It looks like week long search of Michigan State University for replacement of Mark Dantonio would come to an end in form of Mel Tucker. He was born on 4th January 1972 in Cleveland, Ohio and spent almost 23 years in provide coaching. During his high school studies he used to play football as standout for Cleveland High School and find his way through University of Wisconsin-Madison. While being a college student he played as defensive back for the Wisconsin Badgers. In 1995, he completed graduation in agricultural business management although he was destined to assign for coaching only.
Quickly after completing his graduation he started his career as graduate assistant for Michigan State University Spartans in 1997. He has worked under the guidance of head coach Nick Saban and gained some more experience to move forward in coaching career. Mel is one of the most reputed college coaches in football and he is the one who brought NFL spirit to college football. He has worked as coach for Cleveland Browns (2005-2008) Jacksonville Jaguars (2009-2012) and Chicago Bears (2013-2014). During his span at Georgia, contribution of him proved his worth to lead team’s talented defense to win an SEC championship and win Rose Bowl.
Mel Tucker Biography
|Real Name||Melvin Tucker|
|Birth Date||January 4, 1972|
|Birth Place||Cleveland, Ohio|
Mel Tucker Height, Weight and Body Measurement
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 3” – in centimeters – 191 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 95 kg – in Pounds – 209 lbs|
|Chest Size||44 Inches|
|Waist Size||38 Inches|
|Biceps Size||16 Inches|
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
|School||Cleveland Heights High School|
|College||University of Wisconsin-Madison|
Mel Tucker Affairs (Relationship Status)
|What is Mel Tucker marital status?||Married|
|How many children does Mel Tucker have?||Two (Joseph Tucker, Christian Tucker)|
|IsMel Tucker having any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Mel Tucker gay?||No|
|Who is Mel Tucker wife?||Jo-Ellyn Tucker|
Mel Tucker Net Worth :
As a reputed and one of the most favorite college football coaches, Mel has earned so much fame with fruitful amount of money with contracts. His net worth is estimated to be around $15 million although exact numbers of salary and other endorsements are under review.
Trivia: Important Facts about Mel Tucker
- He was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio.
- During high school as well college studies, he was a member of respective football team.
- His career kicked off as a graduate assistant under the Nick Saban at Michigan State from 1997-98.
- Apart from this, Saban had recruited him 8 years back in 1990 for one season as head coach.
- When he was recruited by Nick Saban, they both haven’t married but they both were engaged.
- Almost after 22 years, he went back to his first employer to Michigan State University.