It was announced on Monday morning that the annual battle for the Paul Bunyan Trophy (pictured above), the Michigan @ Michigan State football game on October 20th at Spartan Stadium will be a 12 noon kickoff.

FOX television will broadcast the game.  Michigan State has won 8 out of the last 10 in this series, including last year's 14-10 win in Michigan Stadium.

The Spartans are unranked and are 3-2 on the season after last Saturday's home loss to Northwestern, 29-19.  Michigan is 5-1 on the year and ranked 12/13 in this week's polls after last Saturday's victory over Maryland, 42-21.