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Grover Covington

Grover Covington
Born: March 25, 1956
Monroe, NC
Position(s): DE,DL
Height: 6'2" Weight: 235
College: Johnson C. Smith
Career: 1981-1991

Grover Covington played from 1981 to 1991 with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Covington recorded 157.0 quarterback sacks in his career.


Sacks:

Year Team No. Yds Avg.
1981 CFL Hamilton 16.0 0.0 0.0
1982 CFL Hamilton 12.5 0.0 0.0
1983 CFL Hamilton 10.0 0.0 0.0
1984 CFL Hamilton 18.5 0.0 0.0
1985 CFL Hamilton 16.0 0.0 0.0
1986 CFL Hamilton 18.0 0.0 0.0
1987 CFL Hamilton 17.0 0.0 0.0
1988 CFL Hamilton 25.0 0.0 0.0
1989 CFL Hamilton 15.0 0.0 0.0
1990 CFL Hamilton 7.0 0.0 0.0
1991 CFL Hamilton 2.0 0.0 0.0
Totals 157.0 0 0.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Tackles Fumbles Kicks
Year Team Tackle Solo Assist Def ST TFL TFL Yds Brup QBH Fum F Rec F Rec Yds FR TD FF K Blk
1981 CFL Hamilton 1 0 0
1984 CFL Hamilton 1 0 0
1985 CFL Hamilton 1 0 0
1986 CFL Hamilton 2 0 0
1987 CFL Hamilton 25 0 0
1988 CFL Hamilton 21 0 0
1989 CFL Hamilton 22 0 0 1 0 0
1990 CFL Hamilton 34 0 0 1 11 0
1991 CFL Hamilton 9 9 0
Totals 111 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 11 0 0 0

Playing Career:

Year League Team G GS
1981 CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16
1982 CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16
1983 CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16
1984 CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats 16
1985 CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats 15
1986 CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats 15
1987 CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18
1988 CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18
1989 CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18
1990 CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats 15
1991 CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats 5

Awards

1986 - Grey Cup Most Valuable Player, Defence
1988 - Most Outstanding Defensive Player

Honors

1981 - CFL East All-Star
1985 - CFL All-CFL
1985 - CFL East All-Star
1986 - CFL All-CFL
1986 - CFL East All-Star
1987 - CFL East All-Star
1988 - CFL All-CFL
1988 - CFL East All-Star
1989 - CFL All-CFL
1989 - CFL East All-Star
1990 - CFL East All-Star