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Following a tough result at Army two weeks ago, the MTSU Blue Raider football team had time to prepare and mentally reset after being dealt a tough hand in its opening opponent on short notice. But after two weeks of preparation, even the hardest True Blue supporters are probably scratching their heads over the direction …

After a spring and summer offseason full of what-ifs and threats of cancellation, MTSU football returned to the gridiron in West Point for the Blue Raiders opening game vs Army with only a few thousand Army cadets in the stands. However, after a 42-0 beatdown at the hands of the Black Knights Saturday afternoon, more …

Two former MTSU football players that went undrafted in this year’s 2020 NFL Draft have signed with teams during the post-draft undrafted free agents cycle. Jovante Moffatt and Tyshun Render were signed by the NFL’s Cleveland Browns and Miami Dolphins respectively. Moffatt, a 4-year starter as a redshirt senior, recorded 313 total tackles as a …

Story by Colton Pickard/ Contributing Writer Photos by Kaitlyn Hungerford On a cold and rainy day, the MTSU Blue Raiders (4-8, 3-5 C-USA) lost in its “100 Miles of Hate” rivalry matchup 31-26 against Western Kentucky (8-4, 6-2 C-USA) to finish its first losing season since 2011. Middle Tennessee hasn’t been a team to give …

Murfreesboro, TN-  Despite the cold and unwelcoming weather at kickoff, the MTSU Blue Raiders (4-7, 3-4 C-USA) put up a significantly improved effort against visiting Old Dominion (1-10, 0-7 C-USA) on Senior Day Saturday evening 38-17. Asher O’Hara and the offense started out much quicker than usual with an opening drive score from O’Hara to …

With the success against FIU last week in the ground game and the late scratch of star Charlotte running back Benny LeMay, the odds seemed to favor MTSU on Saturday. Then the game started. In another massive letdown following a big home win, the MTSU Blue Raiders (3-6, 2-3 C-USA) were ran off the field …