Blue Raiders trying to raise attendance
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Blue Raiders are 2-4 and attendance is down, but Middle Tennessee State is hoping hip-hop can keep the team playing in Division I.
Football programs must average 15,000 fans a game to stay in the NCAA's top division. But Middle Tennessee averaged only about 14,000 in its first two home games.
And there's no guarantee that a Saturday game against equally miserable Idaho (2-5) will put fans in the seats.
So Middle Tennessee has scheduled a free ...
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