Kaufman named GLIAC Defensive Player of the Week

Grand Valley State University senior linebacker Jordan Kaufman has been named the GLIAC Defensive Player of the Week after a standout performance in the team’s opener against Azusa Pacific University.
Kaufman was all over the field Saturday night in the team’s 38-17 victory. He recorded a career-high 11 tackles, 2.5 tackles for a loss, a sack and a fumble recovery. The 6-foot-3-inch native of Ubly, Mich., is playing in his third season with GVSU after redshirting in 2009. The team returns to action at home on Saturday against Truman State University at 7 p.m.