MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raider football team will be in the national spotlight again this week as they host Marshall.
An important East Division contest Thursday night opens this week's action, as first place Marshall heads to Middle Tennessee (6:30 p.m. CDT on Fox Sports 1). The Thundering Herd and Blue Raiders have not met since the 1994 NCAA Division I-AA playoffs.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (THORSON) -- The Blue Raider football team is back on the road headed west this weekend for a game against North Texas.
The game will mark the 13th consecutive year the two schools have met when the C-USA opponents kick off Saturday evening at 6 p.m. CDT.
Both teams are coming off of close league losses last weekend and are looking for a win within the conference. North Texas has yet to win in C-USA, registering one loss so far while Middle Tennessee has one win and one loss.
Jared Singletary picked up a pair of sacks in the final seconds to preserve a Blue Raider win over Memphis on Saturday, Sept 14, 2013
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Cody Clark hit a 40-yard field goal with 1:49 left to lift Middle Tennessee over Memphis 17-15 Saturday night.
Clark's kick capped an 8-play, 42-yard drive keyed by a 25-yard pass from Logan Kilgore to Tavarres Jefferson. Memphis drove to the Middle Tennessee 37 before consecutive sacks of Paxton Lynch on the game's final two plays.
Sophomore Jordan Parker ran for a career-high 156 yards in Middle Tennessee's 45-24 victory over Western Carolina on Thursday.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) - The Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders launched their move to Conference USA with a decisive win Thursday night.
The Raiders thumped the Western Carolina Catamounts 45-24 in front of just over 20,000 fans at Floyd Stadium.
The season opening victory was marred by a troubling injury. Third year Quarterback Logan Kilgore left the game early with a shoulder injury. The team isn’t saying yet whether Kilgore will be ready for next week’s contest.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WALTERS) -- Football fans are pumped about today’s launch of the college football season. The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders kick off their season Thursday evening with a home game against Western Carolina.
The team has anticipated this day since last November when the Blue Raiders finished 8 and 4, but received a bowl snub and were not able to play in the post season.
Hard work throughout the winter and spring brings the team to an opening night game against the Catamounts of Western Carolina.