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Nov. 24, 2021

Mel Tucker Signs 10-Year Contract

Michigan State football coach Mel Tucker has signed a 10-year contract, pending approval by the Board of Trustees.

"The Board of Trustees fully supports a new contract for Coach Tucker," said Dianne Byrum, chairperson of the MSU Board of Trustees. "We are very happy with his success at Michigan State University and the renewed excitement for our football program among the Spartan Community."

"Mel Tucker has been an outstanding addition to our Spartan Athletic program," said MSU President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D.  "In less than two years, his leadership has already resulted in a program competing for top honors, and I'm impressed by his intensity and drive. Spartan fans around the country are enjoying the success of this year's football program and we look forward to many more successful seasons, competing at the highest levels under Coach Tucker." Read more at

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