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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 …

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 …

Following the Blue Raiders’ inter squad matchup during its Murphy Madness event, MTSU President Sidney McPhee and Middle Tennessee announced a new five-year contract with Nike. With this new deal, Middle Tennessee is now officially a Nike-sponsored school, and all athletic teams will be outfitted with Nike gear. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, …

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 …

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 …