2010 – – Not listed on depth chart following spring practice . . . did not see any game action.
2009 – – Redshirted.
High school honors – – Special mention all-state as a senior… two-time all-conference, including first team selection as a senior… first team all-Lake County as a senior… NCSA junior and senior all-area team pick. Career – – Collected 65 tackles, 20 sacks and 13 tackles for loss as a junior and senior.
Personal – – Born 11/28/90 . . . English major . . . parents are Penny and Jim Covert . . . father played for the Chicago Bears and was a member of Chicago’s 1985 Super Bowl squad . . . high school coach was Chuck Spagnoli.