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Mel Tucker (HC Michigan St. Spartans)

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BB73

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Damn. Hate to lose Tucker so soon, I was hoping he'd stay a couple of more years. Can't really blame a guy for taking the money and going pro, though.

Should we start a Rumor Mill thread on possible replacements?
 
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jwinslow

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It was inevitable that this guy would go eventually. He's too good not to. Wish him well and wait for the next hire. Fortunately I think our D will be without Tucker, tho we have little time to hire one before spring. We might have known this was coming tho.
 
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BrutusBobcat

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Congrats to Coach Tucker -- this is a great move for him. It's also nice to see him stay in Ohio, and if he's going to the NFL nice to see him with the Browns.

It's a big loss for our staff, but I really think that Tressel has a great eye for young coaches and that he'll find someone outstanding to bring into the program, just like he found Coach Hazell.
 
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CleveBucks

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Well he definitely contributed a lot to the Buckeyes in his short time here. Can't blame him for jumping up to the big leagues, and he's also going back home to Cleveland. I hope he does well.

I think we'll come out of this fine. Nobody knew who Tucker was when JT hired him 4 years ago. Nobody knew who Hazell was last year when JT brought him aboard either. I'm guessing he'll find another young up-and-comer to coach the DB's.

Tim Walton may be a pipe dream, but he would be an awesome replacement.
 
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MililaniBuckeye

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BuckeyeBill73 said:
Should we start a Rumor Mill thread on possible replacements?

No. Only start a rumor thread if there's an actual rumor. If we want to talk about possible replacements, then that's a viable "normal" thread for the Buckeye football forum.
 
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BucksinFL

Buckeye fan for life.....
Well, with how good our defense has been for the past few years I guess it would be naive of us to believe that none of them would get promotions elsewhere. Can you imagine had we lost Snyder AND Tucker this offseason? I think that would have been majorly tough to overcome.

I think Tressel makes good hires and will do fine with whomever he feels fit to handle the position.
 
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