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  Jeff Rudy
Jeff  Rudy

Player Profile
Position:
Football Operations Director

Alma Mater:
Southern Utah (1998)

Now in his 11th year as Utah’s director of football operations, Jeff Rudy is involved in virtually every aspect of the football team that occurs outside the sidelines. He is in his 12th year overall at Utah having spent the 2005 season as a program assistant.

Coordinating the day-to-day logistics of the football team and managing its budget are two of Rudy’s primary responsibilities and he also assists with recruiting, team travel, camps and clinics, marketing and public relations, special functions and administrative projects.

He had oversight of one of the biggest football facility projects in the nation during the construction of the Spence & Cleone Eccles Football Center, which opened in the summer of 2013.

Before coming to Utah, Rudy was the athletics director and offensive coordinator at Ontario High School in California from 2003-05. He coached the offensive line at Chaffey College from 2000-03, during which time the team played in the Southern California Bowl three times (2000-02). From 1998-00, Rudy coached the offensive line at Bonita High School (Calif.), helping the team to the 1999 C.I.F. state championship. In 1997, he was an assistant coach at Cedar High School in Utah.

Rudy played football at Southern Utah where he was an honorable mention all-America West Conference offensive lineman and SUU’s two-time African-American Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Rudy graduated from SUU in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in physical education. He earned a master’s degree in administration of physical education from Azusa Pacific in 2006. The 42-year-old native of Ontario, Calif., is married to the former Brandie Blood. They have a son Dalton and daughters Peyton and Kayton.

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