Six of the twelve kickoff times for Michigan State football for the 2021 season were announced by the Big Ten Conference on Thursday.

After originally being scheduled to play Northwestern on September 4th in Evanston, Ill., that game has been moved up a day to September 3rd at 9pm eastern time (8pm Evanston time).  The game will be televised by ESPN.

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MSU's home opener against Youngstown State will be a 12noon kickoff on September 11th.  The October 2nd homecoming game against Western Kentucky will be a night game (7:30pm) at Spartan Stadium.  And the annual battle for the Old Brass Spittoon, the Indiana game, will be in Bloomington IN on October 16th at 12 noon.

Kickoff times for the other six games, including the Michigan game on October 30th, will be announced at a later date.

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