Middle Tennessee State University senior QB Logan Kilgore completed 22-of-40 passing attempts for 277 yards, four touchdowns and one interception in Thursday's 51-49 victory over Marshall.
The NCAA awarded Middle Tennessee State freshman DE Steven Rhodes four seasons of eligibility.
JUCO transfer Marcus Henry suffers separated shoulder during first workout.
Middle Tennessee running back Phillip Tanner has had an up-and-down career marred by injuries but in the final game of his collegiate career, he put it all together for a big performance. Despite his team losing to Miami of Ohio, Tanner had a good game with 11 carries for 87 yards and two scores while also catching five passes for another 34 yards.
In the first half of the bowl game against Miami of Ohio, Middle Tennessee quarterback Dwight Dasher looked like his old self as he accounted for 158 total yards and a 49-yard rushing touchdown. However, his turnover prone nature reared its head in the second half as he threw four picks as the Blue Raiders lost to the Redhawks.
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.
Phillip Tanner had a big night rushing for Middle Tennessee as he finished with 150 yards and a touchdown against Florida Atlantic.
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.
“I don’t feel like we should’ve gone out there thinking we had to do other things because Dasher was there,” Middle Tennessee State running Phillip Tanner said. “Dwight Dasher is Dwight Dasher. He is a great player and I have the utmost respect for him, but for me to say that we were more excited to play because we’ve got Dwight Dasher is degrading to (Logan) Kilgore and (Jeff) Murphy. ...I’m going to play my game no matter who is out there at quarterback. To say that we were a better team with Dasher out there, well, I don’t know."