Spartans Announce Future Football Series with Washington

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX) -- Michigan State football has announced that the Spartans have agreed in principle to a home-and-home series with Washington. The two-game series will kick off in Husky Stadium on Sept. 9, 2028. Washington will make the return trip to East Lansing on Sept. 6, 2031, in Spartan Stadium.

MSU and Washington have met three previous times in school history. The Spartans defeated the Huskies in Spartan Stadium, 27-11, on Sept. 20, 1969, while UW beat MSU the following season in Seattle, 42-16. In the last matchup, Washington topped Michigan State in the 1997 Aloha Bowl, 51-23.

MICHIGAN STATE FUTURE FOOTBALL SCHEDULES (as of Nov. 15, 2018)

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. 9, 2028: at Washington
Sept. 8, 2029: OREGON
Sept. 7, 2030: at Oregon
Sept. 6, 2031: WASHINGTON