In December, it was announced that the Michigan State football team will play Florida Atlantic University at Ford Field next fall on Sept. 11. Over the weekend the kickoff time was finally set for noon EST. It will be televised nationally on ESPNU.â†µ
It will be the first time MSU's football team has played at the Detroit Lions' facility. Their basketball team has already played four games there, including the 2008 Final Four. MSU and FAU played in 2008 at Spartan Stadium and MSU defeated the Owls 17-0.