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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives For the second consecutive season, Middle Tennessee junior punter Matt Bonadies was one of 29 punters around the country selected for the Ray Guy Award watch-list on Wednesday. The Ray Guy Award, which is named after former NFL All-Pro punter Ray Guy, has been given to the nation’s …

Photo by Gregory French / Sidelines Archives Story by Timothy Carroll / Contributing Writer College football training camps start in late July and for Middle Tennessee fans, and that means another year of explosive offense from the entertaining Blue Raiders. To get fans ready for the season, here are five players that Blue Raider nation …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications Story by Tim Carroll / Contributing Writer With college football camps starting in late July, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are ready to continue preparations for the 2017 season. The 2016 season was fairly successful, as Middle Tennessee started 6-2 and appeared to be geared to win …

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders dismissed football players Justin Akins and Shalom Alvarez from the team on Friday afternoon following accusations of animal cruelty stemming from Akins’ Snapchat of Alvarez abusing a dog. Akins played 13 games this past season and was tied for 13th on the team with 27 tackles. Alvarez joined the team last season, but …

Photo by Greg French / Sidelines Archives After a year that saw I’Tavius Mothers break several single-season rushing records at Middle Tennessee, the Blue Raiders are hard at work trying to find the man to replace him. One such candidate is redshirt senior Shane Tucker. The Memphis, TN native missed all of last season after an …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications After a season where the defense struggled with giving up big plays, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders are back on the practice field and are ready to redeem themselves under new defensive coordinator Scott Shafer. Middle Tennessee finished last season with an 8-5 record and while the …