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Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines  A lightning strike delayed Saturday’s season-opening contest between Middle Tennessee State and Vanderbilt for 21 minutes, but the only real storm that was brewing was the anticipation of the third and final chapter of the Brent Stockstill and Kyle Shurmur rivalry. The rival quarterbacks that are separated …

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 Middle Tennessee will kick off their 2017 season on television Saturday night with a Southeastern Conference opponent they are all to0 familiar with, the Vanderbilt Commodores. Over the past two seasons, the ‘Dores have gotten the better of the Blue Raiders. In 2015, Vanderbilt squeaked by the Raiders …

Photo by Gregory French/MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee will take on Vanderbilt for the second consecutive year on Saturday. Altogether, the two teams have met 16 times with Vanderbilt dominating the series with a 13-3 record. However, recently the Blue Raiders have found success against the Commodores going 3-1 in their last four meetings. These in-state …

Photo by Gregory French/MTSU Sidelines This Saturday, the Blue Raiders will travel less than 40 miles to Nashville when they take on the Vanderbilt Commodores. There are many reasons as to why this matchup is so special. For starters, the small trek is exciting because it’s a chance for Middle Tennessee to face an instate …

The Southeastern Conference announced its 2015 football schedule Tuesday afternoon. It was revealed that the Blue Raiders will face both Alabama and Vanderbilt as part of its non-conference schedule in the upcoming season. Middle Tennessee will travel to Tuscaloosa to take on the Crimson Tide Sept. 12, and will host Vanderbilt Oct. 3 at Floyd …