Ben Kaufman, Bluffton University, Football (Defense)

Bluffton University linebacker Ben Kaufman (Ottawa, Ohio/Ottawa-Glandorf) led the Beavers defense in a 37-34 triple overtime win over Rose-Hulman Saturday and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Football Player of the Week on defense. 

The senior tallied 16 tackles, including 10 solo tackles, and forced a fumble in the nail biting win. 

Bluffton (4-2, 3-1 HCAC) will welcome Hanover to campus for a 1:30 PM kickoff Saturday.


HCAC Football Defensive
Week 1
Joe Maldonado, Bluffton University
Week 2 Stephen Coble, Manchester University
Week 3  John Burt, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 4 Grant DePalma, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 5 Andy Dalton, Hanover College
Week 6   Ben Kaufman, Bluffton University
Week 7   
Week 8 
Week 9 
Week 10 
Week 11