Munich / Michigan – The Michigan State Spartans extended their long-term contract with their head coach Mel Tucker on Wednesday. The two parties agreed on a ten-year extension worth $ 95 million.

The contract makes Tucker one of the best-paid head coaches in American football. Only coach legend Nick Saban from Alabama earns $ 10.7 million annually more than Tucker.

According to “ESPN”, Tucker’s contract is fully guaranteed.

Tucker is proud to be the Michigan State coach

Commenting on Twitter, Tucker said, “Every day I wake up honored to be the head coach of Michigan State. This is a process of building a championship team. I am proud to be part of that process for the next several years to be.”

University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. also said: “He has been an excellent addition to our organization since Mel Tucker joined us. In less than two years, we have grown to be a top team under his leadership and I look forward to many more successful ones Seasons with Coach Tucker. “

Michigan State is fourth in the Big Ten Conference with a matchday to the end of the regular season with a 9-2.

Konstantin Mokrus

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