Youngstown State to face Michigan State in 2021

(STATS) - Youngstown State and Michigan State have agreed to a Sept. 11, 2021, game in East Lansing. reported the matchup - the first Michigan State has scheduled against an FCS opponent since the Big Ten loosened restrictions regarding strength of schedule.

The report said Youngstown State will receive a $725,000 guarantee for the game. Michigan State has won two prior meetings, 28-6 in 2011 and 55-17 in 2013.

Youngstown State, a Missouri Valley Football Conference member, was the 2016 FCS runner-up under coach Bo Pelini and finished 6-5 last season.

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