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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (6-6)


Sat. 11/15 Sat. 11/22 Sat. 11/29
@ FIU
L 28-38
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vs. FlaAtl
W 35-34
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@ UTEP
L 21-24
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Jones helps UTEP edge Middle Tennessee 24-21

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Aaron Jones ran for 147 yards and a touchdown and had a 72-yard receiving touchdown and UTEP intercepted two passes in the final 90 seconds to preserve the Miners' 24-21 in over Middle Tennessee on Saturday night.

Middle Tennessee had a first-and-goal from the 7 when Jameel Erving picked off Austin Grammer. The Blue Raiders used their timeouts and forced a punt but Wesley Miller picked off an A.J. Erdely Hail Mary pass on the final play of the game.

After Jones took a Jameill Showers pass 72 yards to give the Miners (7-5, 5-3 Conference USA) a 10-7 lead early in the second quarter the lead changed hands five time. Showers had the game-winning score on a 5-yard run with 6:19 left.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: A. Grammer2557
Passing TDs: A. Grammer17
Rushing Yards: R. Whatley767
Rushing TDs: S. Tucker8
Receiving Yards: M. Henry527
Receiving TDs: M. Henry4
Interceptions: K. Byard6
Schedule 2014
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/30 vs. Savannah State W 61 - 7
9/6 at Minnesota L 24 - 35
9/13 vs. Western Kentucky W 50 - 47
9/20 at Memphis L 17 - 36
9/26 at Old Dominion W 41 - 28
10/4 vs. Southern Miss W 37 - 31
10/11 at Marshall L 24 - 49
10/18 vs. UAB W 34 - 22
11/1 vs. Brigham Young L 7 - 27
11/15 at Florida International L 28 - 38
11/22 vs. Florida Atlantic W 35 - 34
11/29 at UTEP L 21 - 24
Conference USA
East
  Conference Overall
Marshall 7-1 12-1
Middle Tennessee 5-3 6-6
UAB 4-4 6-6
Western Kentucky 4-4 7-5
Old Dominion 4-4 6-6
Florida International 3-5 4-8
Florida Atlantic 2-6 3-9
West
  Conference Overall
Louisiana Tech 7-1 8-5
Rice 5-3 7-5
UTEP 5-3 7-6
Texas-San Antonio 3-5 4-8
North Texas 2-6 4-8
Southern Miss 1-7 3-9
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5176 (50)
Passing Yards: 2610 (72)
Rushing Yards: 2566 (35)
Points per game: 31.6 (48)
Yards per game: 431.3 (46)
Touchdowns: 48 (44)
Field Goals: 9 (99)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5427 (96)
Passing Yards: 3236 (102)
Rushing Yards: 2191 (70)
Points per game: 31.5 (86)
Yards per game: 452.3 (99)
Touchdowns: 45 (89)
Field Goals: 15 (85)
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