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Christian
Covington
#56 Defensive Lineman
Christian
Covington
#56 Defensive Lineman
Height 6'2
Weight 300 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1993-10-16 (30)
Born Vancouver, BC
School Rice
Status NAT
Defensive Tackles 11
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 0
Sacks 2

Born: October 16, 1993- Vancouver, British Columbia
2024Years as a Lion: 1st   Years in CFL: 1st   Status: American
Career Games: 0   Playoffs: 0    Grey Cup: 0

Acquired:

The Lions originally selected Christian in round five (43rd overall) of the 2015 CFL Draft. After suiting up in 104 NFL games over nine seasons with Houston, Dallas, Cincinnati and the Los Angeles Chargers, Christian came home to the Lions in May 2024.

Highlights:

2023: After attending training camp with the Detroit Lions, Christian returned to the Chargers and would spend the balance of the season on their practice squad.

2021-22: Signed with the Los Angeles Chargers as a free agent and would appear in 20 games over two seasons with the team. Established a new career-high in 2021 with 52 combined tackles plus one forced fumble.

2020: Joined the Cincinnati Bengals in free agency and would record 39 combined tackles in 16 games.

2019: Christian moved on to the Dallas Cowboys for 2019 and racked up 28 combined tackles and a sack across 16 games.

2015-18: Christian was selected in round six of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans and went on to dress in 50 games with the squad while registering 39 combined tackles and 7.5 sacks. Christian would also appear in four total playoff games in his time with the Texans: 2015 AFC Wild Card Game, 2016 AFC Wild Card Game, 2016 AFC Divisional Game and 2018 AFC Wild Card Game.

College:

2011-14: attended Rice University for four years with his best campaign coming in 2013 where he earned All-Conference USA First-Team honours after recording 43 total tackles, 11.5 tackles for a loss and four sacks.

Personal:

Christian is the son of Canadian Football Hall of Fame inductee and former Hamilton star defensive lineman Grover Covington. Christian was a standout at Vancouver College, helping the Fighting Irish capture the 2010 BC High School championship while also earning Provincial Defensive MVP honours that season.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2024
BC 6 11 0 2 0 0 0
Total
6 11 0 2 0 0 0

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-09
1 TOR 1 0 0 0 0 0
06-15
2 CGY 2 0 1 0 0 0
06-22
3 WPG 3 0 0 0 0 0
06-28
4 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0
07-07
5 HAM 3 0 0 0 0 0
07-13
6 SSK 2 0 1 0 0 0
Total
11 0 2 0 0 0

Player Transactions

DATE TEAM ACTION STATUS