Middle Tennessee will travel to West Lafayette for their season opener next season as they face Purdue. The Raiders will be paid handsomely for the trip as they will make $850,000.
Middle Tennessee quarterback Dwight Dasher has struggled mightily since serving a suspension earlier in the season but finally had a good day as he passed for 158 yards, two touchdowns, and an interception while also rushing for 62 yards and two more scores.
Some people seem to think that Dwight Dasher would better serve his team riding the pine but head coach Rick Stockstill has said that Dasher "gives us the best chance to win". The Daily News Journal seems to think that Stockstill is trying to redshirt quarterback Jeff Murphy and Logan Kilgore with a wide receiver being the only other quarterbacking option.
Despite throwing 10 picks and losing three fumbles in four games, coach Rick Stockstill is sticking with Dwight Dasher as his starting quarterback. Stockstill says "He still gives us the best chance to win."
Middle Tennessee quarterback Dwight Dasher just cannot seem to snap back into last year's form and the troubles continued tonight against Arkansas State. Dasher passed for 146 yards, one touchdown, and four interceptions while doing some damage on the ground with 61 yards rushing and a score.
Middle Tennessee quarterback Dwight Dasher has not looked like the star he was last year but against Louisiana-Monroe, he took a couple steps towards being a star once more. Dasher finished the game on 11-of-19 passing for 219 yards, two touchdowns, and an interception while also rushing for 66 yards.
Middle Tennessee quarterback Dwight Dasher struggled for the second consecutive week, throwing four interceptions and rushing for just 35 yards.
The diagnosis for Middle Tennessee State quarterback Dwight Dasher has been confirmed, he suffered a dislocated pinkie in his left (non-throwing) hand, but there was no break. Dasher is expected to tape it up and play next week against Georgia Tech.
Middle Tennessee State quarterback Dwight Dasher was finally able to take the field Tuesday against Troy, but it was a night to forget. Dasher was held to just 201 total yards of offense and two scores. He also dislocated the pinkie on his left (non-throwing) hand and threw a pick.
"We've got that Dwight Dasher feeling right now," wide receiver Sancho McDonald said after practice on Tuesday. "Dwight has a special chemistry with everybody. We know what he can do. It's nothing against the other quarterbacks because they did a good job, but when he is on the field people get the feeling that (MTSU) will really get rolling."
Middle Tennessee coach Rick Stockstill confirmed that Dwight Dasher will start against Troy on Tuesday, Oct. 5.
Middle Tennessee State quarterback Dwight Dasher lost his appeal with the NCAA to have his suspension reduced from four games to three and will miss this week's game against Louisiana-Lafayette.
Middle Tennessee State is hoping to hear back from the NCAA on their appeal to limit Dwight Dasher's four-game suspension to time served on late Thursday or early Friday.
The NCAA has made their decision on the future of Dwight Dasher and he will be suspended for four games and will have to repay a $1500 loan.