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Derrick Henry Alabama Clemson Football National Championship

By Ralph D. Russo // AP College Football Writer | Photo courtesy of Alabama Football via Facebook GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The last step toward making Alabama’s run of championships under Nick Saban the greatest in college football history was the toughest. The Crimson Tide needed all its power and speed. It needed all its talent and …

Story by Sport Editor Connor Ulrey and Assistant Sports Editor Caleb Luketic // Photo courtesy of NFL With the regular season now over and the playoffs finally here, it’s Wild Card Weekend in the NFL. Sports Editor Connor Ulrey and Assistant Sports Editor Caleb Luketic give insight into the games this weekend and who might be advancing …

Austin Grammer MTSU

Photo by Gregory French // Staff Photographer Middle Tennessee’s Austin Grammer will transfer to the University of West Alabama next semester, the backup quarterback announced on Friday. As first reported by the Daily News Journal, the 21-year-old Tuscaloosa native took to Twitter Christmas night to confirm the news, thanking his coaches, teammates and others for his time and citing a …

Photo courtesy of MT Athletics The Blue Raiders fell to the Western Michigan Broncos after a strong showing at the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl on Thursday in the Bahamian capital of Nassau. Missed opportunities were the Achilles’ heel for the team, as the Broncos took home the trophy with a 45-31 win. Middle Tennessee started as well as anyone could’ve …

By: Connor Ulrey, Assistant Sports Editor, and Nick Griesback, Staff Writer Blackman (3-2, 1-1) at Cookeville (5-0, 2-0): We have a tale of two heavyweights in this matchup as perennial powerhouse Blackman, who are the eighth ranked team according to class 6A will be stepping into 11th ranked and undefeated Cookeville’s house Friday night. Blackman …

MURFREESBORO- In the season-opening press conference held Monday morning, head football coach Rick Stockstill announced that his son, Brent Stockstill, will start in the Blue Raiders’ first game against Jackson State on Saturday. “(We’ve been) evaluating the quarterbacks in everything since last spring,” Coach Stockstill said when asked about the starting job. “We made the decision that …