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Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University (4-4, 2-2 Conference USA) overwhelmed the University of Southern Mississippi (1-7, 0-4 C-USA) for another turnover-filled victory for the Raiders’ homecoming game, 35-10. The Golden Eagles tossed one into the endzone for an early lead after a failed first drive from Middle Tennessee, but …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Chase Cunningham and Middle Tennessee State University (3-4) ran right over the University of Connecticut (1-8) for their first road win of the season Friday night 44-13. Cunningham once again proved his ability as the Raiders’ quarterback, making it look like he’s always been the starter. Though he …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer The Liberty University Flames (5-1) brought the heat against an outclassed but defiant Middle Tennessee State University (2-4, 1-2 Conference USA) on Saturday in Lynchburg, Virginia, with a final score of 41-13. The Flames’ offense ran up and down the field almost without interruption, led by Joshua Mack …

Story by Britton Barnette / Contributing Writer The Blue Raiders (2-3-0) will have yet another tough test this week as they travel to Lynchburg, Virgina to face Hugh Freeze and the Liberty Flames (4-1-0), as well as their superstar quarterback Malik Willis. Saturday will mark Middle Tennessee’s first ever game at Williams Stadium, with the last meeting being a 27-7 victory for the Blue Raiders in Murfreesboro …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University (2-3, 1-2 Conference USA) came out of Floyd Stadium on Saturday night with their first in-conference win (34-28) in an upset against Marshall University (2-3, 0-1 Conference USA). The Raiders started off strong against the Thundering Herd, not giving an inch to the Marshall …

Story by Britton Barnette / Contributing Writer The Blue Raiders continue Conference USA play this Saturday where they will host the Marshall Thundering Herd for the 14th installment of the blackout game. Following a winless three game road trip, MTSU will be looking to turn things around in their first game at Floyd Stadium in 29 days.   Since joining C-USA in 2013, the two teams have …