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East Lansing – Michigan State’s future football schedules came closer to completion on Wednesday when it was announced the Spartans would take on Western Michigan in 2022 and 2025.

The Broncos and Spartans have played 15 times with Michigan State winning 13, including the last 11. Michigan State won the last meeting, 28-14, last season at Spartan Stadium.

It already had been announced the teams would play on Sept. 7, 2019, the second game of that season for Michigan State. The games revealed Wednesday will be the season opener in both 2022 (Sept. 3) and ’25 (Aug. 30). Both games will be played at Spartan Stadium.

Michigan State will pay Western Michigan $1.5 million for each game.

Updated future schedules

2019

Aug. 31: TULSA

Sept. 7: WESTERN MICHIGAN

Sept. 14: ARIZONA STATE

Sept. 21: at Northwestern

Sept. 28: INDIANA (Homecoming)

Oct. 5: at Ohio State

Oct. 12: at Wisconsin

Oct. 26: PENN STATE

Nov. 9: ILLINOIS

Nov. 16: at Michigan

Nov. 23: at Rutgers

Nov. 30: MARYLAND

2020

Sept. 5: NORTHWESTERN

Sept. 12: at BYU

Sept. 19: TOLEDO

Sept. 26: MIAMI (FLA.)

Oct. 3: at Iowa

Oct. 10: MICHIGAN

Oct. 17: OHIO STATE

Oct. 24: at Indiana

Oct. 31: MINNESOTA

Nov. 14: at Penn State

Nov. 21: RUTGERS

Nov. 28: at Maryland

2021

Sept. 4: at Northwestern

Sept. 11: YOUNGSTOWN STATE

Sept. 18: at Miami (Fla.)

Sept. 25: NEBRASKA

Oct. 2: WESTERN KENTUCKY

Oct. 16: at Michigan

Oct. 23: PENN STATE

Oct. 30: at Ohio State

Nov. 6: at Purdue

Nov. 13: INDIANA

Nov. 20: at Rutgers

Nov. 27: MARYLAND

2022

Sept. 3: WESTERN MICHIGAN

Sept. 10: TBA

Sept. 17: at Boise State

Sept. 24: OHIO STATE

Oct. 1: at Illinois

Oct. 8: WISCONSIN

Oct. 15: Bye

Oct. 22: MICHIGAN

Oct. 29: at Penn State

Nov. 5: MINNESOTA

Nov. 12: RUTGERS

Nov. 19: at Indiana

Nov. 26: at Maryland

2023

Sept. 2: TBA

Sept. 9: TBA

Sept. 16: BOISE STATE

Sept. 23: MARYLAND

Sept. 30: Bye

Oct. 7: at Michigan

Oct. 14: PENN STATE

Oct. 21: at Iowa

Oct. 28: at Minnesota

Nov. 4: INDIANA

Nov. 11: at Ohio State

Nov. 18: NEBRASKA

Nov. 25: at Rutgers

2024

Aug. 31: TBA

Sept. 7: TBA

Sept. 14: TBA

Sept. 21: at Boston College

Sept. 28: at Maryland

Oct. 5: MINNESOTA

Oct. 12: NORTHWESTERN

Oct. 19: at Indiana

Oct. 26: at Purdue

Nov. 2: MICHIGAN

Nov. 9: Bye

Nov. 16: RUTGERS

Nov. 23: OHIO STATE

Nov. 30: at Penn State

2025

Aug. 30: WESTERN MICHIGAN

Sept. 6: TBA

Sept. 13: TBA

Sept. 20: BOSTON COLLEGE

Sept. 27: at Minnesota

Oct. 4: Bye

Oct. 11: at Michigan

Oct. 18: INDIANA

Oct. 25: at Wisconsin

Nov. 1: MARYLAND

Nov. 8: ILLINOIS

Nov. 15: at Rutgers

Nov. 22: at Ohio State

Nov. 29: PENN STATE

Future nonconference games

Sept. 8, 2029: OREGON

Sept. 7, 2030: at Oregon

mcharboneau@detroitnews.com

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