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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Vanderbilt Commodores (1-0) took down the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (0-1) by a score of 28-6 in front of a crowd of 26,717 people under the lights at Floyd Stadium. The game was also carried on national television by CBS Sports Network. The Commodore offense came …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Middle Tennessee will kick off their 2017 season on television Saturday night with a Southeastern Conference opponent they are all to0 familiar with, the Vanderbilt Commodores. Over the past two seasons, the ‘Dores have gotten the better of the Blue Raiders. In 2015, Vanderbilt squeaked by the Raiders …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletic Communications That first big job at an Football Bowl Subdivision school is something that can put a lot of pressure on young coach’s shoulders. The big plus for Austin Silvoy and Siriki Diabate? They are stepping into a program with a lot of talent at each of their …

Photo by Devin Arnold / Sidelines Archives College game day. There’s nothing else in the world like it. Fans all over the country gather together at their respective schools and don the colors to watch their favorite team defeat their rivals. What makes a game-day in Murfreesboro, Tennessee so unique? It’s one of the biggest …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor/ Sidelines Archives The Middle Tennessee Blue Raider defensive line was one of the position groups hit hardest by graduation this past year, losing defensive tackles Shaquille Huff, Raynard Felton and Jimal McBride, and defensive ends Steven Rhodes and Chris Hale. As a group, the five seniors combined for 15 tackles, …

Photo by Gregory French / Sidelines Archives Middle Tennessee quarterback Brent Stockstill was placed on the College Football Players Awards Performer of the Year Award watch-list on Thursday,¬†¬†joining 36 other players on the list. Stockstill also joins Western Kentucky quarterback Mike White as one of only two Conference USA players to make the cut and …