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Spartans hire former Badger safety Mel Tucker away from Colorado to be their next head football coach to the tune of  $5M per year.  A defensive-minded coach, Tucker comes to East Lansing with an impressive & diverse resume' ... 11 years as an NFL assistant coach and collegiate stops at Michigan St, Ohio St, Alabama & Georgia, also as an assistant.

Tucker has served under & been mentored by some noteworthy head coaches:  Barry Alvarez, Nick Saban, Jim Tressel, Kirby Smart, Romeo Crennel & Jack Del Rio.

Story:
https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/ncaafb/michigan-state-football-opened-the-vault-to-hire-mel-tucker-but-will-it-pay-off/ar-BBZVFiv

Melvin Tucker Biography & Coaching History:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mel_Tucker

Barry Alvarez Recalls & Comments on Melvin Tucker:
https://www.detroitnews.com/story/sports/college/michigan-state-university/2020/02/12/wisconsins-barry-alvarez-recalls-time-mel-tucker-leveled-qb-darrell-bevell-now-lions-oc/4738872002/
Wisconsin Sports Network Hall of Fame Inductee, 2012
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