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Story by Tyler Lamb // Contributing Writer  Photo Credit Brent Beerends //MT Athletics Wednesday, February 3 marked National Signing Day; the Blue Raiders football team completed their 2016 roster with the addition of 24 high school and junior college recruits. Head Coach Rick Stockstill was very pleased with his signees, “We don’t worry about stars. We recruit …

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 …

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 …

The regular season is officially over. Middle Tennessee (7-5, 6-2 C-USA) clinched bowl eligibility last week against North Texas in a 41-7 victory at home. Against the University of Texas at San Antonio (3-9, 3-5 C-USA) the Blue Raiders one-upped last weekend, ending the season on a four-game win streak with a 42-7 win over the Roadrunners. …

Photo by Austin Lewis, MTSU Sidelines It was one of those games for Middle Tennessee (6-5, 5-2 C-USA), with multiple players hitting new highs and a team effort sealing bowl eligibility with a 41-7 win over North Texas (1-10, 1-5 C-USA). The key for the Blue Raiders was starting early and moving methodically down the …

This week marks the last home game for Middle Tennessee (5-5, 4-2 C-USA) as they prepare to take on the North Texas Mean Green (1-9, 1-5 C-USA) Saturday for Senior Day. The Blue Raiders are on a two-game win streak, sitting just one win from bowl eligibility. Middle Tennessee finished 6-6 last season, but went …