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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines In August, Middle Tennessee fans had plenty to be optimistic about. Offensively, they returned three of their four biggest weapons from a season ago in quarterback Brent Stockstill and the receiving tandem of Richie James and Ty Lee. Defensively, the revamping of the defensive staff with the likes …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (6-6, 4-4) became bowl eligible Saturday by defeating the Old Dominion Monarchs (5-7, 3-5) by a score of 41-10 on senior day at Floyd Stadium. “(We’ve) been battling adversity throughout the season,” said senior running back Shane Tucker. “It feels good to …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-6, 3-4) traveled to Bowling Green, Kentucky, to take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (6-5, 4-3) in the “100 Miles of Hate” rivalry. Both teams came into the contest with identical records and a lot on the line, but the Blue Raiders …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (4-5, 2-3) defeated the University of Texas-El Paso Miners (0-9, 0-5) by a score of 30-3 on Salute to Armed Forces night at Floyd Stadium. Middle Tennessee welcomed prolific quarterback Brent Stockstill back to the lineup for the first time since …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Story by David Chamberlain / Assistant Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (4-5, 2-3) hosted the University of Texas-El Paso Miners Saturday night for the annual Salute to Service game. The Blue Raiders defeated the Miners 30-3 in Brent Stockstill’s return to the turf since his …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes The MTSU Blue Raiders (3-3, 1-1) achieved their first conference victory of the season against the Florida International Panthers (3-2, 2-1) by a score of 37-17 on Saturday. The Blue Raiders welcomed the return of Mike Minter, Walter Brady, Shane Tucker, Isaiah Upton and Terelle West, who added depth to …