Michigan vs. Michigan State football matchup scheduled for noon kickoff on Oct. 30

Both teams currently ranked in AP top 10

Chris Jackson #12 of the Michigan State Spartans tackles Cornelius Johnson #6 of the Michigan Wolverines during the first quarter at Michigan Stadium on October 31, 2020 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Nic Antaya, 2020 Getty Images)

EAST LANSING, Mich. – This year’s Michigan vs. Michigan State football matchup on Oct. 30 in East Lansing will kick off at noon, the Big Ten announced.

Michigan State will go into the game with a 7-0 record. The Spartans are ranked No. 9 in the AP poll and have a bye week before the matchup.

Michigan, meanwhile, is coming off its bye and faces Northwestern this weekend. The Wolverines are 6-0 and ranked No. 6 nationally.

The in-state rivalry will be broadcast on FOX. The other top Big Ten matchup, Penn State at Ohio State, will air at 7:30 p.m. on ABC.

Last season, Michigan State went into Ann Arbor and shocked a heavily favored Michigan team in Mel Tucker’s first trip to the Big House. The road team has won five of the last six Michigan vs. Michigan State games, with the lone exception coming in 2019.


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