Report: Mel Tucker cleaning house at Michigan State

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Mel Tucker has taken over as the new head football coach at Michigan State, and he's apparently planning some huge modifications.

Tucker isn't going to retain any of Mark Dantonio’s assistant coaches, the Detroit Free Press’ Chris Solari reported on Thursday night time.

Tucker may have huge bucks at his disposal when constructing his coaching employees. Not solely did Michigan State double the wage Tucker was making at Colorado, however additionally they reportedly gave him double the money pool for his staff.

Tucker might need to use that extra cash to attempt luring some of his previous assistants from Boulder. Colorado couldn’t afford to keep Tucker and doubtless would discover comparable difficulties if this example arose.

Tucker went 5-7 last season, which was his first at Colorado. Michigan State is coming off consecutive 7-6 seasons underneath Dantonio, who resigned the day after being accused of NCAA violations.