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Photo by Gregory French/Sidelines Archive Four MTSU football players were selected to be on the Conference USA Preseason Football team, as chosen by the league’s head coaches. The league office announced the team on Wednesday, including MTSU quarterback Brent Stockstill, offensive lineman Maurquice Shakir, wide receiver Richie James and defensive back Jeremy Cutrer. Athlon Sports honored Stockstill …

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Photo by Gregory French // Staff Photographer MTSU will face the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers for this year’s Homecoming game, according to an MTSU release. This will be 64th meeting of the two “100 Miles of Hate” rivals,” who first faced each other in 1914.  Last year’s game between the two saw the Blue Raiders fall 58–28 in Bowling Green, …

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Check out Staff Photographer Gregory French‘s photos from MTSU’s spring Blue-White football game, which was held on April 16: Follow Gregory French on Instagram at @G_F_R_E_N_C_H. For more sports stories, follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, on Facebook at MTSU Sidelines and on Twitter at @Sidelines_Sport. To contact Sports Editor Connor Grott, email sports@mtsusidelines.com or follow him on Twitter at @Connor_Grott.

Middle Tennessee safety Alex Dale will undergo surgery, effectively ending his spring season on the practice field, a source told Sidelines. Dale visited a hand specialist Tuesday morning, with a final decision being made that Dale will have a procedure done on his left middle finger on Thursday. “Alex [Dale] broke his finger and was getting an MRI …

Photo Courtesy // MTSU Athletic Communications Middle Tennessee’s first spring scrimmage of the 2016-17 season concluded Saturday afternoon, and big hits and explosive plays were plentiful. MTSU began spring practices back on March 17, and those two weeks of drills certainly helped set up an energetic opening scrimmage for the Blue Raiders. Here are five …

Blue Raider football seniors and alums showed out for NFL scouts at the MTSU’s annual Pro Day event Thursday morning. Players including Kevin Byard, Jordan Parker, Cavellis Luckett and Corey McCarron were among the 19 players who participated in drills at Tennessee State University’s indoor training facility in Nashville. Representatives for approximately 24 teams such as the Tennessee Titans, …