Michigan State football schedule: Opponents, times, TV

Tuesday August 4th, 2015

Coming off an 11–2 season that ended with a Cotton Bowl victory and top-five finish in the Associated Press poll, Michigan State will begin its 2015 campaign on Sept. 4 at Western Michigan.

The Spartans’ first big game of the season comes in Week 2, when they will host Oregon during a primetime matchup of the No. 6 and No. 5 teams in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll, respectively.

In Big Ten play, Michigan State will face a series of difficult road contests at Michigan, Nebraska and Ohio State before closing out the season by hosting Penn State in East Lansing.


Sept. 4: at Western Michigan (7 p.m. ET, ESPNU)

Sept. 12: vs. Oregon (8 p.m. ET, ABC)

Sept. 19: vs. Air Force (Noon ET, ABC/ESPN/ESPN2)

Sept. 26: vs. Central Michigan (TBD)

Oct. 3: vs. Purdue (Noon ET, TBD)

Oct. 10: at Rutgers (8 p.m. ET, BTN)

Oct. 17: at Michigan (TBD)

Oct. 24: vs. Indiana (TBD)

Nov. 7: at Nebraska (TBD, ABC/ESPN/ESPN2)

Nov. 14: vs. Maryland (TBD)

Nov. 21: at Ohio State (TBD)

Nov. 28: vs. Penn State (TBD)

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