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James Boots Donnelly

Middle Tennessee’s football program has evolved into a legitimate Division I program, in large part because of the coaches who spent the better part of two decades building the program up to what it is today. The Blue Raiders played their first football game in 1911, but the program wasn’t Division 1 until 1952 when …

Tennessee Titans Mike Mularkey

Story by Teresa M. Walker // AP Pro Football Writer | Graphic courtesy of the Tennessee Titans NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are keeping Mike Mularkey as their coach. The man who handled the final nine games after the team fired Ken Whisenhunt this season was chosen Saturday, just hours after the Titans wrapped up their fourth …

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 …