Posts in category

Blue Raider Football


Story by Britton Barnette/ Assistant Sports Editor Titans All-Pro safety and MTSU football legend Kevin Byard returned to Murfreesboro to have his No. 20 jersey retired in Johnny “Red” Floyd Stadium. Byard’s No. 20 jersey joined Teddy Morris’ No. 14 jersey –retired in 1965– as the only retired numbers in MTSU football history. “Kevin Byard …

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor The preseason conference champion UTSA Roadrunners rode into Murfreesboro and extinguished the red-hot Blue Raiders. Crucial penalties down the stretch cost Middle Tennessee in their 45-30 loss. UTSA quarterback Frank Harris decimated the Blue Raider defense all night through the air and on the ground. Harris threw for 414 …

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor After making national headlines last week in their upset over then No. 25 ranked Miami, Rick Stockstill and the Blue Raiders have shifted their attention to defending Conference USA champion UTSA. The Roadrunners enter Friday night’s contest as the defending conference champion after a 12 win season in 2021 …

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor MTSU put points up in bunches en route to their first win over a ranked opponent in program history. The Blue Raiders upset the No. 25 ranked Miami Hurricanes on the road 45-31 in a wire to wire victory and move MTSU’s all-time record against the Hurricanes to 3-0. …

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor Preview: Q&A with The Miami Hurricane sports editor Luke Chaney. Following a 49-7 victory over TSU at Johnny “Red” Floyd Stadium, the MTSU Blue Raiders travel to Hard Rock Stadium to take on the No. 25 ranked Miami Hurricanes. Sidelines sports editor Calvin White sat down with The Miami …

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor Middle Tennessee won in dominating fashion on Saturday night, defeating TSU 49-6 in the home opener at Johnny “Red” Floyd Stadium in front of 22,227 attendees. Blue Raider running back Frank Peasant dominated on the ground, rushing for 122 yards and three touchdowns on 13 carries for an average …