EAST LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan State Football Program will host its annual spring game on Saturday, April 16 at 2 p.m. at Spartan Stadium. Admission is free and the stadium gates (Gates B, C, D, G, J, K) will open at 12:30 p.m.
The event format will be a 15-period practice with individual and group drills during the first half and live scrimmage periods during the second half.
More information on the Spring Game is listed below:
Parking is free on campus (lots 79, 63, 67, 126, ramp 7; lot 62 has been designated for accessible parking).
OTHER EVENTS ON CAMPUS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 16:
The Izzo Legacy Run/Walk/Roll will also take place on campus beginning at 9:00 a.m. For more information, please visit: https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/EastLansing/TheIzzo
The Spartan baseball team will host Michigan at McLane Stadium at 4:05 p.m. Tickets are available from $3 to $5.
SPRING GAME MEDIA/BROADCAST INFORMATION:
The Spring Game will air live on the Big Ten Network at 2 p.m. Jason Ross Jr. (play-by-play), Anthony Herron (analyst) and Darien Harris (in the margin) will be on the call.
Additionally, the Spartan Media Network will air the spring game on several affiliate radio stations across the state as well as online at msuspartans.com. Will Tieman (play-by-play), Jason Strayhorn (analyst) and Dalton Shetler (on the sidelines) will be on call for the radio show. The show starts with the Mel Tucker pre-game broadcast at 1:30 p.m. Affiliate radio stations for the spring games will be announced next week.
The official Michigan State Athletics website, msuspartans.com, will provide game day audio, highlights and postgame quotes. For live updates, fans can also follow @MSU_Football on Twitter.
SPRING PLAYBOOK DONATION TO BENEFIT LANSING PUBLIC SCHOOLS:
During the spring game, the Michigan State football program and coach Mel Tucker give back to the community support they receive each fall by hosting a book drive to benefit the more than 10,000 students who make up the next generation of Spartans in schools across the Lansing Public School District.
MSU Athletics has partnered with the Lansing Public School District, which includes 25 area schools from K-12, to collect a variety of books that support Lansing schools’ DEI initiatives. To enter the game, participants aged 18 and over will be encouraged to donate lightly used and new books for ages 3-18. For each book donated prior to the game, participants will receive a raffle ticket (one raffle ticket per participant) to be entered into a draw (Michigan State University license number R64414) for a chance to win a pair of Ohio State tickets. home game against Michigan State, which is Saturday, October 8. The winner of one (1) pair of tickets will receive a ticket certificate from the MSU Athletics box office for the Ohio State vs. Michigan State home game. The winner will be announced live at halftime and must claim the prize in person, at the event.
The goal of this book drive is to further support the youth community and the Lansing Public School District in their ongoing mission of academic success. To encourage donations, Coach Mel Tucker will match community donations that directly benefit Lansing schools.
For more information, please visit: https://msuspartans.com/news/2022/4/5/michigan-state-football-announces-spring-game-book-donation-campaign-to-benefit-lansing-public -schools .aspx
GEORGE WEBSTER SCHOLARSHIP FUND – PRESS BOX SEATS:
A limited number of seats in the press box – priced at $90 each – remain on sale for the spring game. (Note: The minimum age requirement is 12 for admission to the press box; the deadline is Friday, April 15 at noon.) This marks the 13th year that fans have had the opportunity to purchase seats in the press box and enjoy the same view as the media covering Spartan Football. Proceeds from the sale of the press gallery seats will benefit the George Webster Scholarship Fund. Fans can order seats in the online press box at msuspartans.com by clicking on the ‘Order tickets’ link under the ‘Tickets’ tab. | Order your tickets at msuspartans.com/tickets
ADDITIONAL SPRING PLAY NOTES:
• Fans are reminded that no bags or purses are permitted inside Spartan Stadium. This includes, but is not limited to: backpacks, handbags of all sizes, camera cases, binocular cases, wallets not stowed in pockets, bags, diaper bags, the seat cushions with pockets that serve as storage. If any of these bags are attached to a person’s waist or wrist, they are still not permitted in the stadium.
• Persons with genuine medical needs may enter any gate on game day (B, C, D, G, J, K). People entering can bring medical items in any bag; these bags will be searched and tagged by an MSU police officer. The officer working at that gate has the final decision if this item is a genuine medical need.
• Fans are reminded that the “open container” ordinance will be enforced on campus and in parking lots for the Spring Football game.