Rich Kaufusi Athlete Profile

#59 Rich Kaufusi

Rich Kaufusi
Position: Defensive Tackle Height: 6-4 Weight: 265 Roster Years: 1989-1990 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT

Personal

Real first name is Lisiate...parents are Petelo and Eveline...brother, Steve, played defensive tackle for BYU and plays with Philadelphia Eagles...served an LDS mission to Auckland, New Zealand...majoring in English.

Before BYU

Played guard, tackle, defensive end and tight end for South High...coached by Bud Murray (Westminster).

Other College

Attended Dixie College and played two years before transferring to BYU...first team all-conference...Academic All-American.



1989 | Junior Year

Played well in the spring game...started all 13 games with the varsity...blocked Wayne Lammle's 53-yard field goal attempt to preserve a frist half shutout against Utah.