Signed by Green Bay on Jan. 15, 2021…Transitioned from defensive lineman to tight end after signing with the Packers…Spent the entire 2020 season on the New York Jets' practice squad…Began the 2019 season on the Jets' active roster, appearing in three games with one start and recording three tackles (two solo), a half-sack and a quarterback hit…Notched a career-high three tackles (two solo), his first career half-sack and a QB hit vs. Cleveland (Sept. 16)…Was released on Oct. 4 before signing to the Jets' practice squad on Oct. 8, where he spent the last 12 weeks of the '19 season…Appeared in three games for the Jets in 2018, registering a pass defensed and a QB hit while playing on defense and special teams…Began the 2018 season on the Jets' practice squad before signing to the active roster on Dec. 8…Appeared in three games with one start for the Baltimore Ravens in 2017, registering four tackles on defense and a tackle on special teams…Started at DE in his NFL debut vs. Pittsburgh (Oct. 1) and recorded the first special teams tackle of his career…Made the first tackle of his career on defense vs. Chicago (Oct. 15), finishing with two tackles (one solo)…Originally drafted by Baltimore in the third round (No. 70 overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft…Spent his entire rookie season on injured reserve due to an injury suffered in training camp…Played in 50 games (37 starts) as a DE at BYU (2012-15), totaling 167 tackles (109 solo), 26½ sacks, 44 tackles for a loss, 17 QB hits, 15 passes defensed, five forced fumbles, two interceptions and four blocked kicks…Finished his career ranked No. 3 in tackles for a loss and No. 5 in sacks in school history…Started all 13 games as a senior in 2015, setting career highs with 64 tackles (45 solo), 20 tackles for a loss, 11 sacks, and three forced fumbles while adding a fumble recovery and an INT…Led the nation with four blocked kicks on the season…Was named the team's MVP and earned BYU's Ed Stein Outstanding Senior Male Athlete Award for high athletic and academic performance and sportsmanship…Recorded three tackles (all solo), including two tackles for a loss and a sack, to go along with his second career INT vs. Connecticut (Oct. 2)…Set a BYU single-game record (NCAA official since 2000) with 3½ sacks vs. Cincinnati (Oct. 16), adding seven tackles (four solo), a forced fumble and a QB hit…Notched a career-high 10 tackles (eight solo), including three tackles for a loss, and two forced fumbles vs. Missouri (Nov. 14)…Blocked two kicks at Utah State (Nov. 28) while adding a sack…Posted nine tackles (seven solo), three tackles for a loss and a pass defensed vs. No. 22 Utah in the Las Vegas Bowl (Dec. 19)…Started all 11 games he appeared in as a junior in 2014, registering 43 tackles (34 solo), 11½ tackles for a loss, seven sacks, six passes defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…Earned first-team All-Independent honors from College Sports Madness and Phil Steele's College Football…Opened the season with four tackles (three solo), two sacks, two tackles for a loss and a fumble recovery at Connecticut (Aug. 29) and was named the FBS Independent Defensive Player of the Week…Posted nine tackles (eight solo), two sacks, and a season-high three tackles for a loss vs. UNLV (Nov. 15) to earn FBS Independent Defensive Player of the Week honors for the second time on the season…Started all 13 games as a sophomore in 2013, recording 37 tackles (19 solo), four sacks, seven tackles for a loss, six passes defensed, an INT, a forced fumble, and a fumble recovery…Received second-team All-Independent honors from Phil Steele's College Football…Tallied his first career INT vs. Idaho State (Nov. 16), picking off QB Justin Arias in the second quarter and returning it 12 yards for a TD…Played in all 13 games as a freshman in 2012, totaling 23 tackles, 4½ sacks, a fumble recovery, a pass defensed and a QB hit…Made his collegiate debut at Washington State (Aug. 30)…Notched three tackles (one solo), the first of his career, and his first career sack vs. Weber State (Sept. 8)…Set season highs with five tackles (two solo) and two sacks at New Mexico State (Nov. 24)…Recorded two tackles and a sack vs. San Diego State in the Poinsettia Bowl (Dec. 20)…Also played forward on BYU's basketball team as a freshman in 2012-13, averaging 6.4 minutes, 1.1 points and 1.7 rebounds per game…Earned his degree in statistics with an emphasis in analytics…Was ranked the No. 1 overall recruit in Utah by Rivals.com and Scout.com as a senior at Timpview (Provo, Utah) High School in 2009 despite suffering a season-ending injury early in the year…Was invited to play in the 2010 Under Armour All-America Football Game…Posted 70 tackles, 9½ sacks, 23 forced fumbles and a team-record 21 passes defensed as a junior in 2008…Registered 57 tackles and eight sacks as a sophomore in 2007…Was a four-year letterwinner on Timpview's basketball team, averaging 16.5 points per game as a sophomore and 15.0 as a junior…Served on a two-year Mormon mission in Auckland, New Zealand, prior to attending BYU…Visited schools and youth camps while in college, speaking about topics such as mental health and the importance of STEM education…Interned with BYU's football analytics department while in college…His father, Steve, was a 12th-round draft choice (No. 319 overall) by the Philadelphia Eagles in 1988 and appeared in 32 NFL games as a DE before coaching at Utah (1994-2001) and BYU (2002-2017)…Mother, Michelle, is currently the mayor of Provo…His brother, Corbin, was a member of BYU's basketball and football teams and has spent time with the 49ers, Saints and Jets…Another brother, Devin, is a defensive lineman at Utah…Sister, Alexix, played basketball at BYU…Has 10 cousins and six uncles who have played collegiate football, including Will Tukuafu, an uncle, who also played in 50 NFL games as a defensive tackle for the 49ers and Seahawks...Kaufusi's wife, Hilary, was a goalkeeper on BYU's soccer team…The couple has a 2-year-old son, Taika…Last name is pronounced cow-FOO-see…Given name Bronson Sitiveni Kaufusi; born in Voorhees, N.J.
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