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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor When Raymond Berry, the perennial football player of the Baltimore Colts, called it quits at the age of 34, there was one thing and one thing only he didn’t want to do with the rest of his adult life: coach. “The coaching profession is one of the most …

Kevin Byard MTSU Pro Day

Photo by John Connor Coulston // Managing Editor Middle Tennessee held its annual Pro Day Thursday morning at Tennessee State University’s Indoor Practice Facility in front of numerous NFL scouts and front office officials. As many as 24 NFL teams were represented to watch 19 MTSU athletes try to improve their draft stock. Kevin Byard, Jordan …

Photo by Gregory French // Staff Photographer Former Middle Tennessee standout safety Kevin Byard is moving away from his superb outing at the Senior Bowl back in January. Next up on the NFL-hopeful’s list: MTSU’s Pro Day on March 31. MTSU will hold its Pro Day at Tennessee State University’s Indoor Practice Facility starting at …

Photo Courtesy of NFL The Super Bowl’s 50th Anniversary was a defensive showdown between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. The Broncos came into the game with the number one ranked defense and had a tall task to contain the MVP Cam Newton and the high-scoring Panthers. The Broncos created pressure from all sides, making …

Super Bowl 50

Super Bowl commercials have become half the spectacle surrounding the nation’s biggest sporting event. Costing approximately $5 million per 30-second spot, companies pour their funniest, smartest and deepest advertising in these most-watched spots of the year. Though some Super Bowl regulars like Doritos and Skittles stuck to their, sorry, predictable approaches, other companies wowed viewers with more meaningful commercials. …

Logan Kilgore // Credit John Sokolowski

Photo Credit // John Sokolowski Rick Stockstill, head football coach of MTSU, has had some incredible success recruiting quarterbacks in recent years. Most recently, he convinced his son Brent Stockstill to come lead the Blue Raiders two seasons ago, and in Stockstill’s first year of eligibility, he led the team to an appearance in the Popeye’s …