First reported by The Athletic's Bruce Feldman, Michigan State University has found its next football coach in Mel Tucker, current head coach at the University of Colorado . Tucker, 48, will replace Mark Dantonio, who coached the MSU football program for 13 seasons. Dantonio announced his retirement last week. No contract terms have become immediately available. The news comes after front-runner Luke Fickell, who is the current head coach at the University of Cincinnati, turned down the MSU job on Monday morning.