Jeff Duvendeck is in his second year as an offensive graduate assistant for the Michigan State football program.
The 32-year-old Duvendeck arrived in East Lansing, Mich., in 2010 after spending the last four years at Northern Michigan (2006-09) where he served as offensive coordinator and offensive line coach. Under his direction, the Wildcat offense averaged 31.6 points per game in 2009 and 415.7 total yards and 28.2 points in 2008.
Prior to joining the NMU coaching staff, he worked for three seasons at Michigan Tech (2003-05) where he served as the offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator. During his tenure with the Huskies, Duvendeck coached three NCAA Division II All-Americans, including two who were selected as the GLIAC's Offensive Lineman of the Year.
During the 2002 season, he served as a graduate assistant under Brian Kelly at Grand Valley State where he worked with the offensive line and helped the Lakers win the NCAA Division II National Championship.
A native of Flushing, Mich., Duvendeck spent the 2001 season as a graduate assistant at Tiffin (Ohio) University where he worked with the running backs.
A former running back at Central Michigan, he lettered in 2000 and earned his bachelor's degree in health promotion and rehabilitation in 2001. Duvendeck is currently pursuing his master's degree in kinesiology.