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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 …

After a period of no fanfare and people in the stands for Blue Raider athletics, MTSU athletic director Chris Massaro announced that a limited attendance will be allowed at all indoor MTSU athletics events. Detailed in a release by the athletic department Saturday evening, MTSU will allow students and season ticket holders to return to …

Photo by Andrew Brown / MTSU Sidelines   In college football’s first-ever early signing day, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders got to work on their 2018 class by signing 11 players on Wednesday. MTSU added depth along the offensive line and at quarterback, while also filling some holes on both sides of the ball. By …

Photo by Chris Curtis / Sidelines Archive Growing up, Student Government Association Sen. Abbigail Thomson loved going to Middle Tennessee State University basketball games. “I got to attend countless MTSU athletic events each year,” Thomson said. “My favorite, though, were the women’s basketball games. My little sister and I were fortunate enough to watch Tina …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders had two players named to Pro Football Focus-College’s All-Conference USA offensive team of the year, as Ty Lee and Chandler Brewer were both honored. The 2017 PFF All-Conference USA First Team Offense pic.twitter.com/Sj9NR6jkO8 — PFF College Football (@PFF_College) December 8, 2017 Lee led …

Photos by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (6-6) took home two All-Conference USA Second Team Awards and two All-Conference USA Freshman Team Awards on Tuesday. Sophomores Ty Lee and Khalil Brooks were named to the all C-USA Second Team, while freshmen Jordan Ferguson and Reed Blankenship were named to …