The opening kickoff for the annual tilt between Michigan State and Michigan was announced on Monday afternoon.

It will be a 12 noon kickoff from Michigan Stadium on November 16th.  This will be the first noon kickoff for Michigan State this season.  The Wolverines have played six games at noon this season, and their annual game with Ohio State on November 30th has already been announced as a noon kickoff.

The 4-4 Spartans host Illinois this coming Saturday at Spartan Stadium.  Michigan (7-2) is on a bye this week.