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Michigan State-Penn State Delayed Due To Weather

Michigan State and Penn State has been delayed midway through the second quarter due to lightning in the area.

The two Big Ten East rivals have played a pretty exciting first half thus far, with the team combining for 383 yards through just a quarter-and-a-half.

Penn State leads 14-7, but Michigan State was driving into Nittany Lions territory, when lightning was spotted in the area.

With the sight of lightning, the game will be delayed for at least 30 minutes.

Quarterbacks Trace McSorley and Brian Lewerke are both dealing, despite some iffy weather. Both are averaging 8.8 yards per attempt on the game. McSorley has 193 yards, two touchdowns, and an interception, while Lewerke has 159 yards and a score. For the time being, FOX has moved coverage over to Kansas State-Texas Tech. Hopefully the action in East Lansing resumes soon. Update: Bruce Feldman reports that the game is not expected to resume until 4 p.m. ET now. That would run into the start of Stanford-Washington State, which is set to begin on FOX at 3:30 p.m. We'll continue to update as things become more definitive. Update 2: Michigan State is now verifying the "projected" start time of 4 p.m.

The game may have to resume on another network, possibly FOX Business Channel. We'll update when that decision is made.

Update 3: After an extremely long delay, the game will resume at 4:38 p.m. ET.

It was feared that the game might not get underway until 5:30, so this is definitely an upgrade from that.