EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) — Spartan head football coach Mel Tucker was named the Big Ten Coach of the Year by both the coaches and media. The conference made the announcement today.
Tucker is the sixth Spartan head coach to be named Big Ten Coach of the Year. He has led MSU to a 10-2 record and a No. 11 ranking in The Associated Press Poll. Going from two wins in 2020 to10 wins in 2021, MSU has already completed the biggest turnaround in school history.
Tucker has a career coaching record of 17-14 and recently signed a 10-year $95 million contract extension to stay in East Lansing.