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Mel Tucker (HC Michigan St. Spartans)

Discussion in 'College Football' started by BurgBuck52, Feb 18, 2005.

  1. BurgBuck52

    BurgBuck52 So Glad You Seen Me Today

  2. sandtownbuck

    sandtownbuck Newbie

    i knew he interviewed, but i didnt think he'd go. man, i thought he was more important to the d than snyder last year.
  3. BB73

    BB73 Loves Buckeye History Staff Member Bookie '16 & '17 Upset Contest Winner

    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?
  4. jwinslow

    jwinslow A MAN OF BETRAYED JUSTICE Staff Member Tourney Pick'em Champ

    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.
  5. BurgBuck52

    BurgBuck52 So Glad You Seen Me Today

    Not only an instrumental part of our D, but one of the best recruiters on the coaching staff.
  6. BuckBackHome

    BuckBackHome Wolverine is largest member of weasel family

    Damn. Congrats to Coach Tucker and the Browns hired a good one. I just hate to lose such good coaches.
  7. Buckeyefan_6

    Buckeyefan_6 Lurker

    Good luck to Mel. But man how much will this affect this years bucks? I hope they did see something like this coming, and have been adjusting accordingly.
  8. BrutusBobcat

    BrutusBobcat Icon and Entertainer

    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.
  9. Saw31

    Saw31 High Seas Rogue

    Damn, that sucks. And since I'm not a Clowns fan, I have no consolation prize like some of you....but then I guess this isn't about me, is it? :biggrin:

    Good luck coach. I wish you the best.
  10. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    Best of luck Coach...thanks for your contributions
  11. CleveBucks

    CleveBucks Serenity now

    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.
  12. OSUBasketballJunkie

    OSUBasketballJunkie Never Forget 31-0

    Coach Tucker is a great coach, his loss will by felt. With that said, tOSU will bring in another good to great coach to fill his position. Its a given.

    Good luck in Cleveland Coach Tucker.
  13. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    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.
  14. coastalbuck

    coastalbuck And this one belongs to the Reds!

    My condolences to Coach Tucker. I hope the $ is huge. Thanks for all the hard work at OSU.
  15. BucksinFL

    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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