2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
1-3, 5th in Big Ten - East

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With his team's 17-7 win vs Wisconsin Sat., Pat Fitzgerald has his first 5-0 Big Ten start & fifth 5-0 overall start as Northwestern head coach. Going into a game vs. Michigan State, its next opponent, NU has had a 5-0 or better record one previous time (5-0, 1-0) — a 2008 loss. NU will be seeking its third 6-0 Big Ten record (1936 & ‘95 - the latter with Fitzgerald at linebacker) & 5th overall 6-0 start (1930, ‘36, ‘59 & ‘62).

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5dAdam Rittenberg

MSU-Maryland canceled; Locksley tests positive

With COVID-19 concerns at Maryland and coach Mike Locksley testing positive, the Michigan State-Maryland football game has been canceled and will be declared a no contest.

Iowa's defense pours it on with pick-six (0:39)
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Hawkeyes take punt to the house for 54-yard TD (0:39)
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Lombardi avoids the sack, but throws a costly turnover (0:35)
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20d

The CFB Pod: The guys discuss a 2020 playoff expansion and make their Week 10 picks. Plus, Mark Sanchez talks about his time on The Masked Singer

Pollack and Negnadhi kick off the show discussing the need to expand the College Football Playoff for this season, Clemson being in a good spot whether it wins or loses to Notre Dame, playoff hypotheticals, David’s Dude of the Week, how much Jamie Newman opting out really hurt Georgia, why you can’t double Kyle Pitts every snap, Arizona State-USC and their Week 10 picks. Then, Mark Sanchez stops by to talk about his time on The Masked Singer, his love for karaoke, his takeaways from D.J. Uiagalelei’s debut, the Pac-12 kicking off and life after football (47:02).

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The CFB Pod: The guys look back at Week 9 and discuss the Pac-12's return

Herbie, Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing Clemson holding off Boston College in D.J. Uiagalelei’s debut, the Tigers’ impeding matchup against Notre Dame without Trevor Lawrence, if Ohio State is the best team in the country, Michigan losing to Michigan State, the brawl between Florida-Missouri, the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party, what they’ll be watching for as the Pac-12 gets underway and the undefeated Cincinnati Bearcats.

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24dTom VanHaaren

Spartans rock Michigan behind Lombardi's 3 TDs

Michigan State stunned 13th-ranked Michigan in a 27-24 win in Ann Arbor on Saturday, doing it with the help of true freshman wide receiver Ricky White.

Lombardi, White lead Michigan State's upset of Michigan (1:27)
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White's nice grab leads to Heyward's second TD (0:37)
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Corum runs in a pair of TDs for Michigan (0:17)
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Lombardi on the money on TD strike to White (0:20)
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Yewcic, 2-sport star for Michigan St., dies at 88

Tom Yewcic, who was starting quarterback for Michigan State's 1952 national title team and earned MVP honors for the Spartans in the '54 College World Series, died at age 88.

Reed jukes Rutgers defender for 50-yard TD (0:39)
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Rutgers forces four 1st-half turnovers (1:45)
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MSU's Tucker still mum on QB as opener nears

Michigan State coach Mel Tucker wouldn't announce a starting quarterback on Tuesday, four days before the Spartans open the season against Rutgers, noting, "There's been furious competition at so many positions, including quarterback."

Team Stats

Passing Yards250.050th
Rushing Yards73.8124th
Points For20.3Tied-120th
Points Against33.837th