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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Video by Anthony Fiorella / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee head coach Rick Stockstill reportedly spent $10,000 of his own money to purchase tickets for the student body to accompany the Blue Raiders to the Camellia Bowl against Arkansas State. “I’m going to buy 10,000 dollars worth of …

Photo by Gregory French / Sidelines Archives Former Middle Tennessee State safety and current Tennessee Titans starter Kevin Byard has been named the AFC defensive player of the week for his week-seven performance against the Cleveland Browns. The Titans defeated the Browns in a defensive battle on Sunday in overtime by a final score of …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines After a dominant 37-17 victory over Florida International, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-3, 1-1) find themselves in a deadlock in the Conference USA east division after their first homecoming win in three years. The last few homecomings have provided the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders with close …

Kevin Byard MTSU Pro Day

Photo by John Connor Coulston//Managing Editor On Friday night, Middle Tennessee State University safety Kevin Byard became the latest Blue Raider to be selected in the NFL Draft. The former MTSU safety was selected with the first pick in the third round (No. 64 overall) by the Tennessee Titans, one of the five teams that …

Photo by Gregory French//Staff Photographer  Middle Tennessee State University safety Kevin Byard won’t have to move very far to his new National Football League home with the Tennessee Titans . After arriving on the Middle Tennessee State University campus back in 2011 and putting in thousands of hours on the field and in the weight …

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 …