RAIDERS CONCLUDE SPRING DRILLS
MURFREESBORO – The Middle Tennessee football team will conclude spring drills on Saturday with the Blue-White Spring Finale presented by Kroger. Practice will get underway inside Floyd Stadium beginning at 1 PM.
The Finale will have a similar format as last year with different position drills, field goals and an offense vs defense scrimmage. The drills will consist of pass scale, 1-on-1, receiver’s vs defensive backs, and inside drill. The awards presentation for all the spring honors will start at 1 PM.
Schedule of Events
1:00 PM: Spring Award Presentation
1:10 PM: Flex
1:20 PM: Field Goal
1:30 PM: Offense and Defense Individual
1:50 PM: Skill Perimeter & Half Line
1:55 PM: Wide Receiver and Defensive Back One-on-One
Inside Drill (Offensive Line, Defensive Line, Running Backs)
2:05 PM: Pass Skel
Offensive Line vs Defensive Line Pass Rush
2:15 PM: Thud Scrimmage
The Blue Raiders will have extensive coverage of the Finale on social media. Along with video, photos and comments on Twitter (@MTAthletics, @MT_FB) and Instagram (@mt_fb and @mtathletics), there will also be coverage on Snapchat. The awards presentation will be shown live on @mtathletics Periscope, and then the radio team of Chip Walters and Wes Counts will add commentary on Facebook Live. The duo will have an early segment about 1:15 PM telling fans what is going on and what to expect then will come back near the conclusion (2:30 PM range) with interviews.
Along with the game, there will be numerous activities available for the Blue Raider faithful. Tailgating will be encouraged at both Walnut Grove and the Greenland Drive parking lot the entire day, and the ticket office will be setup to take season ticket renewals and provide any information necessary.
Fans will also be able to pick up a free spring football poster.
The Blue Raider Athletic Association will host a Tailgate & Celebrate from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Greenland Lawn near the tennis courts prior to the spring finale. Food and beverages will be provided and MTSU coaches will make an appearance. To reserve a spot, please call 615-898-5261. Tickets are just $5.
Lightning’s Locker Room will also be open for the game. Located at Gate 2-A, doors will open at 11:00 AM and close upon the completion of the game. There will be a large selection of new gear, as well as a large clearance selection that will be available. All BRAA discounts will be available.
On Friday prior to the game, the Legends Golf Tournament will take place for all Blue Raider lettermen. The event will take place at Indian Hills Golf Course in Murfreesboro. Lunch will begin at 11:30 AM with a shotgun start scheduled for 1 PM. The cost is $55 per person and participants are encouraged to make the checks payable to the Varsity Club.
Please register prior to the event with Bethany Thurston of the BRAA @ 615-898-5953 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Following is a list of the day’s activities:
11:00 AM: Lightning’s Locker Room Opens
1:00 PM: Blue-White Spring Finale
2:00 PM: Baseball vs UAB ($2 ticket, $2 hot dog, $2 drinks)