This news instantly made headlines as the contract was further disclosed to include a “non-performance related pay amounting to $9.5 million a year, a $5z9 million base, $3.2 million compensation pay for media and personal appearances, and a $400,000 contingent bonus. The contract is yet to expire until the year 2032.
Coach Tucker released a recent Twitter statement to show how grateful he is to spearhead the Michigan State football program to success. Read his statement below.
Process driven. Feeling grateful. 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/TDv4uCsWtH
— Mel Tucker (@Coach_mtucker) November 25, 2021
Five days before the big news, Coach Tucker was able to lead the Spartans to a massive 56-7 decision at Ohio State — his second loss in his recent three games after their 8-0 winning season opener. Nonetheless, the Spartans were headstrong with their 9-2 standing, earning them part of the top four in the playoffs rankings before dropping off.