football http://wmot.org en Blue Raiders win at USA http://wmot.org/post/blue-raiders-win-usa <p><span style='line-height: 200%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 14pt;'>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BEASLEY)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Middle Tennessee's stellar defensive play led the way in Saturday's victory over <span id="lw_1353339641_1" class="yshortcuts cs4-visible">South Alabama</span>.</span></p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 17:11:16 +0000 Justin Beasley 17986 at http://wmot.org Blue Raiders win at USA Fall Football Season Underway in Mid-State http://wmot.org/post/fall-football-season-underway-mid-state <p><span style='font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 14pt;'>NASHVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP) — The fall football season got underway Thursday night here in Middle Tennessee, with several mid-state teams starting the season at home.</span></p><p><span style='font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 14pt;'>The New Orleans Saints took no chances in their final pre-season game, resting all starters in a 10-6 loss to the Tennessee Titans.</span></p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 13:46:08 +0000 Associated Press 15187 at http://wmot.org Fall Football Season Underway in Mid-State 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