Melvin Tucker II, popularly known as Mel Tucker, is an American football coach and former plater. He is currently the head football coach of Michigan State University.
Mel Tucker married his wife, Jo-Ellyn Tucker, after he proposed on their first date, and have stayed married for 18 years. The couple together has two sons, who were born two years apart on the same date, 18th February.
Their first son, Joseph Tucker, is said to be an ardent soccer player, and their second son, Christian Tucker, is outstanding lacrosse who also plays football.
It is quite evident that the sports gene runs in the family and the children aspire to follow in their father’s footsteps. The eldest son, Joseph, acknowledged his father’s hard work and expressed how proud he was of his achievements when Mel delivered his first statement as head coach of the University of Colorado in 2018.
To the couple, their sons are the top priority.