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Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Sidelines Archive  With the 2017 college football season on the horizon, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will rely on a mix of incumbents and newcomers to erase their bowl misfortune of the last couple seasons and end their Conference USA Championship drought. With a third place finish in C-USA’s …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Middle Tennessee’s search for a new defensive coordinator is over, as head coach Rick Stockstill announced the hiring of Scott Shafer this afternoon. Though he spent the 2016 season out of football, Shafer is most notable for the work he did with the Syracuse Orange defense. The university hired …

Photo by Chandler Shrode / Staff Photographer Story by Keenan Taylor / Contributing Writer Four days after a hard fought bowl loss for the Blue Raiders, more news regarding the football team was announced Wednesday. Head coach Rick Stockstill stated that Tyrone Nix would be relieved of his duties as Middle Tennessee’s defensive coordinator, as well …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders took home a hard-fought win on Saturday, defeating Florida International 42-35. Both offenses were on full display, as Brent Stockstill led the 9th-ranked offense in the nation to an early 21-0 lead. Richie James and Ty Lee each eclipsed the 100-yard receiving mark, …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  Middle Tennessee (6-2, 3-1) beat Florida International University (3-6, 3-2 C-USA) Saturday night in thrilling fashion. The back-and-forth battle ended with a defensive score in the final minutes by MTSU that not only give them the win and made them bowl eligible, but put them in prime position in the …

Photo by Meagan White/MTSU Sidelines Week three is in the books, and it’s now time for conference play to begin. The Blue Raiders are 2-1 on the season, coming off a 41-21 victory in a torrential downpour last weekend in Bowling Green, Ohio. MTSU takes on Louisiana Tech (1-2) this Saturday in a game that …