MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A last second field goal gave the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders a nail-biter of a victory over the University of Alabama at Birmingham on Saturday.
The win leaves MTSU 5-4 on the season, 3-2 in Conference USA.
In the final minutes of the game, QB Logan Kilgore found Marcus Henry for a 33-yard reception, putting MT at the one-yard line with seconds on the clock. Kicker Cody Clark found the uprights from 18-yards out for a field goal to give MT its second consecutive down-to-the-wire victory.
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.