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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 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 …

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 …

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 …

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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 …