77 - Jeff Covitz
Jeff Covitz
Height: 6-2
Weight: 255
Year: So.
Hometown: Reading, Mass.
High School: Reading Memorial
Position: DL
Major: Management
gp 11
tk 58
sac 8
int -
ffum 1

As a sophomore: Matched and exceeded his efforts as a freshman, recording one of the finest seasons for a defensive player in program history ... Appeared in all 11 games, starting all 11 for the Black and Gold in 2012 ... Named First Team All-NEC and to the New England Football Writers All-New England Team after collecting 58 tackles, 17 for a loss and 8 sacks ... His 17 tackles for a loss led the NEC and New England, and were 11th amongst all FCS players ... They also were the second-most in a single season in program history ... Recorded a sack eight of the 11 games he participated in ... Had a career-day against Central Connecticut (Nov. 10), collecting a career-high 12 tackles, including a program-record five for a loss ... Named the  College Football Performance Awards National Defensive Performer of the Week and the CFPA Defensive Lineman Performer of the Week ... Recorded seven tackles, including two sacks in season-finale against Bucknell ... In final three games, registered 3.5 sacks and nine tackles for a loss ... Had five tackles and forced a fumble against Saint Francis (PA) (Sept. 8) ... Recorded six tackles, including 1.5 sacks on national TV at home vs. Albany (Oct. 6) ... Collected eight tackles, three for a loss, in season-opener vs. Marist (Sept. 1).

As a freshman: Appeared in all 11 games in his first season in Smithfield ... Emerged as a key component of the Bulldogs defense ... Finished with 19 tackles, 3.5 sacks and eight tackles for a loss ... Recorded a sack in three-straight games beginning Oct. 22 and ending Nov. 12 ... Registered a season-best two sacks vs. Saint Francis (PA) on Nov. 12, with his second sack sealing the Bulldogs victory ... Also had a season-best five tackles in that game vs. the Red Flash ... Collected a tackle in 10 of the 11 games he competed in.

Before Bryant:  Three-year starting defensive end and long snapper for Coach John Fiore at Reading Memorial High School … Team posted a 36-2 record during those three season, winning the state championship as a junior in 2009 and reaching the finals again in 2010 ... Team captain of both football and baseball teams … First Team Middlesex League All-Star in 2009 and 2010 … Named Daily Times Chronicle Defensive Player of the Year … Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic selection … Boston Herald Division II Player of the Year … Named to Super 26 All-State team and ESPN Boston All-State … Honor Roll student.  

Personal: Born February 16, 1993 … Son of Bill and Cathy … Will major in Business Management at Bryant … One brother, Robert … Also recruited by Sacred Heart, UNH, Colgate and Holy Cross … Attends Reading High School, former school of former Bryant standout running back Lindsey Gamble.

