Grover Covington

Bio

Full name: Grover Covington

Born: March 25, 1956 in Monroe, NC (64 years old)

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

Active years: 1981–1991

172 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 168 regular season games
  • 4 Grey Cup appearances (1 championship win)
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 (CFHoF profile).

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Wall of Honour

Grover Covington was inducted into the Player wing in 2004.

Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T317th,
97th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
1 team 168
(Rank: T260th,
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