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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The return of Brent Stockstill has given the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-5, 3-3) new life. A 35-21 win over Charlotte on Saturday put the team one win away from being bowl eligible. Stockstill’s second game back from injury was more efficient, as he threw for 255 yards …

Photo and story by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-5, 3-3) walked out of Jerry Richardson Stadium with a convincing 35-21 victory against the Charlotte 49ers (1-9, 1-5). The Blue Raiders entered the game with confidence as Brent Stockstill was starting in his second straight game since he suffered …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (4-5, 2-3) are back on the winning track after their latest defeat of the University of Texas-El Paso in 30-3 fashion. This victory also featured the return of star quarterback Brent Stockstill, who played in his first game since suffering a cracked …

Photo and story by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines In a season where injuries have set back the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (4-5, 2-3), they find themselves only three games away from eligibility thanks to a 30-3 drubbing of the winless University of Texas-El Paso Miners. For the rest of the year, the team …

Photo by Gregory French / Sidelines Archives Former Middle Tennessee State safety and current Tennessee Titans starter Kevin Byard has been named the AFC defensive player of the week for his week-seven performance against the Cleveland Browns. The Titans defeated the Browns in a defensive battle on Sunday in overtime by a final score of …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-5, 1-3)  fell behind early and never recovered, falling to Marshall (6-1, 3-0) on Friday night by a score of 38-10. The Blue Raiders defense got off to a solid start against the Marshall rushing attack but couldn’t sustain is, as they …