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By Steven Johnson//Contributing Writer Shane Tucker kept churning and churning his legs before he barreled into the end zone to finally give the White Team its first lead in the fourth quarter. Tucker’s touchdown served as the game-winning score as the White team took the annual Blue-White game Saturday, 31-28. Though the offense got the victory, it was …

By Steven Johnson//Contributing Writer MTSU’s offense was certainly a strong point of the team last year and offensive coordinator Buster Faulkner seems intent on keeping it that way. His preferred method of choice? Open competition at the most important positions in the Blue Raider offense: quarterback and running back. Last season, centered around the zone-read, …

By Steven Johnson//Contributing Wrtier After finishing 8-5 in 2013, Middle Tennessee took a step back last year, as it finished the season 6-6, failing to receive a bowl bid. The Blue Raiders will kick off their spring practice Saturday. Spring practice was set to begin Friday, but was postponed due to inclement weather. Here are …

Former MTSU quarterback Dwight Dasher turned himself into Rutherford County authorities Tuesday, according to a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman to the Daily News Journal. Dasher turned himself into RCSO officials for violating his probation. RCSO spokeswoman Lisa Marchesoni said to the Daily News Journal that Dasher, 26, was booked into the Rutherford County Adult Detention …

(PHOTO COURTESY: MT Athletic Communications Department) MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee announced its 2015-16 schedule Monday afternoon, and it certainly will be a difficult lineup for the Blue Raiders. MTSU will take on five schools that made it to bowl games in the 2014 season, along with the two finalists in the Conference-USA Championship game last …

Middle Tennessee (7-5) rode their strong first half performance Sunday afternoon to a solid 65-47 win over Tennessee State (2-10). The Blue Raiders started strong on Sunday, getting out to an 18-0 lead before the first Tiger points were scored by Zackary Lee. Middle was hot right out of the gate, making their first four …