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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:

YearTeamNo.YdsAvg.
1981CFL Hamilton16.00.00.0
1982CFL Hamilton12.50.00.0
1983CFL Hamilton10.00.00.0
1984CFL Hamilton18.50.00.0
1985CFL Hamilton16.00.00.0
1986CFL Hamilton18.00.00.0
1987CFL Hamilton17.00.00.0
1988CFL Hamilton25.00.00.0
1989CFL Hamilton15.00.00.0
1990CFL Hamilton7.00.00.0
1991CFL Hamilton2.00.00.0
Totals157.000.0

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
YearTeamTackleSoloAssistDefSTTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
1981CFL Hamilton100
1984CFL Hamilton100
1985CFL Hamilton100
1986CFL Hamilton200
1987CFL Hamilton2500
1988CFL Hamilton2100
1989CFL Hamilton2200100
1990CFL Hamilton34001110
1991CFL Hamilton990
Totals111009000000711000

Playing Career:

YearLeagueTeamGGS
1981CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats16
1982CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats16
1983CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats16
1984CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats16
1985CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats15
1986CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats15
1987CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats18
1988CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats18
1989CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats18
1990CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats15
1991CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats5

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