Michigan State football has finalized its 2021 schedule by adding Western Kentucky.
On Thursday, the Spartans announced they have added a home game against Western Kentucky for October 2, 2021. That game secures the 2021 slate. The Spartans and Hilltoppers have never met.
Western Kentucky is a member of Conference USA and has played in bowl games in each of the last four years.
Michigan State will have six home games in 2021, including four in the Big Ten. The Spartans are also playing at home against Youngstown State in the nonconference schedule. Michigan State will visit Miami (Fla.).
Michigan State football: 2021 schedule
- September 4: at Northwestern
- September 11: vs. Youngstown State
- September 18: at Miami (Fla.)
- September 25: vs. Nebraska
- October 2: vs. Western Kentucky
- October 16: at Michigan
- October 23: vs. Penn State
- October 30: at Ohio State
- November 6: at Purdue
- November 13: vs. Indiana
- November 20: at Rutgers
- November 27: vs. Maryland