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TaRon Covington
TaRon  Covington
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Coffeyville, KS

High School:
Coffeyville JC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
Defensive Back


2004
Was a disruptive force in the North Texas secondary, tying for fourth in the Sun Belt in fumble recoveries ... Started in all but one game in his first season with the Mean Green ... Totaled 39 tackles, two tackles for loss and one interception ... One of the vocal leaders of the defense that was first in the conference in turnover margin (+13) ... Had four tackles, a sack, forced and recovered a fumble and had the game clinching interception against Middle Tennessee ... Returned a fumble 100 yards for a touchdown against Utah State.

Coffeyville CC
Named to the Jayhawk Conference all-conference team as a second-team selection at defensive back in 2003 ... Considered a true cover corner ... Was one of the Jayhawk Conference’s best defenders ... Max Emfinger ranked Covington as one of the top junior college corners in the country ... Rivals.com listed Covington as a three-star recruit, the 14th-ranked junior college defensive back and the 58th best junior college player in the country ... Covington’s Red Raider squad was ranked as the eighth-best junior college program in the country and participated in the Red River Bowl ... Coached by Jeff Leiker. Personal: Son of Richelle White ... Born May 30, 1984.

North Texas Mean Green