Steve Kaufusi

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Steve Kaufusi
No. 94
Position: Defensive lineman
Personal information
Born: (1963-10-17) October 17, 1963 (age 54)
Nukuʻalofa, Tonga
Career information
College: BYU
NFL Draft: 1988 / Round: 12 / Pick: 319
Career history
Player stats at PFR

Sitiveni P. Kaufusi (born October 17, 1963 in Nukuʻalofa, Tonga) is a former American football defensive lineman in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1988-1990.

College career[edit]

He also played college football at Brigham Young University and attended junior college at Dixie State.

Coaching career[edit]

Currently he is the defensive line coach at Brigham Young University. He is also in charge of recruiting relations with Polynesian players. Kaufusi is one of just a few Tongans who currently coach in Division I Football. The others are Kalani Sitake, BYU head coach, Ilaisa Tuiaki BYU's Defensive Coordinator, Reno Mahe BYU (RB coach), Frank Maile Utah State (DL) and Alfred Pupunu Weber State (TE). Jason Kaufusi Neveda (DL), Fesi Sitake Weber State Offensive Coordinator, Will Kofe of UC Davis, and Sitiveni Tuivai of Southern Utah coach. Note: Nu'u Tafisi BYU Strength and Conditioning coach.

Personal life[edit]

Steve's sons Bronson and Corbin played college football & basketball for the BYU Cougars. Wife, Michelle Kaufusi is currently Mayor of Provo, Utah.

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