How to Watch Penn State-Michigan State: Time, TV Stations, More

Another regular college football season is almost over. No. 11 Penn State (9-2) hosts State of Michigan (5-6) with the Land Grant Trophy on the line on Saturday. Of course, there is much more at stake. The Lions can end their first 10-win season since 2019 with a win. The Spartans, meanwhile, need to pull off a big upset to qualify for the postseason.

“This game this weekend is very important for us,” Linebacker said Jonathan Sutherland said. “It gives us an opportunity to capitalize on that and have a 10-win season [and] Hopefully we’re gearing up for a New Year’s Eve six bowl game. Everyone deserves it in this program.”

It’s also Senior Day at Beaver Stadium. The Lions have not yet announced who will be attending the pre-game celebrations.

“It’s going to be emotional but I’ll give these guys some respect,” said head coach James Franklin. “We have a couple of guys who take graduation photos with me at the facility [on Tuesday]. So there’s a lot of different things happening, but of course a lot of respect. I hope – this is always a challenging game because a lot of students go on recess but I hope the place sells out and rocks.

“I hope all the seniors get the cheer that I think they deserve, not only at the Seniors’ Day ceremonies but also when they announce the starters and things like that. I think that would be the right thing.”

Get game day ready with all the watch and follow information you need below.

Michigan State at Penn State: game time and details

Michigan State has an 18-17-1 all-time lead in a streak dating back to 1914. The Spartans have won three of their last five meetings and currently have the Land Grant Trophy. But Penn State has won two of its last three contests, despite falling 30-27 in East Lansing last year.

Here’s what you need to know before this year’s meeting:

Time: 4 p.m. ET
Date: Saturday 26 Nov
Location: Beaver Stadium at State College, Pa.
Weather: The first forecast called for wind but no rain. Then an updated version called for rain. However, Weather.com is now calling for a dry day through evening, which could see up to a half inch of precipitation. Temps are expected to hover in the 50s and dip into the upper 30s. Wind should no longer play a role.
The line: Penn State is an 18.5-point favorite, according to VegasInsider
About Below: 53.5 points

Here’s how you stream the Lions Spartans

FOX Sports One will televise the competition from the fourth level of the press box at Beaver Stadium. Noah Eagle will handle play-by-play duties, while former college head coach and NFL coordinator Mark Helfrich will be the color commentator. He is in his second stint with the network and has already worked on it again in 2020.

Those wishing to stream the matchup can do so at FoxSports.com. Click here to learn more.

Penn State Sports Network will also be on the radio with Steve Jones, Jack Ham and Brian Tripp. It will be broadcast locally on 99.5 & 103.7 FM/1450 AM and online on GoPSUSports.com.

Follow along with Blue-White Illustrated

Blue-White Illustrated will have live updates on its home page prior to launch. And Premium Members can chat with our staff and other Penn State fans at The Lions Den forums during every game.

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