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MTSU’s Blue Raiders did not receive a bid to participate in any of the bowl games this year, despite the team’s eligibility. It is a disappointing end to a disappointing season for the Blue Raiders. They finished the season 6-6 and 5-3 in Conference-USA. A bowl seemed to be easily in their grasp when they …

As the record would imply, this was a mediocre season for Middle Tennessee, despite having a six wins and bowl eligible record for the third consecutive year. This is the sixth time in nine seasons under Head Coach Rick Stockstill that the Blue Raiders have become bowl eligible. However, there were opportunities missed to have …

Middle Tennessee and UTEP played like two teams battling for an automatic bowl berth in the regular-season finale for both teams at the Sun Bowl on Saturday night. In the end, Middle Tennessee (6-6, 5-3 C-USA) committed an untimely turnover in the final minutes in a 24-21 setback against the Miners (7-5, 5-3 C-USA), leaving …

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – After losing two games in a row, Middle Tennessee (6-5, 5-2 C-USA) bounced back Saturday to beat Florida Atlantic, 35-34, at Floyd Stadium. The Blue Raiders won the game on a 12-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Austin Grammer to wide receiver Marcus Henry on fourth-and-goal with 19 seconds remaining. “That game tested …

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 …