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Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archives Middle Tennessee’s basketball honors continued Wednesday morning as junior forward Alex Johnson was selected to the 2017-18 Preseason All-Conference USA Basketball team. The Murfreesboro native made huge contributions the Blue Raiders last season, and she is expected to do the same this season. She averaged 20.2 points per …

Photo by Brent Beerends / MT Athletics Communications The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders finished in a tie for seventh out of 15 teams when they shot 20-under par at the Quail Valley Intercollegiate in Vero Beach, Florida. The other 14 teams that participated in the tournament were the Maryland Terrapins, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Louisville …

Photo by Darwin Moore/ MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee freshman running back Brad Anderson was named to Pro Football Focus-College’s National Offensive Team of the Week for week seven’s performance against the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers. Pro Football Focus’ college football section names an offensive and defensive team each week for every Football Bowl Subdivision conference, …

Photo by Darwin Moore / MTSU Sidelines In a game that saw six lead changes, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-4, 1-2) lost in a shootout to the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers (4-2, 2-1) by a score of 25-23. It was MTSU’s first trip to Legion Field since 2014. After forcing a UAB three-and-out on …

Photo by Joe Murphy / Joe Murphy Photography The Middle Tennessee Men’s Golf team played in the fourth annual Franklin American Mortgage Intercollegiate at the Grove Oct. 8-10 this week. The Blue Raiders faced Cincinnati, College of Charleston, Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State, Liberty, Louisiana, Memphis, Ole Miss, South Dakota State, South Florida and Troy. All 10 men …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State outside linebacker Khalil Brooks was named October’s first Conference USA Player of the Week after his performance against the Florida International Panthers. Brooks tied J.K. Sabb’s 2005 school record of five tackles for loss against the Panthers and added three sacks on the day, …