MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE RUMORS
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...
Middle Tennessee won enough games to be bowl-eligible last season, but the Blue Raiders didn't get an invite. Rick Stockstill's team...
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Entering his ninth season as the head football coach at Middle Tennessee, Rick Stockstill hopes to keep the momentum going in 2014 following back-to-back eight win seasons, as the Blue Raiders play their second season as a member of Conference USA. The Blue Raiders have lost last year’s starting quarterback Logan Kilgore so they’ll carry a quarterback competition into fall...
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Middle Tennessee State football coach Rick Stockstill exits spring practice confirming notions already formed before it began.
Eight starters return to a defense that helped the Blue Raiders go 8-5 overall and 6-2 in their Conference USA debut to earn a berth in the Armed Forces Bowl. If the team is to post a third-straight eight-win season or better, then...
This happened back in January. So yeah, we're a little late getting the GIF up, but then again, this will never get old. Kinda ironic we gave this kid the Bobby Phills Award in the Earlys...Looks like something Phills would've done at Southern.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Middle Tennessee State football coach Rick Stockstill is getting a taste of what his father went through as his high school coach.
He can also relate to what's running through the noggin of his son, Brent Stockstill, who is one of three quarterbacks vying to be Blue Raiders starting quarterback this coming season. Coached by his father, Coach Stockstill...
Shawn Jones of Middle Tennessee State has been named Conference USA Player of the Year.
Joining Jones on the C-USA All-Conference First Team are Pablo Bertone, Chad Frazier, Kenneth Smith and Neil Watson.
On the Second Team are Vince Hunter, Tymell Murphy, Akeem Richmond, Julian Washburn and James Woodard.
Smith was also named Defensive Player of the Year, while Vince Hunter received...
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Ebony Rowe, the Conference USA Player of the Year, nearly didn't make it to Middle Tennessee State University.
A prep standout in Lexington, Ky., it was a foregone conclusion she would attend Western Kentucky, where both parents had graduated. Lady Raiders coach Rick Insell figured why waste time recruiting a prospect he had little to no chance to sign...
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Middle Tennessee State has crested to the top of Conference USA as the Blue Raiders have sole possession of first place at 1–2 with three games remaining in the regular season. The starting line up that includes four seniors in Neiko Hunter, Tweety Knight, and Kerry Hammonds. However the catalyst is 6-8, 236-lb...
With: BC-FBC--Signing Day-Middle Tennessee-List The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders have gotten a bit of a jump on signing day with 10 of their 23 signees announced Wednesday already enrolled in school.
''Those guys that are here now they'll have the quickest ability to have an impact on the team because they're already here,'' coach Rick Stockstill said. ''They're going to be able...
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February 05, 2014
Shawn Jones scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds in leading Middle Tennessee to a 79-56 victory over Grand Canyon on Monday in the consolation game of the Dr Pepper Classic.
The Blue Raiders (9-5) scored the game's first 12 points and were up 42-24 at halftime by turning 10 Grand Canyon turnovers into 19 points and shooting 54.8 percent (17 of 31) in the first 20 minutes...
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December 30, 2013
On Monday the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders and Navy Midshipmen will face off against one another in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl.
Middle Tennessee and Navy both enter this game with 8-4 records.
Coverage of the Armed Forces Bowl between Middle Tennessee and Navy will air on ESPN beginning at 11:45 pm ET from Amon Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, TX.
The Odds: The Navy Midshipmen...
Reggie Upshaw was one of six players in double figures, scoring a career-high 18, as Middle Tennessee romped to an overwhelming 102-52 victory over Tennessee Temple Tuesday night.
Others in double figures were Neiko Hunter with 16, Shawn Jones and Tharone Chilton both had 11 points and Marcus Tarrance 10.
This is the second time this season that Middle Tennessee (7-3) has scored...
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December 17, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As one of the program's most prolific quarterbacks, Logan Kilgore is prominent throughout the Middle Tennessee football record book.
Become the first Blue Raiders quarterback to pass for more than 2,000 yards in three straight seasons, check.
Throw the most passes (1,102) of any MTSU quarterback, check again.
Complete the most touchdowns passes (53) in program...
Shawn Jones scored 18 points in 18 minutes to lead seven Middle Tennessee players who scored in double digits Monday night in a 115-65 victory over Fisk.
Middle Tennessee (7-2) broke the game open with a 26-8 run in the first half and never looked back. The Blue Raiders shot 61.8 percent from the field while holding Fisk to 30.3 percent.
Joshua Phillips had 13 points and eight...
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December 10, 2013
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Middle Tennessee will make its first bowl appearance in three years when the Blue Raiders play Navy in the Armed Forces Bowl.
Navy (7-4) was a conditional pick for the bowl even before the season, and the Midshipmen guaranteed their spot in the Dec. 30 game when they got their sixth win last month. They still have one regular-season game to play, Saturday against Army in Philadelphia...
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December 08, 2013