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Rick Stockstill


Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines As the new guy on a roster, you have to step up and make plays in big-time games in order to gain the recognition and respect of your fellow players and coaches. The Blue Raider defense has seen two such players take that step early this season …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines With their first win of the season in the rearview mirror, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (1-1) are ready to turn their attention to their third consecutive Power 5 opponent in the Minnesota Golden Gophers (2-0). When the Blue Raiders lost their opening game of the year …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines After a disappointing 28-6 setback against Vanderbilt, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (0-1) have moved on and are preparing for their next game against the Syracuse Orange. The Blue Raiders struggled in every facet of the game on Saturday, as Commodore quarterback Kyle Shurmur carved the secondary …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Vanderbilt Commodores (1-0) took down the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (0-1) by a score of 28-6 in front of a crowd of 26,717 people under the lights at Floyd Stadium. The game was also carried on national television by CBS Sports Network. The Commodore offense came …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Story by Timothy Carroll / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders football team held their first press conference of the new season on Wednesday, the first official time players have been available to media heading into the new season. Coming off of an 8-4 season, the Blue …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archive When you break it down, a train is a lot like a running game. The locomotive (running back) powers the whole thing, and without that engine, you aren’t going anywhere. The tracks (offensive lineman) lay the groundwork on which the locomotive can travel, guiding it through peaks and …