Mel Tucker is entering his fourth season as the Michigan State head coach.
Mel Tucker’s Coaching Record
Tucker has an all-time college head coaching record of 23-21. That includes 5-7 in his one season at Colorado and 18-14 as the head coach of Michigan State.
He was briefly the interim head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2011, going 2-3.
Mel Tucker’s Coaching Career
Tucker began coaching as a graduate assistant in 1997 at Michigan State.
- 1997-1998: Michigan State (Graduate Asst.)
- 1999: Miami Ohio (DBs)
- 2000: LSU (DBs)
- 2001-2003: Ohio State (DBs)
- 2004: Ohio State (co-Defensive Coordinator)
- 2005-2007: Cleveland Browns (DBs)
- 2008: Cleveland Browns (Defensive Coordinator)
- 2009-2011: Jacksonville Jaguars (Defensive Coordinator)
- 2011: Jacksonville Jaguars (Interim Head Coach)
- 2012: Jacksonville Jaguars (Assoc. Head Coach, Defensive Coordinator)
- 2013-2014: Chicago Bears (Defensive Coordinator)
- 2015: Alabama (Assoc. Head Coach, DBs)
- 2016-2018: Georgia (DBs, Defensive Coordinator)
- 2019: Colorado (Head Coach)
- 2020-present: Michigan State (Head Coach)
Did Mel Tucker Play College Football?
Tucker was a defensive back for the Wisconsin Badgers from 1990-94.
Tucker signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League after graduating from Wisconsin, but an illness prevented him from making the team. He didn’t continue pursuing a professional career.
Mel Tucker’s Age
Mel Tucker was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on January 4, 1972. He is 51 years old.
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