Recruiting: Rummel defensive back Donovan Kaufman commits to Vanderbilt

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Donovan Kaufman
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Another defensive player from the New Orleans area will be playing college football in the SEC.

Archbishop Rummel defensive back Donovan Kaufman has committed to Vanderbilt. Kaufman (5-9, 195) made the announcement via Twitter Tuesday evening.

In 2018, Kaufman played a key role in the Raiders reaching the Division I semifinals. Kaufman recorded seven sacks, had two interceptions, recovered two fumbles and scored a pair of touchdowns for the Raiders a year ago.

A safety, Kaufman had offers from Arkansas, Arkansas State, Army, Boston College and Colorado, Houston Baptist, Liberty, Memphis, Nicholls, Northwestern State, South Alabama, Southern, Southern Miss, Troy, Tulane and UAB and ULM.

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