The Blue Raiders (6-6) will play Toledo (7-5) on Dec. 17 at 11 a.m. in the Bahamas Bowl.
The game marks the ninth bowl game for Middle Tennessee during the FBS (Division I-A) era and 13th in school history.
“We are honored to be representing Conference USA in the Bahamas Bowl,” MTSU football coach Rick Stockstill said in a news release. “I am thrilled for this team and especially our senior class. This is a tremendous award for a team who has overcome a ton of adversity this season. We can’t wait to get there.”
“On behalf of our President, Dr. Sidney McPhee, I am honored and above excited about accepting a bowl invitation from the Bahamas Bowl,” Director of Athletics Chris Massaro said in a news release. “This will be our second trip to the Bahamas Bowl and our experience was second to none at a place that is truly paradise.”
The Blue Raiders won four of their final six games to even their record to close the regular season.