2020 Schedule

2020 Schedule
2-5, 7th in Big Ten - East
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4dBill Connelly

Why this Alabama team is the best of the playoff era

Where do this year's College Football Playoff teams stand in comparison with the other 24 teams in the CFP era? And which are the 10 best teams to miss the playoff in the past seven years?

How does Harris' hurdle stack among the best in college history? (1:16)
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Michigan State wins 100th Rose Bowl (2:45)
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20dAdam Rittenberg

QB Lombardi transfers to N. Illinois from MSU

QB Rocky Lombardi, who started six games for Michigan State this season, is transferring to Northern Illinois, he announced Sunday.

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30dAdam Rittenberg

Michigan State-Maryland canceled due to virus

The Michigan State-Maryland game scheduled for Saturday in College Park has been canceled because of COVID-19 issues with Maryland.

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31dAdam Rittenberg

Temple QB Russo transferring to Michigan State

Michigan State is adding quarterback Anthony Russo, a record-setting passer at Temple, as a transfer. Russo will employ the NCAA's COVID-19 waiver that grants an extra year of eligibility to all fall-sport athletes.

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The CFB Pod: Negandhi and Pollack look at the CFBP rankings; Finebaum previews the SEC championship; Adelson previews the ACC championship; Luginbill on National Signing Day

Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing the latest head-scratching College Football Playoff rankings, no one mentioning Texas A&M, David’s Dude and their conference championship picks. Then, Paul Finebaum hops on to discuss Alabama-Florida, if this is Nick Saban’s best team, the favorite to land the Auburn job and if Hugh Freeze will return to the SEC (29:04). Next, Andrea Adelson stops by to talk about Clemson-Notre Dame, why this game will be very different from the first and the improvement the Irish have shown throughout the season (44:16). Finally Tom Luginbill talks National Signing Day, hitting on the toughest recruiting cycle ever in college football, Maryland and Ole Miss trending upward, Michigan and Texas trending downward, and the role the transfer portal will play this offseason (54:28).

Dotson weaves his way 81 yards for PSU punt return TD (0:42)
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Thorne drops another dime to Nailor for a TD (0:25)
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Thorne threads it in to Morgan for a beautiful Michigan State TD (0:35)
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Thorne airs one to Nailor for a big Michigan State TD (0:31)
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Buckeyes' Wade makes spectacular diving interception (0:33)
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Garrett catches own deflection for Ohio State pick-six (0:35)
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43dAdam Rittenberg

Ohio State says Michigan State game on for Sat.

Ohio State says it plans to play Saturday's game at Michigan State one week after having to cancel its game against Illinois due to COVID-19 issues within the Buckeyes program.

Michigan State upsets No. 8 Northwestern (1:55)
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Coghlin bends in a FG for late Michigan State lead (0:21)
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Lombardi hits Nailor in stride for 75-yard Michigan State TD (0:39)
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Spartans continue hot start as Lombardi throws another TD (0:32)
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Fitzgerald in disbelief after no-call on Michigan State INT (0:35)
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Team Stats

Passing Yards238.954th
Rushing Yards91.4122nd
Points For21.0Tied-120th
Points Against35.128th