2014 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders football team

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2014 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders football
Middle Tennessee Athletics logo.svg
Conference Conference USA
Division East Division
2014 record 6–6 (5–3 C-USA)
Head coach Rick Stockstill (9th season)
Offensive coordinator Buster Faulkner
Co-defensive coordinator Tyrone Nix
Co-defensive coordinator Steve Ellis
Home stadium Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium
(Capacity: 30,788)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 23 Marshall x$   7 1         13 1  
Middle Tennessee   5 3         6 6  
WKU   4 4         8 5  
UAB   4 4         6 6  
Old Dominion*   4 4         6 6  
FIU   3 5         4 8  
Florida Atlantic   2 6         3 9  
West Division
Louisiana Tech x   7 1         9 5  
Rice   5 3         8 5  
UTEP   5 3         7 6  
UTSA   3 5         4 8  
North Texas   2 6         4 8  
Southern Miss   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Marshall 26, Louisiana Tech 23
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • Ineligible for post season bowl due to transition from FCS.
As of 22:24, 20 December 2014 (UTC); Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders football team represented Middle Tennessee State University in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by ninth-year head coach Rick Stockstill and played their home games at Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium. They were second year members of Conference USA (C-USA) in the East Division. They finished the season 6–6, 5–3 in C-USA play to finish in second place in the East Division. Despite being bowl eligible, they were not invited to a bowl game.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 6:00 p.m. Savannah State* Johnny "Red" Floyd StadiumMurfreesboro, TN W 61–7   15,605
September 6 2:30 p.m. at Minnesota* TCF Bank StadiumMinneapolis, MN BTN L 24–35   47,223
September 13 6:00 p.m. WKU Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium • Murfreesboro, TN (100 Miles of Hate) WUXP W 50–47 3OT  24,911
September 20 6:00 PM at Memphis* Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN ESPN3 L 17–36   46,378
September 27 7:00 p.m. at Old Dominion Foreman FieldNorfolk, VA FS1 W 41–28   20,118
October 4 11:00 a.m. Southern Miss Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium • Murfreesboro, TN ASN W 37–31   14,022
October 11 11:00 a.m. at Marshall Joan C. Edwards StadiumHuntington, WV FSN L 24–49   30,210
October 18 2:30 p.m. UABdagger Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium • Murfreesboro, TN FCS W 34–22   18,717
November 1 2:30 p.m. BYU* Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium • Murfreesboro, TN CBSSN L 7–27   18,952
November 15 2:30 p.m. at FIU FIU StadiumMiami, FL ASN L 28–38   12,917
November 22 6:00 p.m. Florida Atlantic Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium • Murfreesboro, TN ASN W 35–34   12,243
November 29 6:00 p.m. at UTEP Sun Bowl stadiumEl Paso, TX ASN L 21–24   27,455
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.
Schedule Source:[1]

Game summaries[edit]

Savannah State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0 0 0 7 7
Blue Raiders 20 14 20 7 61
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 1983 Middle Tennessee, 51–0

Minnesota[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Raiders 0 0 17 7 24
Golden Gophers 7 21 7 0 35
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2010 Minnesota, 24–17

WKU[edit]

1 2 3 4OT2OT3OT Total
Hilltoppers 3 21 0 10733 47
Blue Raiders 14 10 0 10736 50
Overall record Last meeting Result
32–29–1 2012 Middle Tennessee, 34–29

Memphis[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Raiders 7 0 3 7 17
Tigers 9 10 3 14 36
Overall record Last meeting Result
17–8–1 2013 Middle Tennessee, 17–15

Old Dominion[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Raiders 0 24 7 10 41
Monarchs 0 7 14 7 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Southern Miss[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Eagles 3 9 0 19 31
Blue Raiders 10 14 0 13 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 2013 Middle Tennessee, 42–21

Marshall[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Raiders 7 10 0 7 24
Thundering Herd 14 14 14 7 49
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 2013 Middle Tennessee, 51–49

UAB[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Blazers 6 9 7 0 22
Blue Raiders 14 7 0 13 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–2 2013 Middle Tennessee, 24–21

BYU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 7 0 14 6 27
Blue Raiders 0 7 0 0 7
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2013 BYU, 37–10

FIU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Raiders 14 7 7 0 28
Panthers 3 14 21 0 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–3 2013 Middle Tennessee, 48–0

Florida Atlantic[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Owls 17 0 10 7 34
Blue Raiders 7 7 7 14 35
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–3 2013 Middle Tennessee, 42–35

UTEP[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Raiders 7 7 0 7 21
Miners 3 7 7 7 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2013 Middle Tennessee, 48–17

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved February 4, 2014.