Harlon Barnett fails test: Spartans humiliated 41-7 and become a rebuilding project of the highest order.
Mel Tucker was over his head and less than 4 years after the fact, the fundamentals have decidedly declined, and Spartan Football has officially become a rebuilding project of the highest order.
Note: this will arguably be the last in a series of articles trying to assess Mel Tucker’s coaching tenure because Mel Tucker has been suspended. In fact, he was suspended for conduct unbecoming Michigan State University’s Head Football Coach. Yet, the problems for Spartan Football are just starting and the…
A win is a win, but what did we learn?
When will Spartan fans see a championship return on their $95 Mn investment?
Spartan fans are numb, and Mel Tucker remains a coaching mystery. It’s his 4th season, yet where is the progress?
But winning comes with a caveat. The Spartans need to prove they can beat the best teams on their schedule and that means Power 5 schools.
The 2024 recruiting cycle is at the three quarter pole, but Mel Tucker has barely left the starting blocks.
We were told Mel Tucker was a master recruiter yet evidence seems to be pointing in the other direction.
In the last 3 recruiting cycles Mel Tucker and his staff have essentially ignored players within the 250-mile footprint and gone all over the map recruiting 57 players from 18 states.
Mel Tucker was hailed by Spartan fans like a shooting star flying across the sky after posting an 11-2 record in 2021. That star burned brightly for a while, but like all falling stars, his flame has essentially faded into nothingness.