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Photo courtesy of MT Athletics The Blue Raiders fell to the Western Michigan Broncos after a strong showing at the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl on Thursday in the Bahamian capital of Nassau. Missed opportunities were the Achilles’ heel for the team, as the Broncos took home the trophy with a 45-31 win. Middle Tennessee started as well as anyone could’ve …

This week marks the last home game for Middle Tennessee (5-5, 4-2 C-USA) as they prepare to take on the North Texas Mean Green (1-9, 1-5 C-USA) Saturday for Senior Day. The Blue Raiders are on a two-game win streak, sitting just one win from bowl eligibility. Middle Tennessee finished 6-6 last season, but went …

Jonathan Clark // Contributing Writer It was a rainy and murky day as Middle Tennessee (5-5, 4-2 C-USA) traveled to Boca Raton, Florida, to take on the Florida Atlantic Owls (2-8, 2-5 C-USA ) in a pivotal Conference USA showdown. Middle Tennessee pinned its first road win of the season with a 24-17 thriller behind a …

In a game that was over right as it began, the Blue Raiders (2-4, 1-1 C-USA) went from the brink of .500 to 2-4 and in desperate search of a win. Western Kentucky came out sharp from the start, and never let up, improving to 3-0 in C-USA with the 58-28 win. Saturday marked the …

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 Steven Johnson//Contributing Writer Shane Tucker kept churning and churning his legs before he barreled into the end zone to finally give the White Team its first lead in the fourth quarter. Tucker’s touchdown served as the game-winning score as the White team took the annual Blue-White game Saturday, 31-28. Though the offense got the victory, it was …