in Athens on Saturday. The Blue Raiders came in as underdogs to the number three ranked team in the nation, and Saturday’s contest showed why. The Blue Raiders were outmatched by Georgia’s size, speed …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines A win is a win. They all count the same. Every win is a big win. There is a plethora of clichĂ©s one could toss out when a team wins ugly. Middle Tennessee State head coach Rick Stockstill took the same approach as he stood at the …