MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE BLUE RAIDERS NEWS

Middle Tennessee coach Kermit Davis dismisses 2 players

The Middle Tennessee State basketball program has had a rough off-season. Last week, senior guard DJ Jones was released for violating department policy and now two more players will join him. According to the Associated Press, head coach Kermit Davis confirmed today the dismissal of Justin Coleman and Jalen Perry. The exact rules that were broken have yet to be specified. The 6-foot...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

G DJ Jones dismissed from Middle Tennessee State

Middle Tennessee State University has dismissed guard DJ Jones from its basketball program, per the Associated Press. The university athletic department announced that Jones had been dismissed “for violating department policy,” and Blue Raiders head coach Kermit Jones stated that “we were all pushing for DJ to do well” and “we wish DJ all the best.” Based on Coach Jones’...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

MTSU coach who delayed pay raise wanting more fan support

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Rick Stockstill once again is urging Middle Tennessee students and Murfreesboro residents to turn out and support his Blue Raiders. Having already put his money where his mouth is by delaying his annual raise gives his words a bit more heft. The coach went to athletic director Chris Massaro about restructuring his deal and signed a revised contract in late...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee State Football Coach Opts to Delay Salary Raise

Starting in 2015-16, a new NCAA rule will allow colleges to provide athletes with extra compensation to address the cost of attendance, so there will be a slightly larger financial burden on athletic departments around the nation. One coach, Rick Stockstill of Middle Tennessee State, has elected to delay a scheduled $100,000 raise by signing a new, amended contract, per Will Borthick...
Via Sportsnaut
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee handles Southern Miss 61-51

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Marcus Tarrance drained three 3-pointers and sank all six of his shots from the free throw line to lead Middle Tennessee to a 61-51 win over Southern Miss on Thursday night. Tarrance finished with 15 points and got help from Giddy Potts, who added 14 as Middle Tennessee (13-10, 6-4 Conference USA) snapped a two-game skid. Edward Simpson Jr. hit a 3-pointer...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Coach Stockstill signs 24 for Middle Tennessee's 2015 class

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Middle Tennessee has signed 24 players as part of the Blue Raiders' attempt to get back to a bowl game. The Blue Raiders went 6-6 last season after winning eight games in 2013 and playing in the Armed Forces Bowl, and coach Rick Stockstill signed 12 defensive players and 11 on offense along with a punter Wednesday trying to improve. Stockstill says they...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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