Ahman Covington: 6’1 202 Outside Linebacker
Instinctive player. Lays big hit on quarterbacks. A force on defense. Reads plays well and attacks the ballcarrier. Hard-hitter and very physical. Tracks the ball well. Attacks the quarterback with aggression. Very fast and agile, which allows him to beat offensive lineman. Consistently in the backfield making plays via sacks or tackles for loss. Does not get confused on option plays. Brings pressure to every play. Attacks ballcarrier and leaves his mark. Fast and physical whether lined up at defensive end or at linebacker. Plays in coverage well. Recognizes pass plays and deflects passes well. Makes blocks on special teams to help his team get in field position. Makes tackles on special teams and does well in one-on-one situations.
Ahman Covington will be a name to watch in the coming years. Definitely a force on the field, and gives opposing offenses nightmares. He plays for Gainesville High School in Gainesville, Florida, and is the teammate of Quinton Daniels, who we have previously written on.