Recent Games
Oct 6 Albany L, 31-14
Oct 13 Robert Morris W, 38-35
Oct 20 at Monmouth W, 27-24
Nov 3 Sacred Heart W, 34-14
Nov 10 at Central Connecticut W, 28-25
Nov 17 at Bucknell L, 24-21
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 27 15
Assists 31 25
Tackles 58 40
Tackles per game 5.3 5.0
Sacks 8 5.5
Sack yards 53 37
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries 1 1
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 1 Marist L, 35-10 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Saint Francis U. L, 39-28 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Maine L, 51-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Duquesne L, 35-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Wagner L, 31-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Albany L, 31-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Robert Morris W, 38-35 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Monmouth W, 27-24 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Sacred Heart W, 34-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Central Connecticut W, 28-25 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Bucknell L, 24-21 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 1 Marist L, 35-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Saint Francis U. L, 39-28 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Maine L, 51-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Duquesne L, 35-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Wagner L, 31-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Albany L, 31-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Robert Morris W, 38-35 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Monmouth W, 27-24 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Sacred Heart W, 34-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Central Connecticut W, 28-25 - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Bucknell L, 24-21 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 1 Marist L, 35-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Saint Francis U. L, 39-28 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Maine L, 51-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Duquesne L, 35-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Wagner L, 31-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Albany L, 31-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Robert Morris W, 38-35 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Monmouth W, 27-24 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Sacred Heart W, 34-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Central Connecticut W, 28-25 - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Bucknell L, 24-21 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 1 Marist L, 35-10 - - - - - 0
Sep 8 at Saint Francis U. L, 39-28 - - - - - 0
Sep 15 Maine L, 51-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 22 Duquesne L, 35-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 29 at Wagner L, 31-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 Albany L, 31-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 13 Robert Morris W, 38-35 - - - - - 0
Oct 20 at Monmouth W, 27-24 - - - - - 0
Nov 3 Sacred Heart W, 34-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 10 at Central Connecticut W, 28-25 - - - - - 0
Nov 17 at Bucknell L, 24-21 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 1 Marist L, 35-10 - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Saint Francis U. L, 39-28 - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Maine L, 51-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Duquesne L, 35-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Wagner L, 31-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Albany L, 31-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Robert Morris W, 38-35 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Monmouth W, 27-24 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Sacred Heart W, 34-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Central Connecticut W, 28-25 - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Bucknell L, 24-21 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 1 Marist L, 35-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Saint Francis U. L, 39-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Maine L, 51-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Duquesne L, 35-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Wagner L, 31-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Albany L, 31-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Robert Morris W, 38-35 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Monmouth W, 27-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Sacred Heart W, 34-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Central Connecticut W, 28-25 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Bucknell L, 24-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 1 Marist L, 35-10 4 4 8 0.5 5 3 13 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Saint Francis U. L, 39-28 3 2 5 1 6 1 6 1 - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Maine L, 51-7 3 0 3 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Duquesne L, 35-21 2 1 3 1 8 1.5 10 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Wagner L, 31-21 2 4 6 1.5 5 2 6 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Albany L, 31-14 1 2 3 - - 0 - - 1 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Robert Morris W, 38-35 1 2 3 0.5 1 0.5 1 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Monmouth W, 27-24 1 3 4 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Sacred Heart W, 34-14 2 2 4 1 9 1.5 10 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Central Connecticut W, 28-25 3 9 12 0.5 8 5 23 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Bucknell L, 24-21 5 2 7 2 11 2.5 12 - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
2011-12 11 - - - - - - - - -
2012-13 11 - - - - - - - - -
2013-14 12 - - - - - - - - -
2014-15 1 - - - - - - - - -
Total 35 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2011-12 11 - - - - - - - -
2012-13 11 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 12 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 1 - - - - - - - -
Total 35 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2011-12 11 - - - - - - -
2012-13 11 - - - - - - -
2013-14 12 - - - - - - -
2014-15 1 - - - - - - -
Total 35 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2011-12 11 - - - - - - - 0
2012-13 11 - - - - - - - 0
2013-14 12 - - - - - - - 0
2014-15 1 - - - - - - - 0
Total 35 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2011-12 11 - - - - - - - -
2012-13 11 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 12 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 1 - - - - - - - -
Total 35 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2011-12 - - - - - - - - - -
2012-13 - - - - - - - - - -
2013-14 - - - - - - - - - -
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2011-12 11 10 9 19 1.7 3.5 39 5.5 43 - - - - - - -
2012-13 11 27 31 58 5.3 8 53 17 81 1 1 0 - - - -
2013-14 12 38 17 55 4.6 10 53 20.5 98 2 1 0 - - - 1
2014-15 1 8 2 10 10.0 0.5 2 2.5 6 - - - - - - -
Total 35 83 59 142 4.1 22 147 45.5 228 3 2 0 - - - 1
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 11 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 4 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September 5 - - - - - - - - -
October 3 - - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 4 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - -
September 5 - - - - - - - -
October 3 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 11 - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 4 - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - -
September 5 - - - - - - -
October 3 - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 11 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 6 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 4 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 7 - - - - - - - 0

August - - - - - - - - 0
September 5 - - - - - - - 0
October 3 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
December - - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 4 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - -
September 5 - - - - - - - -
October 3 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 11 27 31 58 5.3 8 53 17 81 1 1 0 - - - -
Conference 8 15 25 40 5.0 5.5 37 11.5 56 1 1 0 - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 6 13 11 24 4.0 3 23 6.5 34 - 1 0 - - - -
Away 5 14 20 34 6.8 5 30 10.5 47 1 - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 4 7 16 23 5.8 2 18 7 34 - - - - - - -
Losses 7 20 15 35 5.0 6 35 10 47 1 1 0 - - - -

August - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 5 14 11 25 5.0 4 24 7.5 35 1 - - - - - -
October 3 3 7 10 3.3 0.5 1 0.5 1 - 1 0 - - - -
November 3 10 13 23 7.7 3.5 28 9 45 - - - - - - -
December - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
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