The football series featuring Michigan State facing Washington has been moved up to 2022 and 2023, MSU announced on Friday.

The series was originally going to be played in 2028 and 2031.  The Spartans will play in Seattle next year and then come back to East Lansing in 2023.  It replaces the two-game series with Boise State in the same years.

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The 2021 Spartans open the season on September 3rd at Northwestern.  The home opener will be the following week (September 11th) against Youngstown State.

MSU is coming off a 2-5 season in 2020.  But the victories were noteworthy.  They beat Michigan in Ann Arbor on October 31st, 27-24.  And then beat the Big Ten West champion Northwestern Wildcats 29-20 at Spartan Stadium.

 

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