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WATCH: Mel Tucker officially hired as Michigan State's next football coach

February 12, 2020

Michigan State football announced Wednesday that it will hire former Colorado coach Mel Tucker as the Spartans' next head coach. The decision follows record-breaking coach Mark Dantonio's retirement announcement that came Feb. 4.

MSU's Board of Trustees held a special meeting Wednesday at 5 p.m., where they unanimously approved the move to hire Tucker.

At 6:30 p.m., Tucker will be introduced at a press conference in the Breslin Center.

The State News livestreamed both the board meeting and the press conference on our Facebook page.

Watch the livestream from the board meeting here:

Watch the livestream from the press conference here:

This is a developing story. For more news on MSU's next football coach, stay with The State News online and in print. For more updates, follow The State News on TwitterInstagram and Facebook.

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