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Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Blue Raider football returned on Saturday, and started off the season off strong at Floyd Stadium with a blowout win against the Monmouth University Hawks, 50-15.  After an excellent 2019 season (11-3, 6-0 Big South) but not playing a single game last year due to the introduction of a global …

Story by Ayanna Bronner / Contributing Writer “Top to bottom this may be the best group of guys,” said Coach Stockstill. They have decent size and quickness, as well as competition since they are constantly fighting for their spots.  Although the defensive players are smaller, they have great running ability, while the offensive line has a lot of depth.  …

Sometimes in tough seasons, you need a few strokes of luck to get a win. And for MTSU Saturday night in Houston, they didn’t get just one…or two, or three but four. A couple of dinks of the crossbar and a collapse from the Rice (0-1) special teams unit handed a golden ticket to Asher …

Following a rollercoaster win over Florida International the week prior, the MTSU Blue Raider football team felt rejuvenated and reinvigorated after an 0-4 start to the season coming into the weekend’s matchup vs North Texas. And after a great first quarter that saw MTSU go up 21-7 over North Texas Saturday afternoon, the Blue Raiders …

The script had been written for the MTSU Blue Raiders. Another late drive to try and complete a comeback. Another case of falling just shy of victory. But Asher O’Hara and Greg Grate refused to copy and paste another game. Grate, a Miami native, secured the game-ending interception to give MTSU (1-4, 1-2 Conference USA) …

Two teams entered Floyd Stadium winless Saturday evening, with one team destined to leave with its first win of a wild 2020 season. Both teams have massive similarities in offensive playstyle with its quarterbacks carrying most of the load. But Saturday showed that one team had a key factor that the other did not. The …