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REPORT: Mark Dantonio Wanted To Coach The 2020 Season, Quit After Finding Out Michigan State Hired A Search Firm

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The chaos surrounding the Michigan State football team has taken another wild turn.

According to Rico Beard, Mark Dantonio planned on coaching the Spartans in 2020, retiring after the season and picking his replacement. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

Instead, the school apparently hired a search firm to get a replacement. When Dantonio found out, he abruptly quit.

The chaos surrounding Michigan State is simply absurd. Dantonio quits in early February, Luke Fickell barely gives them the time of day, Mel Tucker has reportedly been hired and now we’re learning this little tidbit of information.

All things considered, nothing would surprise me at this point. How did the officials at MSU allow this to get his crazy?

 

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Even worse, why did Dantonio think he had any right to handpick his successor? It’s not like he’s out here winning titles.

He was a coach at the end of his road and he was going out with a whimper. The fact he wanted to pick the new coach is laugh-out-loud funny.

 

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Best of luck to all the MSU fans out there. It sounds like you guys are in a world of trouble.