MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BEASLEY) -- Middle Tennessee's stellar defensive play led the way in Saturday's victory over South Alabama.
With the help of four defensive turnovers and career-high 154 yards from Jordan Parker, the Blue Raiders defeated South Alabama by a score of 20-12.
Middle Tennessee now stands at 7-3 (5-1 SBC) after recorder it's fifth road win, the most since 1992.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BEASLEY) -- Currently tied for first in the Sun Belt standings, Blue Raiders football returns to action Saturday after a 15 day layoff.
After two consecutive losses from then Sun Belt leader Louisiana Monroe, Middle Tennessee now stands tied for first in the SBC.
The Blue Raiders now control their own destiny inside the conference, starting with South Alabama Saturday.
With an already impressive road record of 4-1 on the season, a win at South Alabama would give the Blue Raiders its most road wins since 1992.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BEASLEY) -- For the second consecutive season under Head Coach James Franklin, the Vanderbilt Commodores are bowl eligible once again.
With wins over Missouri, Kentucky, and a come from behind victory over Ole Miss this weekend, Vanderbilt has found consistency in the South Eastern Conference.
Much of the success can be credited to the leadership of quarterback Jordan Rodgers, who 's shy of 2,000 passing yards on nine touchdowns and only three interceptions.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Middle Tennessee State basketball’s gotten it’s new season off to a great start with some big wins.
The Lady Raiders kicked things off Friday night with a decisive 87-45 win against Kennesaw State in the first round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament.
Also Friday night the Middle Tennessee men administered an equally decisive 97-53 drubbing to Alabama State in their season-opener.