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1  Christian Covington
Christian Covington

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Vancouver, British Columbia

High School:
Vancouver College Prep

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 295

Position:
DT

Experience:
1L


04/13/2014

Ross Named MVP of C-USA Champions

Bauer, Gaines, Kutzler, McHargue and Petersen named captains

04/11/2014

Owls Announce Three Honor Jerseys for 2014

Chapman, Kalu and Izzo

03/19/2014

Thurmond on the 2014 Rice Defense

Chris Thurmond takes a look at the Owls defense

03/14/2014

Dave Campbell's Texas Footall Honors Seven

All-Texas College Owls

03/07/2014

Owls Open Spring Drills on March 11

C-USA Champions welcome back 43 lettermen

04/16/2014

2014 Blue-Gray Game

Rice held its 2014 Blue-Gray Spring Game on April 11

03/24/2014

First Spring Scrimmage

First Scrimmage of 2014 Spring Football

03/15/2014

2014 Spring Football; 1st day in pads

The Owls pulled on the pads for the first time in 2014

02/12/2014

C-USA Football Championship-Gallery II

A second gallery of photos from the 2013 C-USA Football Championship

02/10/2014

Rice Wins C-USA Championship

Rice defeated Marshall 41-24 to win the C-USA Championship on December 7.

Rice
Continued to excel in his second year of starting on the defensive line, earning All C-USA honors as well as Dave Campbell's Texas Football's All-Texas College second team... Member of 2013 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2013
First-team All C-IUSA pick by league coaches...Leads team with career-high 9.5 tackles for loss among his 51 stops, including four sacks... Has 2.5 TFL in last four games despite playing with heavy cast on right hand after suffering thumb injury at UNT... Credited with a career-best six unassisted tackles vs. UAB... Has made first contact with the ball in each of the Owls first two defensive TDs this season... Partially deflected pass that Michael Kutzler ran back for a TD vs. Kansas and blocked the field goal vs. Houston that Alex Lyons returned... Credited with a career-best 2.5 TFL vs. Kansas...Led all C-USA freshmen D-linemen with five sacks as a freshman.

2012
Closed out a rock-solid redshirt freshman by being named to USA Today's All-Bowl team for his efforts vs. Air Force in the Armed Forces Bowl... Solidified on of the two interior defensive line questions for the Owls heading into the season, with 20 hurries and finishing with 43 tackles (25 solo), eight tackles for loss, five sacks, forcing one fumble and breaking up a pass... Led all C-USA freshmen and was tied for second nationally among first year players with five sacks... Closed strongly with a TFL in each of the last five, including sacks in four of the last five... Top tackle effort was seven vs. Marshall.

2011
Redshirt.

Vancouver College Prep
Provincial Defensive MVP while leading the Fighting Irish to the Provincial Championship... Ranked as the top defensive lineman in Canada... Credited with 83 tackles, including 15 sacks as a senior... Had 276 tackles and 38 sacks in his career... Credited with four tackles in the 2010 National Underclassmen Combine All World Gridiron Classic in Charleston, SC.

Personal
Full name: Christian Coral Cleveland Covington... Born: October 16, 1993 at Vancouver, British Columbia... Parents: Grover and Natasha Covington, Vancouver (two sisters)... Father is a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame after a standout career with the Hamilton Ti-Cats from 1981-91... Rice major: Undeclared... Rice College: Duncan.

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Duncan College

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