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On Monday, we published LSU Coach Odds that had Ole Miss' Lane Kiffin as the favorite to land the job in Baton Rouge, according to BetOnline.

New odds from BetOnline emerged late Monday afternoon showing Michigan State's Mel Tucker as the new favorite.


Here's a look at Tucker's coaching bio:

Mel Tucker - Michigan State Head Coach
Record at Michigan State: 9–5
Age: 49
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Alma Mater: Wisconsin (1994) Defensive Back
Annual salary: $5.5 million
Coaching career:
1997–1998: Michigan State (GA)
1999: Miami (OH) (DB)
2000: LSU (DB)
2001–2003: Ohio State (DB)
2004: Ohio State (co-DC)
2005–2007: Cleveland Browns (DB)
2008: Cleveland Browns (DC)
2009–2011: Jacksonville Jaguars (DC)
2011: Jacksonville Jaguars (interim)
2012: Jacksonville Jaguars (AHC/DC)
2013–2014: Chicago Bears (DC)
2015: Alabama (AHC/DB)
2016–2018: Georgia (DC/DB)
2019: Colorado (HC)
2020–present: Michigan State (HC)
Complete Bio
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Please no Mel Tucker. Just hire Miles again
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What a joke
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Isnt*
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Scotty is hiring him nor anyone that isn’t proven, period.
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No chance
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Tucker seems like a woke hire....whatever at this point
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Another pile of speculation also called horsesht. Name anybody...that's what these morons do.
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All about the skin color peeps !!!!
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Im actually hoping for Napier. What he has done at ULL is remarkable. And he's sustained it. Most "hot name" coaches have 1 or 2 good years. This guy has a track record of success and also built a program at ULL that's respectable. He's also got people in Lafayette bought in. And probably the most important thing, is his relationship with all of the high school coaches here. I didn't realize he was the one on Saban's staff who was raiding Louisiana and getting the top recruits from here when he was on Saban's staff. I think he's the kind of coach that would stay here for 10-15 years and not only have teams that are consistent winners, but compete for championships every 3 or 4 years. I know Mel Tucker is a good coach, but he hasn't done it for long and he hasn't a head coach anywhere long enough to show that he can sustain it. Maybe if he had stayed at Colorado and kept winning, but he bolted which makes me wonder if he can actually sustain winning at a school. And I don't say that because I think he can't do it, I say it simply because there's no evidence of it.
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I would bet any amount of money it won’t be Bob Stoops.
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Urban Meyer not even listed! Great news. Vegas can't lose when he's hired. Makes sense they wouldn't have him on there.
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Dear God Please no!
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This dude's record sucks. I don't understand the consideration.
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Lmao!! They ran him out off Colorado but now all the sudden he is the lead Candidate with a 14-12 record!!
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He left Colorado. Pissed everyone off, too. They didn’t “run him out.”
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Where’s Lincoln riley?
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He sucks, why would we want him? Can’t win anything that matters and is a flight risk to the NFL every year
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He sucks, why would we want him? Can’t win anything that matters and is a flight risk to the NFL every year
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He was HORRIBLE in Chicago.
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THIS
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He is having a good year. That shouldn’t put him ANYWHERE near the top of this list...PERIOD.
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That only thing that is for sure is...that list is totally worthless!
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Where is Dabo.......This is total B.S. crap!
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Where’s Mario?
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