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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archive Football season is quickly approaching, and it is a pivotal year for the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders. One of the key components to the 2018 season’s success will be the return of starting quarterback Brent Stockstill. Stockstill was injured in the second game against Minnesota …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Archives Richie James, a former Middle Tennessee State star wide receiver, was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh round with the 240th pick of the NFL Draft on Saturday. He is the first MTSU receiver to be drafted since 2003 when Tyrone Calico was selected …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Brent Stockstill joined Tavares Thomas as the second Blue Raider to earn Pro Football Focus-College honors this week, as he was named to the PFF-College Conference USA offensive team of the week on Wednesday afternoon. PFF Week 11 – C-USA Team of the Week – Offense pic.twitter.com/ZXsI9bN7K0 — …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-6, 3-4) traveled to Bowling Green, Kentucky, to take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (6-5, 4-3) in the “100 Miles of Hate” rivalry. Both teams came into the contest with identical records and a lot on the line, but the Blue Raiders …

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 …