Michigan began competing in intercollegiate football in 1879. The Wolverines joined the Big Ten Conference at its inception in 1896, and other than a hiatus from 1907 to 1916, have been members since.What station is Michigan State game on?
• Radio: Michigan State games are carried on the Spartan Sports Network. It includes stations such as WJR AM 760 in Detroit, WBBL FM 107.3 in Grand Rapids and WJIM AM 1240 in Lansing. The game also is on Sirius 94 and XM 193.