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Rick Stockstill


Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Despite the poor weather outside, it was a bright day for the MTSU football coaching staff as the Blue Raiders finalized nine signees on Wednesday’s National Signing Day to add to a 23-man class. The Blue Raiders finished in the top half of the conference in recruiting rankings, …

Photo by David Chamberlain / Sidelines Brent Stockstill was standing on the sideline as he watched his defense take the field. His offense was fresh off of a turnover on downs with only 1:27 left in the game and with UAB up by two points in the biggest game of his life and in the …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines When Middle Tennessee lost to Florida International in early October, it was easy to feel as if the Blue Raiders’ chance of winning a conference title slipped through their fingertips. In the two weeks prior, this team snapped FAU’s conference winning streak and avenged their blowout loss to …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Story by David Jones / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders came into the game against the Kentucky Wildcats as 15-point underdogs, but they didn’t look like it, even after falling to the Wildcats 34-23 Saturday in Lexington. It was a wild game that got off …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines Coming into their rivalry game against Western Kentucky, the Middle Tennessee State rushing attack hadn’t exactly been setting the conference on fire. Before the Old Dominion game last week, the team’s leading rusher was quarterback Brent Stockstill. But on Friday night, the Blue Raider run game got a …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines In a rivalry where the games are heart-racing shootouts with incredible endings, the 2018 edition of the 100 Miles of Hate was a breath of fresh air. At least for MTSU. The Blue Raiders broke a three-game losing streak to WKU with a 29-10 win on Friday night at …