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Located in Murfreesboro, TN, Middle Tennessee State University is home to the Blue Raiders. The Blue Raiders compete as a Division I school in the NCAA and the Bowl Division in football in Conference USA. MT sponsors teams in eight men’s sports and nine women’s sports, they competed in the Ohio Valley Conference until 2000 and the Sun Belt Conference until 2013. The Blue Raiders hold 12 Conference titles in football. The "Blue Raider" nickname was coined by former MTSU football player, Charles Sarver, in a 1934 Daily News Journal contest. No official nickname existed before 1934. The MTSU mascot is "Lightning", a winged horse based on Pegasus from Greek mythology.

Middle Tennessee State University

  • Location:
    Murfeesburo, TN
  • Product: Legion
  • Sq. Feet: 112,705
  • Year: 2014

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