Jackson Kaufusi
Linebacker 13
Ht/Wt
6'
2"
|
226 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Cottonwood Heights, 
Utah
Last School
Brighton High School
Roster Years
2018-2022


Pronunciation: Kah-FOO-see

 

BYU Highlights

Sophomore Year 2021

  • Recorded a career-high and team-leading six tackles (five solo, one assist) in 59-14 win over Idaho State

Freshman Year 2019

  • Had a 13-yard interception against Boise State
  • See "Year" tab for further information

Personal

  • Major: Construction and Facilities Management 
  • Missionary Service: Served a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Melbourne, Australia
  • Parents are Jeff and Brooke
  • Wife's name is Hallie
  • Has two children (Lakai and Alemapilimai)
  • Brother of former BYU linebacker Isaiah Kaufusi.
  • Cousin of former BYU defensive lineman Bronson, Corbin and Devin Kaufusi
  • Has six uncles and 11 cousins who have played or currently play college football
  • Likes to play golf

Before BYU

  • Deseret News All-State second team in 2015
  • Helped Brighton to a 10-2 junior season and a trip to the 5A state semifinals
  • Three-time Max Preps Player of the Game in 2015

 

    BYU Hall of Fame

    Freshman Year 2019

    • Played in nine games
    • Posted 21 total tackles
    • Had eight solo tackles
    • Had a 13-yard interception against Boise State
    • Isaiah and Jackson Kaufusi - Deep Blue (BYUtv Segment)
    Sophmore Year 2021

    • Played in nine games.
    • Recorded a career-high and team-leading six tackles (five solo, one assist) in 59-14 win over Idaho State. 
    Junior Year 2022

    Senior Year

    Graduate Year

    Redshirt Year

    • Played in four games
    • Tallied first career solo tackles against McNeese State
    Medical Redshirt Year

    Sophomore 2020

    • Played in 11 games
    • Tallied 12 total tackles with eight solo stops
    • Recorded one TFL for three yards