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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 …

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On Saturday afternoon, the Blue Raiders (5-3, 4-1 C-USA) will host another historic program at Floyd Stadium. MT has welcomed the likes of Mississippi State, Maryland, Virginia, Georgia Tech and Minnesota, and will add another historic program to that list. Brigham Young University (4-4) will travel from Provo, Utah to take on Middle Tennessee, marking the …

After having a bye this past weekend, the Blue Raiders (5-3) will return to the gridiron this Saturday to host the Brigham-Young University Cougars (4-4) at Floyd Stadium, following BYU’s 55-30 loss to Boise State this past Friday. “They’re a good football team,” Head Coach Rick Stockstill said. “Their record doesn’t indicate how good they …

Middle Tennessee (5-3, 4-1 C-USA) faced the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers (4-3, 2-2 C-USA)  on Saturday afternoon, winning 34-22 in the Blue Raiders homecoming game.

Middle Tennessee (5-3, 4-1 C-USA) took on the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers(4-3, 2-2 C-USA) in the Blue Raiders’ homecoming matchup Saturday afternoon, edging out a 34-22 victory to pick up their fifth win of the season. Both teams moved the ball with similar effectiveness early in the first quarter, but UAB carried over a similar …

The Southeastern Conference announced its 2015 football schedule Tuesday afternoon. It was revealed that the Blue Raiders will face both Alabama and Vanderbilt as part of its non-conference schedule in the upcoming season. Middle Tennessee will travel to Tuscaloosa to take on the Crimson Tide Sept. 12, and will host Vanderbilt Oct. 3 at Floyd …