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By Steven Johnson//Contributing Writer Shane Tucker kept churning and churning his legs before he barreled into the end zone to finally give the White Team its first lead in the fourth quarter. Tucker’s touchdown served as the game-winning score as the White team took the annual Blue-White game Saturday, 31-28. Though the offense got the victory, it was …

By Steven Johnson//Contributing Writer MTSU’s offense was certainly a strong point of the team last year and offensive coordinator Buster Faulkner seems intent on keeping it that way. His preferred method of choice? Open competition at the most important positions in the Blue Raider offense: quarterback and running back. Last season, centered around the zone-read, …

By Steven Johnson//Contributing Wrtier After finishing 8-5 in 2013, Middle Tennessee took a step back last year, as it finished the season 6-6, failing to receive a bowl bid. The Blue Raiders will kick off their spring practice Saturday. Spring practice was set to begin Friday, but was postponed due to inclement weather. Here are …

(PHOTO COURTESY: MT Athletic Communications Department) MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee announced its 2015-16 schedule Monday afternoon, and it certainly will be a difficult lineup for the Blue Raiders. MTSU will take on five schools that made it to bowl games in the 2014 season, along with the two finalists in the Conference-USA Championship game last …

In a highly touted matchup between two Conference-USA powerhouses, Rakeem Cato and the Marshall Thundering Herd proved too much for the Blue Raiders (4-3, 3-1 C-USA) Saturday afternoon. It was a game that pitched the top two teams in the Conference-USA East division, and the Herd (6-0, 2-0 C-USA) gained breathing room at the top …

The Blue Raiders started their season with a blowout victory over Savannah State University Tigers on Saturday night after lightning strikes delayed kickoff. Quarterback Austin Grammer started his first game in the stormy opener, and he did not disappoint the Blue Raider fans. The sophomore redshirt completed 15 of his 17 pass attempts for 250 yards and a …