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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines In August, Middle Tennessee fans had plenty to be optimistic about. Offensively, they returned three of their four biggest weapons from a season ago in quarterback Brent Stockstill and the receiving tandem of Richie James and Ty Lee. Defensively, the revamping of the defensive staff with the likes …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Scoring three touchdowns in one game is a feat that most offensive players only accomplish a handful of times in their career. For a 6-foot 238-pound linebacker to do it, that’s a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence. Middle Tennessee State Blue Raider linebacker Tavares Thomas did just that in MTSU’s …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archive When you break it down, a train is a lot like a running game. The locomotive (running back) powers the whole thing, and without that engine, you aren’t going anywhere. The tracks (offensive lineman) lay the groundwork on which the locomotive can travel, guiding it through peaks and …

Photo by Gregory French / Sidelines Archives Story by Timothy Carroll / Contributing Writer College football training camps start in late July and for Middle Tennessee fans, and that means another year of explosive offense from the entertaining Blue Raiders. To get fans ready for the season, here are five players that Blue Raider nation …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Energy was flowing from the bowels of Floyd Stadium all the way to the artificial turf surface Saturday afternoon as the Blue Raiders ended the 2017 Spring Practice Period on a high note with the Blue-White Spring Finale The team spent a lot of time fine-tuning the rest …

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 …