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Photo courtesy of MT Athletics The Blue Raiders fell to the Western Michigan Broncos after a strong showing at the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl on Thursday in the Bahamian capital of Nassau. Missed opportunities were the Achilles’ heel for the team, as the Broncos took home the trophy with a 45-31 win. Middle Tennessee started as well as anyone could’ve …

The regular season is officially over. Middle Tennessee (7-5, 6-2 C-USA) clinched bowl eligibility last week against North Texas in a 41-7 victory at home. Against the University of Texas at San Antonio (3-9, 3-5 C-USA) the Blue Raiders one-upped last weekend, ending the season on a four-game win streak with a 42-7 win over the Roadrunners. …

According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, Middle Tennessee (6-5, 5-2 C-USA) will be heading to the Bahamas Bowl this postseason. The bowl, sponsored by Popeyes, is December 24th in Nassau. “Middle Tennessee will play in Bahamas Bowl, sources told @ESPN,” said McMurphy this morning. “Middle Tennessee will play a team from the MAC, still TBA, on …

Photo by Austin Lewis, MTSU Sidelines It was one of those games for Middle Tennessee (6-5, 5-2 C-USA), with multiple players hitting new highs and a team effort sealing bowl eligibility with a 41-7 win over North Texas (1-10, 1-5 C-USA). The key for the Blue Raiders was starting early and moving methodically down the …

This week marks the last home game for Middle Tennessee (5-5, 4-2 C-USA) as they prepare to take on the North Texas Mean Green (1-9, 1-5 C-USA) Saturday for Senior Day. The Blue Raiders are on a two-game win streak, sitting just one win from bowl eligibility. Middle Tennessee finished 6-6 last season, but went …

Jonathan Clark // Contributing Writer It was a rainy and murky day as Middle Tennessee (5-5, 4-2 C-USA) traveled to Boca Raton, Florida, to take on the Florida Atlantic Owls (2-8, 2-5 C-USA ) in a pivotal Conference USA showdown. Middle Tennessee pinned its first road win of the season with a 24-17 thriller behind a …