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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines After a disappointing 28-6 setback against Vanderbilt, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (0-1) have moved on and are preparing for their next game against the Syracuse Orange. The Blue Raiders struggled in every facet of the game on Saturday, as Commodore quarterback Kyle Shurmur carved the secondary …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications That first big job at an Football Bowl Subdivision school is something that can put a lot of pressure on young coach’s shoulders. The big plus for Austin Silvoy and Siriki Diabate? They are stepping into a program with a lot of talent at each of their …

Photo by Anthony Fiorella / Sports Reporter  Middle Tennessee quarterback Brent Stockstill was added to another preseason award watch list on Wednesday when he was nominated for the Manning Award watch list. The Blue Raider signal-caller is among 29 other quarterbacks representing all Football Bowl Subdivision conferences on the list and joins Western Kentucky’s Mike …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Story by Timothy Carroll / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders football team held their first press conference of the new season on Wednesday, the first official time players have been available to media heading into the new season. Coming off of an 8-4 season, the Blue …

Photo by Gregory French / Sidelines Archives Middle Tennessee redshirt junior quarterback Brent Stockstill received arguably his biggest award nominations of the preseason on Wednesday morning when he was nominated for the Davey O’Brien Award watch-list and the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award watch-list. This only adds to Stockstill’s accomplishments this offseason, as he has …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Middle Tennessee redshirt junior quarterback Brent Stockstill and redshirt junior receiver Richie James have added to their pre-season honors Tuesday morning. Stockstill has again been recognized for his community service as he has been named to the Danny Wuerffel trophy watch-list, while James was named to the Biletnikoff …