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Middle Marches On

Middle Marches On

Middle Tennessee safety Kevin Byard was just 12 years old when the Blue Raiders last beat Troy. Running back Jordan Parker was 11. Both ended up playing important roles in Middle's 24-21 victory over the Trojans earlier today.

Byard's 77-yard interception returned for a touchdown gave Middle Tennessee the lead for good with just 5:48 left in the game. As if a game-winning pick six wasn't enough for one day, the redshirt freshman had another interception and a forced fumble on the day. On the other side of the ball, Parker was the star. He accounted for 213 of Middle Tennessee's 328 total yards. The... Recommended Stories

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