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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 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-5, 4-2 C-USA) had a chance to become bowl eligible on Saturday for the third year in a row, but instead let it slip through their fingers as they fell 38-28 to the Florida International Panthers (4-7, 3-4 C-USA). After holding a 21-3 lead in the second quarter after three …

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 …

Growing up, many football players share a similar ambition: to one day play in the National Football League and earn a living by doing something they love. Young football players dream of storming the field with a professional team, but for most, it’s nothing more than a dream. After all, there are only 1,696 players on …

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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 …

Middle Tennessee (5-3, 4-1 C-USA) faced the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers (4-3, 2-2 C-USA)  on Saturday afternoon, winning 34-22 in the Blue Raiders homecoming game.