College Football

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (7-6)


Fri. 11/17 Sat. 11/25 Sat. 12/16
@ WestKy
L 38-41
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vs. ODU
W 41-10
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@ ArkSt
W 35-30
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Middle Tennessee's Richie James plans to enter NFL draft

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Middle Tennessee wide receiver Richie James has tweeted that he will bypass his final season of eligibility to enter the NFL draft.

James tweeted that, "I am excited about the work in front of me but know I leave MTSU better than when I came."

Although James' Twitter account is unverified, Middle Tennessee athletic department spokesman Mark Owens confirmed that it does belong to James.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: B. Stockstill1672
Passing TDs: B. Stockstill16
Rushing Yards: T. Thomas507
Rushing TDs: T. Thomas9
Receiving Yards: T. Lee955
Receiving TDs: T. Lee5
Interceptions: R. Blankenship2
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/2 vs. Vanderbilt L 6 - 28
9/9 at Syracuse W 30 - 23
9/16 at Minnesota L 3 - 34
9/23 vs. Bowling Green W 24 - 13
9/30 at Florida Atlantic L 20 - 38
10/7 vs. FIU W 37 - 17
10/14 at UAB L 23 - 25
10/20 vs. Marshall L 10 - 38
11/4 vs. UTEP W 30 - 3
11/11 at Charlotte W 35 - 21
11/17 at Western Kentucky L 38 - 41
11/25 vs. Old Dominion W 41 - 10
12/16 at Arkansas State W 35 - 30
Conference USA
East
  Conference Overall
Florida Atlantic 8-0 11-3
Florida International 5-3 8-5
Marshall 4-4 8-5
Western Kentucky 4-4 6-7
Middle Tennessee 4-4 7-6
Old Dominion 3-5 5-7
Charlotte 1-7 1-11
West
  Conference Overall
North Texas 7-1 9-5
UAB 6-2 8-5
Southern Miss 6-2 8-5
Louisiana Tech 4-4 7-6
Texas-San Antonio 3-5 6-5
Rice 1-7 1-11
UTEP 0-8 0-12
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5114 (63)
Passing Yards: 3264 (44)
Rushing Yards: 1850 (83)
Points per game: 25.5 (88)
Yards per game: 393.4 (71)
Touchdowns: 38 (86)
Field Goals: 15 (59)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4645 (39)
Passing Yards: 2902 (75)
Rushing Yards: 1743 (35)
Points per game: 24.7 (47)
Yards per game: 357.3 (35)
Touchdowns: 37 (54)
Field Goals: 16 (96)
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