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The Blue Raiders celebrated Senior Night as they became bowl eligible on a late touchdown against Florida Atlantic Saturday night, edging the Owls 35-34. This is the third straight year the team has become bowl eligible, and the sixth time in nine seasons under coach Rick Stockstill. Senior running back Reggie Whatley dominated in his …

The MTSU football team (5-5, 4-2 C-USA) will look to rebound this Saturday against Florida Atlantic (3-7, 2-4 C-USA) at Floyd Stadium. Both teams are struggling at the moment. The Blue Raiders have lost three of its last four games, while FAU has lost three in a row. “We’re playing a faceless opponent,” head coach …

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-5, 4-2 C-USA) had a chance to become bowl eligible on Saturday for the third year in a row, but instead let it slip through their fingers as they fell 38-28 to the Florida International Panthers (4-7, 3-4 C-USA). After holding a 21-3 lead in the second quarter after three …

After two byes in three weeks, Middle Tennessee (5-4, 4-1 C-USA) is back at it this upcoming Saturday, facing Florida International (3-7, 2-4 C-USA). This will be the first of three back-to-back Conference-USA games for MTSU. The Blue Raiders are coming off of a 27-7 drubbing at the hands of BYU. The Cougars held MTSU …

Middle Tennessee looked to lock up bowl eligibility Saturday night, hosting Brigham-Young University (5-4) in a non-conference matchup. The Blue Raiders could not get much going offensively against BYU, posting its lowest amount of total offensive yardage of the season as the Cougars snapped Middle Tennessee’s seven-game home winning streak. MTSU (5-4, 4-1 C-USA) managed …

Growing up, many football players share a similar ambition: to one day play in the National Football League and earn a living by doing something they love. Young football players dream of storming the field with a professional team, but for most, it’s nothing more than a dream. After all, there are only 1,696 players on …