Grover Covington

Bio

Full name: Grover Covington

Born: March 25, 1956 in Monroe, NC (66 years old)

Last Season (1991) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Import
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 235 lbs
  • Position: DE
  • Jersey: #77
Relations
Amateur Programs
  • Johnson C. Smith
  • West Charlotte HS (Charlotte, NC)
11 Season Career

Active years: 1981–1991
Active teams (1):

  • HAM 1981–1991

172 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 168 regular season games
  • 4 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T323rd,
97th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
1 team 168
(Rank: T282nd,
97th percentile,
168 CFL games)
0 4
1981 HAM DE 77 16 -- 0
1982 HAM DE 68 16 -- 0
1983 HAM DE 77 16 -- 0
1984 HAM DE 77 16 -- 1
1985 HAM DE 77 15 -- 1
1986 HAM DL 77 15 -- 1
1987 HAM DE 77 18 -- 0
1988 HAM DE 77 18 -- 0
1989 HAM DE 77 18 -- 1
1990 HAM DE 77 15 -- 0
1991 HAM DE 77 5 -- 0
Weekly
1983
  • Lineman Star Week 15 (HAM)
1984
  • Lineman Star Division Finals (HAM)
1985
  • Lineman Star Week 11 (HAM)
  • Lineman Star Week 15 (HAM)
  • Lineman Star Division Finals (HAM)
1989
  • Lineman Star Week 4 (HAM)
1990
  • Lineman Star Week 2 (HAM)
  • Lineman Star Week 6 (HAM)
  • 1988 Winner (HAM) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 1986 Winner (HAM) Grey Cup Most Valuable Defensive Player
Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Grover Covington was inducted into the Player wing in 2000 (Canadian Football Hall of Fame profile).

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Wall of Honour

Grover Covington was inducted into the Player wing in 2004.