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Michigan State announces nonconference football schedule through 2020

(Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
(Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)


LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan State football nonconference schedule through the 2020 season was announced Wednesday.

The 2018 season will begin with a meeting that has never happened before when Michigan State takes on Utah State on Sept. 1 at Spartan Stadium.

The 2019 season will also begin with a first-time meeting, as MSU will play Tulsa University at home on Aug. 31.

In 2020, MSU will play its first game in LaVell Edwards Stadium when the Spartans take on the Brigham Young University Cougars on Sept. 12. The teams first played against one another in 2016 at Spartan Stadium.

The future Spartan schedules are below:

2018

  • Sept. 1: UTAH STATE
  • Sept. 8: at Arizona State
  • Sept. 22: at Indiana
  • Sept. 29: CENTRAL MICHIGAN
  • Oct. 6: NORTHWESTERN (HC)
  • Oct. 13: at Penn State
  • Oct. 20: MICHIGAN
  • Oct. 27: PURDUE
  • Nov. 3: at Maryland
  • Nov. 10: OHIO STATE
  • Nov. 17: at Nebraska
  • Nov. 24: RUTGERS

2019

  • Aug. 31: TULSA
  • Sept. 7: WESTERN MICHIGAN
  • Sept. 14: ARIZONA STATE
  • Sept. 21: at Northwestern
  • Sept. 28: INDIANA (HC)
  • Oct. 5: at Ohio State
  • Oct. 12: at Wisconsin
  • Oct. 26: PENN STATE
  • Nov. 9: ILLINOIS
  • Nov. 16: at Michigan
  • Nov. 23: at Rutgers
  • Nov. 30: MARYLAND

2020 (nonconference only)

  • Sept. 12: at BYU
  • Sept. 19: TOLEDO
  • Sept. 26: MIAMI (FLA.)

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