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FILE - Michigan State head coach Mel Tucker runs onto the field before the first half of an NCAA college football game against Indiana in East Lansing, Mich., in this Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, file photo. In a season of video conferences and empty seats, new Michigan State coach Mel Tucker is doing his best to help people get to know him. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Tucker trying (remotely) to help people get to know him

Dec. 9, 2020 5:34 PM EST

In the middle of a discussion about recruiting during a pandemic, Mel Tucker went off on a bit of a tangent. What followed was lengthy explanation ... of why he gives such lengthy explanations when talking to reporters. “Where normally we may be in the same room doing this, I could maybe bring more brevity...

Michigan State coach Mel Tucker looks on during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

Spartans tough in underdog role and here comes No. 3 Ohio St

Dec. 1, 2020 5:39 PM EST

One thing is still true at Michigan State under new coach Mel Tucker. The Spartans have been a dangerous underdog. Michigan State has only two victories this season, but both were against ranked teams that were favored by double digits. No matter how this 2020 campaign ends for Tucker's team, that's something he...