No. 15/14 Michigan State kicks off its 126th season of football and begins its third season under head coach Mel Tucker on Friday, Sept. 2 against Western Michigan. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET in Spartan Stadium. The game will be televised on ESPN with Roy Philpott (play-by-play), Andre Ware (analyst) and Paul Carcaterra (sidelines) on the call.