Alex Hubbard http://wmot.org en Blue Raiders Look to Rebound from Tough 2011 Season http://wmot.org/post/blue-raiders-look-rebound-tough-2011-season <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (HUBBARD)&nbsp; --&nbsp; MTSU football will look to rebound from last year’s tough season when they take the field at Floyd Stadium Thursday tonight.</p><p>The Blue Raiders finished the 2011 season with a 2-10 record, giving up an average of 37 points a game.</p><p>Head coach Rick Stockstill shook things up in the spring when he brought in former SEC defensive coordinator Tyrone Nix to lend a hand.</p><p>Despite the defensive changes, starting quarterback Logan Kilgore says the offensive scheme will remain much the same.</p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:47:19 +0000 Alex Hubbard 15130 at http://wmot.org WMOT Fall Football Preview: UT Volunteers http://wmot.org/post/wmot-fall-football-preview-ut-volunteers <p>MURFREESBORO, TENN. (HUBBARD)&nbsp; --&nbsp; WMOT continues to explore what the fall football season might have in store for Tennessee schools.&nbsp;&nbsp;University of Tennessee fans haven’t had a lot to cheer about in recent seasons,&nbsp; but there is some reason for Vols fans to be optimistic in 2012.</p><p>Tennessee stumbled through a 5-7 season in 2011 and ended it with a humiliating loss to rival Kentucky.</p><p>Lost in the poor record was Tennessee’s solid defense.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 16:03:31 +0000 Alex Hubbard 15046 at http://wmot.org WMOT Fall Football Preview: MTSU Blue Raiders http://wmot.org/post/wmot-fall-football-preview-mtsu-blue-raiders <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (HUBBARD)&nbsp;<strong> --&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;WMOT&nbsp;previews the fall football season this&nbsp;week with a look at the prospects of several&nbsp;mid-state teams. First up, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders.</p><p>MTSU football will look to rebound from last year’s tough season when they take the field at Floyd Stadium Aug. 30.</p><p>The Blue Raiders finished the 2011 season with a 2-10 record, giving up an average of 37 points a game.</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 15:16:57 +0000 Alex Hubbard 14722 at http://wmot.org WMOT Fall Football Preview: MTSU Blue Raiders MTSU Coach Has Impressive Olympic Record http://wmot.org/post/mtsu-coach-has-impressive-olympic-record <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (HUBBARD)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Sports&nbsp;figures often seem to come and go quickly, but a Middle Tennessee State coach - with an impressive Olympic resume -&nbsp;has stood the test of time.</p><p>MTSU Track and Field Coach Dean Hayes has a list of stateside accomplishments too long to recount.</p><p>Hayes has also coached a number of international competitions. He was an assistant coach for the U.S. Olympic Team in 1988 at the Seoul games.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 11:18:56 +0000 Alex Hubbard 14220 at http://wmot.org MTSU Professor Participates in His Fourth Olympics http://wmot.org/post/mtsu-professor-participates-his-fourth-olympics <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn (HUBBARD)&nbsp; --&nbsp; While many teachers enjoy the opportunity to relax during their summer break, a professor at Middle Tennessee State University is having a summer that&rsquo;s anything but relaxing.</p><p>Most people know Dr. Andrew Owusu as a professor health and human performance at MTSU&nbsp;. He&#39;s also know as&nbsp;the school&rsquo;s assistant track coach.&nbsp; What most people don&rsquo;t know is that Owusu is also a decorated jumper and three-time Olympic athlete.</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 14:22:51 +0000 Alex Hubbard 13949 at http://wmot.org