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Former walk-on Kovacs living his dream at Michigan

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer Michigan senior safety Jordan Kovacs says he's living his dream. Kovacs will start the 45th game of his storybook career Saturday when the 20th-ranked Wolverines travel to his home state to play No. 4 Ohio State. He grew up in Curtice, Ohio, about 15 miles southeast of the Michigan state line...
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November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Kovacs reviews the season, looks ahead (video

Michigan senior safety Jordan Kovacs talks to the media about the adversity of the season, the team getting better, how he has become a dependable player coming up as a walk-on and now a four-year starter, playing with the new coaching staff, the progress of Big Will, his favorite memories as a Wolverine, and more.***Video Interview Included***
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Kovacs talks the D vs MSU, Nebraska (video)

Michigan senior safety Jordan Kovacs talks the media as the Wolverines prepare for Nebraska this Saturday. The defensive captain discusses the secondary play versus Michigan State, the secondary focus on not giving up big plays, preparing for QB Taylor Martinez and the rest of the Nebraska offensive skill players, digesting pre snap plays, and more.***
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Extra Points: Michigan Football vs Illinois preview

Gerald FordMichigan Football will host Illinois on Saturday afternoon. Kick off is scheduled for 3:35 and the game will be televised on ABC/ESPN. For the game preview click here: Michigan Football Game Preview vs Illinois for the Extra Points read on.Michigan will honor Gerald Ford on Saturday. The 38th President of the United States, Ford was also a standout on the gridiron for...
October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Kovacs goes from walk-on to Michigan captain

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Jordan Kovacs wanted to be Rudy. He's gotten a lot more than that. Four years after finishing high school without a single scholarship offer, Kovacs is the unquestioned leader of Michigan's defense, a team captain and one of the best safeties in college football. "It is a huge honor, and I said that to my teammates right after they made the announcement...
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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Team 133 Captains: Denard Robinson & Jordan Kovacs

Pretty much everyone saw this one coming. Denard was an obvious choice for offense, and you won't find a much better choice than Jordan Kovacs for the defense. Denard was the QB that nobody wanted. RichRod gave him a chance and he proved himself worthy of the starting role.  For Jorban...from unknown freshman walk-on to starter to senior captain. A great story for one of...
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August 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Michigan Football news: renovations and preseason watch lists

Team 133, otherwise known as the 2012 Michigan Wolverines will commence fall practice on August 6th. Brady Hoke and his band of conquering heroes will kick-off the season on September 1st at Cowboys Stadium against the Alabama Crimson Tide. After that epic tilt, Michigan will return home to face Air Force (9/8) and UMass (9/15) before heading to South Bend for a night game against...
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Welcome to the Fallout: Jordan Kovacs, David Pinland, recruiting news, and more.

(Welcome to the Fallout is the SWRT off-season weekend wrap-up of college football related news.) Smoked on the Water. Michigan safety Jordan Kovacs talks about the Wolverine seniors getting a sampling on Navy SEALs physical training directly from the SEALs themselves as part of a senior class trip to southern California. (The Detroit Free Press) To the Piland Station. ...
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June 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles: Michigan State, the "sons" of Hayden Fry, Jordan Kovacs, and more.

(Big Tentacles is the SWRT look at the Big Ten, its sway over the college football landscape and that school in South Bend it not-so-secretly covets.)  Dinner and a Football Team. Off Tackle Empire combines a profile of the 2012 Nebraska football program with a impeccable Cornhusker-themed dinner, featuring lots of dishes with corn. (Off Tackle Empire) Something To Be...
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May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Michigan's Kovacs already eyes opener vs. Alabama

Even though Michigan is yet to play its spring game and its opener is almost five months away, safety Jordan Kovacs can't help but let his mind wander to the Sept. 1 game against defending national champion Alabama. Kovacs said Tuesday that the game against the Crimson Tide at Cowboys Stadium in Texas will let the Wolverines know right away how they stack up against the best...
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April 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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