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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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Checks out
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Not really........
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I’d take James Boggs over that guy.
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Another Saban assistant
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He has no offense coaching experience.
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Bring his existing OC. They’re undefeated and averaging 35 points a game.
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35 ppg playing almost no one. Let's see what they do in the real season - their last 5 games against Mich, Purdue, Maryland, OSU, and PSU. Doubt they come anywhere near 30, much less 35. They only managed 20 against IU!
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Would be a great hire.
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I would rather Coach Eaux over this unproven Coach
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Nope!
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I hope not, but I would prefer either Stoops brother, Kellen Moore, Joe Brady, or Fickel or Napier...
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Obvious smokescreen is obvious
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He was 2-5 last year
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Not!!!
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Frick no
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No ty
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Lane all day
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His HC experience is about like the two coordinators we just hired this year. NO WAY
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He meets the latest LSU agenda. Might as well.
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LSU fans would revolt
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I would mother fricking melt.
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Will be a great hire once Sparty loses the last 4 out of 5 games
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Woodward hires established coaches with a track record of success…
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Keep telling yourself Woodward is the savior and keep being disappointed.
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Nooooooooooo
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Tucker are you fricking shitting me?
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