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Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University (2-3, 1-2 Conference USA) came out of Floyd Stadium on Saturday night with their first in-conference win (34-28) in an upset against Marshall University (2-3, 0-1 Conference USA). The Raiders started off strong against the Thundering Herd, not giving an inch to the Marshall …

Story by Britton Barnette / Contributing Writer The Blue Raiders continue Conference USA play this Saturday where they will host the Marshall Thundering Herd for the 14th installment of the blackout game. Following a winless three game road trip, MTSU will be looking to turn things around in their first game at Floyd Stadium in 29 days.   Since joining C-USA in 2013, the two teams have …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Friday night, Middle Tennessee State University (1-3, 0-2 Conference USA) had the fight of their lives against the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (3-1, 1-0 C-USA), ending in a tragic 42-39 loss away from home. After the departure of former starting QB Bailey Hockman, Chase Cunningham rose …

Story by Ayanna Bronner / Contributing Writer After three games into the season Bailey Hockman, a transfer from North Carolina State, decided to step down as quarterback on Sunday, although he will remain enrolled at MTSU as he is expected to graduate after fall semester. After the UTSA loss, Coach Stockstill, Coach Dearman, and Hockman personally …

Story by Britton Barnette / Contributing Writer The Blue Raiders play under the Friday night lights this week as they travel to Charlotte for their second Conference USA matchup of the season. After falling to UTSA at the Alamodome last week, MTSU is looking to secure their first in-conference victory this year.   The Blue Raiders will be featuring a new face at …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University (1-2, 0-1 Conference USA) and its offense could not find any breathing room in the Alamodome against the University of Texas at San Antonio (3-0, 1-0 C-USA), who neary left their opponents scoreless for the second week in a row (27-13). MTSU’s defense put …