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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 / MTSU Sidelines Scoring three touchdowns in one game is a feat that most offensive players only accomplish a handful of times in their career. For a 6-foot 238-pound linebacker to do it, that’s a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence. Middle Tennessee State Blue Raider linebacker Tavares Thomas did just that in MTSU’s …

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 …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes/ MTSU Sidelines Story by Rusty Ellis / Sports Editor The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-3, 1-1) brought home a 37-17 victory over the Florida International Panthers in their 2017 homecoming game. This marks the first time in three seasons that the Blue Raiders have won their homecoming game, losing to …