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Michigan, Michigan State unveil 2021 football schedules

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Posted at 1:21 PM, Feb 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-05 16:18:25-05

(WXYZ) — Both Michigan and Michigan State announced the 2021 football schedule on Friday afternoon.

The Spartans will kick the season off on Sept. 4 at Northwestern while the Wolverines will host Western Michigan.

Both teams will face off for the Paul Bunyan Trophy on Oct. 30.

Check out the schedules below.

2021 MICHIGAN STATE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Sept. 4: at Northwestern
Sept. 11: YOUNGSTOWN STATE
Sept. 18: at Miami
Sept. 25: NEBRASKA
Oct. 2: WESTERN KENTUCKY (Homecoming)
Oct. 9: at Rutgers
Oct. 16: at Indiana
Oct. 23: Bye
Oct. 30: MICHIGAN
Nov. 6: at Purdue
Nov. 13: MARYLAND
Nov. 20: at Ohio State
Nov. 27: PENN STATE

2021 MICHIGAN FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Sept. 4 vs. Western Michigan
Sept. 11 vs. Washington
Sept. 18 vs. Northern Illinois
Sept. 25 vs. Rutgers
Oct. 2 at Wisconsin
Oct. 9 at Nebraska (was Oct. 30)
Oct. 23 vs. Northwestern (was Nov. 6)
Oct. 30 at Michigan State (was Oct. 16)
Nov. 6 vs. Indiana (was Oct. 9)
Nov. 13 at Penn State
Nov. 20 at Maryland
Nov. 27 vs. Ohio State