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Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines With the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (2-3, 0-1) still dealing with injuries, they struggled to get anything done this weekend  and lost to the Florida Atlantic Owls (2-3, 1-0) by a score of 38-20 at FAU Stadium. The victory ended the Owls nine-game losing streak against the Blue …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives The injury-stricken offense of the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (1-2) struggled to get anything going Saturday afternoon when they fell to the Minnesota Golden Gophers (3-0) by a score of 34-3 at TCF Bank Field. Hours before kickoff, the Blue Raiders announced that starting quarterback Brent Stockstill would …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Middle Tennessee fifth-year senior kicker Cannon Rooker and red-shirt junior receiver Richie James both earned preseason first-team All-Conference USA selections Monday morning, adding to the list of preseason awards for the Blue Raider football team. Rooker, who has also been named to the Lou Groza Award watch-list for …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Sidelines Archives Middle Tennessee senior kicker Canon Rooker was named to the Lou Groza Award watch-list Wednesday afternoon. The Lou Groza Award is presented annually to the nation’s top kicker by the Orange Bowl committee. The award was named after former NFL All-Pro kicker and offensive lineman Lou Groza. …

Photo by Greg French / Sidelines Archive A new and exciting year of Blue Raider football is on the horizon, and the young 2017 Blue Raider squad is ready to begin its quest for a conference title. Fans will get a glimpse at this year’s version of MTSU on Saturday at 1 p.m. during the Blue-White Spring Finale at …

Photo by Devon Arnold / Contributing Photographer For the first time since 2001, the Blue Raiders open up the season 4-1 and are off to their best start in the Rick Stockstill era. Middle Tennessee traveled to North Texas Saturday night, capturing their fourth victory of the season and their first ever at Apogee Stadium. …