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Kaufman Leaves Impression On Tigers’ Defense

Posted: December 23, 2012 at 4:47 a.m.

Garrett Kaufman needed just six minutes to leave a lasting impression on Bentonville’s defense this season.

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Garrett Kaufman

SCHOOL: Bentonville

CLASS: Senior

HEIGHT: 6-1

WEIGHT: 220

POSITION: Inside linebacker

NOTABLE: Was the Tigers’ leading tackler for the second straight season with 129 total tackles and earned all-state honors. ... Had a key interception to help Bentonville earn its 24-17 victory over Fayetteville in the regular-season finale. ... Had a game-high 19 tackles in a playoff victory over West Memphis. ... Signed his letter of intent Wednesday with Arkansas State and will begin attending classes there in January.

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