College football: Michigan State, Mel Tucker agree to 10-year, $95M extension

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Michigan State head football coach Mel Tucker agreed to a 10-year, $95 million contract extension to remain with the Spartans, the school announced.
Michigan State head football coach Mel Tucker, shown during Saturday's game against the Ohio State Buckeyes, has guided the Spartans to a 9-2 record this season. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk/UPI | License Photo

Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Michigan State head football coach Mel Tucker agreed to a 10-year, $95 million contract extension to remain with the Spartans, the school announced Wednesday. The extension makes Tucker one of the highest-paid coaches in college football and comes just four days before Michigan State concludes its regular season. Advertisement

"Every day I wake up feeling humbled to be the head football coach at Michigan State," Tucker wrote in a letter posted to Twitter. "It is my privilege to work alongside our student-athletes, coaches and staff who embody our culture of hard work, discipline, and excellence -- on and off the field."

The agreement comes five days after the Spartans (9-2) suffered a 56-7…
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