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As the Blue Raiders arrived in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to take on the Crimson Tide, many fans may not have understood why a team would voluntarily put themselves through the daunting task of playing University of Alabama’s high-ranking football team. Yes, players and coaches want the challenge of facing top competitors and seeing how they stack …

Middle Tennessee faced one of the toughest teams in the country on Saturday, No. 2 Alabama, and they were out to prove something to anyone who doubted their will. Offensively, the Blue Raiders started sluggish. On the first play of the half Christian Collis fumbled, giving Alabama great field position, ultimately leading to the first touchdown …

By: Caleb Luketic // Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee (1-0) opened up the 2015 football season at home against FCS opponent Jackson State in a dominating fashion. When they finally found rhythm offensively, the Blue Raiders ran over Jackson State 70-14. The 70 points the Blue Raiders scored was their second largest in school …

(PHOTO COURTESY: MT Athletic Communications Department) MURFREESBORO – Middle Tennessee announced its 2015-16 schedule Monday afternoon, and it certainly will be a difficult lineup for the Blue Raiders. MTSU will take on five schools that made it to bowl games in the 2014 season, along with the two finalists in the Conference-USA Championship game last …

The Tennessee Volunteers (3-5, 0-4 SEC) dropped yet another game back in the SEC, suffering their eigth-straight loss to cross-division rival Alabama (7-1, 4-1 SEC), 34-20 on Saturday night. As expected, Justin Worley did not play and, by some accounts, will not play for the remainder of the season due to a shoulder injury. Redshirt …

Fresh off a loss to Ole Miss in Oxford, the Tennessee Vols (3-4, 0-3 SEC) return to Knoxville this week to take on rival Alabama (6-1, 3-1 SEC). This will mark the 96th meeting of the cross-division rivals, with Alabama leading the all-time series 50-38-7. On offense, the Crimson Tide will be led by quarterback …