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Photo by Andrew Brown / MTSU Sidelines   In college football’s first-ever early signing day, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders got to work on their 2018 class by signing 11 players on Wednesday. MTSU added depth along the offensive line and at quarterback, while also filling some holes on both sides of the ball. By …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor It’s that time of year again folks. National Signing Day 2017 has come and for the Blue Raider, it’s done as the team wrapped up their class by 10:15. Junior college transfers, help in the secondary, some offensive firepower, in-state talent, and some last minute signing day drama all …

Photos courtesy of the DNJ The Blue Raiders have always tried to take advantage of homegrown talent in the Murfreesboro area, and this year, they keep the tradition rolling. Wednesday morning, MTSU earned signatures from quarterback John Turner of Smyrna High School and offensive lineman Elijah Dobbins of Oakland High School, two of the more prominent Middle …

Story By Jim Bratton // Staff Writer    Photo provided by MT Athletics Signing day is finally upon us, and it’s one of the biggest days of the year for college football programs. On Wednesday, Feb. 3, every school has a chance to add a lot of talent to their football programs. Coming off of an …

By Austin Nelson//Contributing Writer With a class of 24 confirmed on National Signing Day, head coach Rick Stockstill and staff know that the work is just beginning for the team. “All that matters now is how hard they work, how hard they compete, and how dedicated they can be,” Stockstill said Wednesday afternoon at a …

The first Wednesday of February marks National Signing Day for college football. Middle Tennessee currently has 24 commits for the 2015 season, which includes cornerback Dontavious Heard and running back I’Tavius Mathers. Heard was originally scheduled to be an early enrollee, but did not qualify academically. Heard will look to enroll for the summer semester. …