Four Football Game Times Announced, Including Season Opener Against Utah State on Friday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. in Spartan Stadium
EAST LANSING, Mich. – The Big Ten Conference and its television broadcast partners announced several game times for the 2018 season on Thursday afternoon.
Michigan State will kick off the 2018 season on Friday, Aug. 31 against Utah State at 7 p.m. in Spartan Stadium. The game will be televised on BTN.
For Week 2, the Spartans will travel to Arizona State on Sept. 8 to face ASU at 10:45 p.m. ET/7:45 p.m. PT in Sun Devil Stadium on ESPN. This marks just the third meeting between the two schools in series history, and the first trip for MSU to Tempe since 1986.
Homecoming on Oct. 6 vs. Northwestern is set for noon in Spartan Stadium.
The following week, MSU will face Penn State at Beaver Stadium on Oct. 13 at either 3:30 or 4 p.m.
The Oct. 20 game against Michigan in Spartan Stadium will be televised on either FOX or FS1, but the game time will not be released until a later date.
2018 MICHIGAN STATE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE (as of May 31, 2018)
Aug. 31: UTAH STATE, 7 p.m. (BTN)
Sept. 8: at Arizona State, 10:45 p.m. (ESPN)
Sept. 15: Bye
Sept. 22: at Indiana
Sept. 29: CENTRAL MICHIGAN
Oct. 6: NORTHWESTERN, 12 p.m. (Homecoming)
Oct. 13: at Penn State, 3:30/4 p.m.
Oct. 20: MICHIGAN, TBA (FOX/FS1)
Oct. 27: PURDUE
Nov. 3: at Maryland
Nov. 10: OHIO STATE
Nov. 17: at Nebraska
Nov. 24: RUTGERS