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Blue Raider safety Gregory Grate Jr. attempts to take down Duke running back Mataeo Durant during their 41-18 loss on Saturday. Photo by Megan Cole/ Sidelines. Murfreesboro, TN- In the annual Black Out Game for Middle Tennessee State (1-2), it was all white as Duke (2-1) rolled the Blue Raiders Saturday night in Floyd Stadium …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines In a rivalry where the games are heart-racing shootouts with incredible endings, the 2018 edition of the 100 Miles of Hate was a breath of fresh air. At least for MTSU. The Blue Raiders broke a three-game losing streak to WKU with a 29-10 win on Friday night at …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines When running back Tavares Thomas’ one-yard rushing touchdown put the Blue Raiders within one point of the defending C-USA champion Florida Atlantic Owls with 38 seconds remaining, a game-altering decision loomed. Middle Tennessee head coach Rick Stockstill made that decision well before Thomas’ six-foot, 245-pound frame pushed …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Lane Kiffin, the second year head coach of Florida Atlantic, had not lost to a Conference USA opponent during his tenure with the Owls. That changed Saturday night in Floyd Stadium. “That’s the best win I’ve been a part of here,” said quarterback Brent Stockstill. Brent Stockstill’s …

Photo by Greg French / MTSU Sidelines Archive While Saturday’s “blackout” football game at Floyd Stadium will predominately feature one color, MTSU Athletics and other campus organizations will be making a statement against gender-based violence with small, teal ribbons. During the game, representatives from MTSU’s Student Government Association and MTSU Athletics will be passing out …

Photo by Devin Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Brent Stockstill is quite possibly the greatest quarterback to suit up for the Blue Raiders at Middle Tennessee State University. His road to becoming a Blue Raider legend is a long and adventurous one, but when he leaves the field for the final time, he hopes to leave …