Updated football schedules released for UM, MSU

The schedule for the Michigan Wolverines has been released on the Big Ten Network this afternoon, and includes one notable change for one of the main dates on the gauntlet.

The annual in-state matchup between the rival Wolverines and Michigan State Spartans will now be played on October 30 rather than October 16. Additionally, more date changes were announced for conference opponents.

Rather than playing Nebraska on October 30, the game will now be played on October 9. Furthermore, the Wolverines will play Northwestern on October 23 rather than November 6; that date will now be used to play Indiana.

Michigan’s 2021 schedule

Week 1: Western Michigan

Week 2: Washington

Week 3: Northern Illinois

Week 4: Rutgers

Week 5: at Wisconsin

Week 6: at Nebraska

Week 7: Bye

Week 8: Northwestern

Week 9: at Michigan State

Week 10: Indiana

Week 11: at Penn State

Week 12: at Maryland

Week 13: Ohio State

For the Spartans, their bye week was moved to October 23, one week prior to the Michigan matchup.

Michigan State’s 2021 schedule

Sept. 4: at Northwestern

Sept. 11: Youngstown State

Sept. 18: at Miami (Fla.)

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

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