Reports are that Mel Tucker with his 14 jobs and 5 head coaching wins got $5.5M a year or $33M over 6 years. I guess they really didn't like Mike Tressel! As he would have probably taken the job for $1M a year and a warm ham sandwich.
Beggars can't be choosers
Welcome coach! Your predecessor didn't really recruit the last two years and many of your current players are in the transfer portal. Spring Practice is in a month and you don't have a staff. Welcome to East Lansing glad you signed a 6 year contract.