For the first time in what feels like a college-football forever, someone other than Rick Stockstill will be manning the sidelines in Murfreesboro on Saturdays. Derek Mason’s triumphant return to the head coaching rankings gives pause for some hope for the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders program.
Can Mason and Co. generate some wins on the Middle Tennessee 2024 schedule despite some tough competition?
Middle Tennessee 2024 Football Schedule
- vs. Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
Saturday, August 31
- at Ole Miss Rebels
Saturday, September 7
- vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
Saturday, September 14
- vs. Duke Blue Devils
Saturday, September 21
- at Memphis Tigers
Saturday, September 28
- at Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
Thursday, October 10
- vs. Kennesaw State Owls
Tuesday, October 15
- at Jacksonville State Gamecocks
Wednesday, October 23
- at UTEP Miners
Saturday, November 2
- vs. Liberty Flames
Saturday, November 9
- vs. New Mexico State Aggies
Saturday, November 23
- at FIU Panthers
Saturday, November 30
Mason’s first season with the Blue Raiders grants him a get-up-to-speed game against Tennessee Tech before a familiar foe presents itself. The Blue Raiders will head to Oxford and take on Lane Kiffin and his Ole Miss Rebels before returning home for another tough matchup against Western Kentucky.
It doesn’t get much easier in the month of September as ACC’s Duke comes to town and AAC’s Memphis hosts MTSU to close out the month.
The midweek slate opens up for Middle Tennessee with a game against Louisiana Tech before hosting Kennesaw State in their first season at the FBS level a week later. Three road games in their final five outings close the chapter on what looks like a difficult road ahead for the Blue Raiders in 2024.
The 20th annual Conference USA Championship Game will feature the top two finishers in conference play and is set to be played on Friday, December 6. CBS Sports Network will broadcast the CUSA Championship Game.
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