Michigan State Tells Football Coach Mel Tucker It Will Fire Him for Misconduct With Rape Survivor
Michigan State athletic director Alan Haller told suspended football coach Mel Tucker Monday that he will be fired without compensation for misconduct involving activist and rape survivor Brenda Tracy.
The notice provides Tucker with seven calendar days to respond and present reasons to me and the interim president as to why he should not be terminated for cause, Haller said in a statement sent by the school.
Tucker is in the third year of a $95 million, 10-year contract and if he is fired for cause, the school would not have to pay him whats remaining on his deal.
Haller said the decision does not affect the ongoing investigation into Tracy's allegations of sexual harassment, which is being handled by the school's office for civil rights.