Mel Tucker’s head coaching debut in East Lansing has not gone smoothly, to say the least.

Taking on Rutgers to start the 2020 season, Tucker and the Spartans entered the game as double-digit favorites. Unfortunately, Michigan State has looked sluggish, uninterested, and unimpressive in the first half.

It started with the Scarlet Knights rolling down the field for a game’s opening score. After that, the defense for Rutgers has stepped up with four turnovers and another turnover on downs. It has culminated in a 15-point lead for the Scarlet Knights with Tucker and the Spartans reeling early on.

To no one’s surprise, social media was quick to jump on the rough start for Tucker: