MSU home game vs. Oregon in primetime

The Detroit News
The Ducks prevailed 46-27 in last year's matchup against the Spartans.

Michigan State will play at least three games in primetime this season as two more night kickoffs were announced on Thursday.

Michigan State will open at home with an 8 p.m. start against Oregon, a rematch of last year's game in Eugene, Ore., that the Ducks won, 46-27. It will be televised by ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. It was also announced that Michigan State's Nov. 7 game at Nebraska will begin at 7 or 8 p.m. and be televised by ABC, ESPN or ESPN2.

The Spartans' trip to Rutgers on Oct. 10 had already been announced as a primetime kickoff to be televised by the Big Ten Network.

Michigan State opens the season on Friday, Sept. 4 at Western Michigan, another game that is likely to be played at night, though no announcement has been made on an official start time.


Sept. 4, at Western Michigan

Sept. 12, Oregon

Sept. 19, Air Force

Sept. 26, Central Michigan

Oct. 3, Purdue

Oct. 10, at Rutgers

Oct. 17, at Michigan

Oct. 24, Indiana

Nov. 7, at Nebraska

Nov. 14, Maryland

Nov. 21, at Ohio State

Nov. 28, Penn State