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Photo by Meagan White/Sidelines archive  Saturday, Middle Tennessee and North Texas played their respective opponents over 814 miles apart. Conversely, the poor starts, the resiliency shown and the game’s outcomes were nearly identical. The Blue Raiders and the Mean Greens were each down three scores during their respective games last weekend. With all odds against …

Story by Rusty Ellis // Contributing Writer | Photo by Gregory French/MTSU Sidelines For the second straight week, Middle Tennessee running back I’Tavius Mathers has won the Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week award. In a thrilling 38-34 win over Louisiana Tech, Mathers carried the ball 21 times for a career-high 163 yards and three …

Photo by Meagan White/MTSU Sidelines Week three is in the books, and it’s now time for conference play to begin. The Blue Raiders are 2-1 on the season, coming off a 41-21 victory in a torrential downpour last weekend in Bowling Green, Ohio. MTSU takes on Louisiana Tech (1-2) this Saturday in a game that …

Photo by Devon Arnold/MTSU Sidelines The pouring rain in Bowling Green, Ohio, wasn’t enough to stop the offensive fireworks from Middle Tennessee Saturday afternoon. The Blue Raiders (2-1) traveled to Ohio to take on the Bowling Green State Falcons (1-2) in very sloppy field conditions. The first half was tight but Middle Tennessee pulled away …

Photo by Gregory French/MTSU Sidelines Holcomb, Counts, Dasher, Kilgore and soon, Stockstill. Quarterback Brent Stockstill is poised to be the next great quarterback from Middle Tennessee State University. Although the sophomore is on pace to shatter every career passing record at MTSU, Stockstill remains humble and acknowledges the importance of his teammates as well as those …

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Story by Taylor Sturm  // Contributing Writer MTSU fell to the Vanderbilt Commodores 47-24 on a stormy Saturday evening as turnovers and an inability to stop the run stalled any hope the Blue Raiders had at coming out on top. Quarterback Brent Stockstill had his way with the highly touted Vanderbilt defense throughout the game …