Michigan State football: Mel Tucker says goal is to win national titles

Mel Tucker has signed a massive 10-year, $95 million dealSyndication Detroit Free Press
Mel Tucker has signed a massive 10-year, $95 million dealSyndication Detroit Free Press /

Now that the final recruiting weekend is in the books, we can finally look forward to the start of Michigan State football’s fall camp.

The Spartans wrapped up a weekend that featured ‘Thy Shadows’ and Spartan Dawg Con. Both of those events helped with recruiting and they were opportunities for Mel Tucker to speak to fans, recruits, former players, current players, and donors about the goals for his program.

We already heard him talk about his roster being the best it’s been since he’s been head coach of Michigan State and he reiterated that at ‘Thy Shadows’ on Friday.

He had something else to say about the future of the program that caught everyone’s attention.

When speaking about the goals for the program, Tucker told the crowd of invitees that his goal at Michigan State is to win national championships (plural).

As a Spartan fan, you have to love hearing that.

Michigan State football fans buying back in?

All offseason, there’s been some negativity and pessimism surrounding the program from the fanbase, and it’s fair given the fact that the Spartans went 5-7 last season.

Many are just hoping for a bowl berth in 2023.

But after hearing Tucker talk at Big Ten Media Days and ‘Thy Shadows’, the hype is starting to return. No, we’re not talking about a 10 or 11-win season, but rather a 7-8-win season. A few weeks ago, we were talking about hopefully winning six.

Tucker has done a pretty good job of getting fans to buy back in.

This national championships quote was just another positive for fans to hear.

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