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Photo by Ambre Rogue / Staff Photographer Story by Cody Strickler / Staff Writer Middle Tennessee (5-24, 2-12 C-USA) was looking to close out the season with a victory against the North Texas Mean Green (13-16, 7-7 C-USA). The young group of Blue Raiders were outmatched in the season finale, falling 3-0. While the team didn’t …

Photo by Devon Arnold / Contributing Photographer For the first time since 2001, the Blue Raiders open up the season 4-1 and are off to their best start in the Rick Stockstill era. Middle Tennessee traveled to North Texas Saturday night, capturing their fourth victory of the season and their first ever at Apogee Stadium. …

Photo by Chandler Shrode / Contributing Photographer Middle Tennessee has one of the most dynamic offenses in college football. Over the offseason, the Blue Raiders added offensive coordinator Tony Franklin, and the offense is thriving thus far with a combined 158 points through the first four games and an average of 39.5 points per game. However, …

Photo by Meagan White/Sidelines archive  Saturday, Middle Tennessee and North Texas played their respective opponents over 814 miles apart. Conversely, the poor starts, the resiliency shown and the game’s outcomes were nearly identical. The Blue Raiders and the Mean Greens were each down three scores during their respective games last weekend. With all odds against …

Story by Rusty Ellis // Contributing Writer | Photo by Gregory French/MTSU Sidelines For the second straight week, Middle Tennessee running back I’Tavius Mathers has won the Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week award. In a thrilling 38-34 win over Louisiana Tech, Mathers carried the ball 21 times for a career-high 163 yards and three …

Photo by Austin Lewis, MTSU Sidelines It was one of those games for Middle Tennessee (6-5, 5-2 C-USA), with multiple players hitting new highs and a team effort sealing bowl eligibility with a 41-7 win over North Texas (1-10, 1-5 C-USA). The key for the Blue Raiders was starting early and moving methodically down the …