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Richie James


Photo and story by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines In a season where injuries have set back the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (4-5, 2-3), they find themselves only three games away from eligibility thanks to a 30-3 drubbing of the winless University of Texas-El Paso Miners. For the rest of the year, the team …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes/ MTSU Sidelines According to a USA Today report on Tuesday night, the Blue Raiders will have to do without quarterback John Urzua and wide receiver Richie James for the rest of the season due to injuries they suffered in the loss to Marshall. Unfortunately for Urzua, the young signal caller …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes/ MTSU Sidelines¬† The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-5, 1-3) postseason hopes are slowly, but surely slipping away. In order to become bowl eligible, Middle Tennessee State University has to win three of their last four games. Luckily for them, the task isn’t quite as daunting as it seems with their …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-5, 1-3) ¬†fell behind early and never recovered, falling to Marshall (6-1, 3-0) on Friday night by a score of 38-10. The Blue Raiders defense got off to a solid start against the Marshall rushing attack but couldn’t sustain is, as they …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines In a game that saw six lead changes, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-4, 1-2) lost in a shootout to the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers (4-2, 2-1) by a score of 25-23. It was MTSU’s first trip to Legion Field since 2014. After forcing a UAB three-and-out on …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines After a dominant 37-17 victory over Florida International, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-3, 1-1) find themselves in a deadlock in the Conference USA east division after their first homecoming win in three years. The last few homecomings have provided the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders with close …