After being turned down by five head coaches candidates Michigan State hired former Colorado head coach and Wisconsin defensive back Mel Tucker to replace Mark Dantonio. The Miami football team plays in East Lansing September 26.
A battle of second-year head coaches will take place in East Lansing on September 26 when the Miami football team plays at Michigan State. Manny Diaz is entering his second year as the head coach of the Miami football program. After one season as the head coach at Colorado, Mel Tucker takes over at Michigan State.