Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#25 Adrian McCovy
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 223
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lakewood, Calif.
High School: Lakewood HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Arizona: 3L... McCovy figures as the starting strongside linebacker in 2008... Missed the final eight games in 2007 with a back injury... Had three tackles in a backup role and on the kick ocverage unit... Played in 11 games and contributed 15 tackles in 2006, including shared sacks against Stephen F. Austin and Stanford... Started at middle linebacker and had a career-high five tackles against UCLA... One of the Cats' true freshmen lettermen in 2005... Gained 20 pounds from his fall '05 reporting weight... Exuberant player who contributed in all 11 games and as a special teams regular his freshman year... Finished with seven tackles, including two sacks... Season-high three hits and one sack at Oregon State... Was an 11th-hour commitment to the class of 2005, one of the Southland's top linebacking prospects.

High School: Lakewood, Calif., High, 2005... Named First-Team Best in the West by the Long Beach Press Telegram ... SuperPrep All-America as No. 27 LB prospect, and No. 28 overall All-Farwest...PrepStar All-West region honors... Los Angeles Times All-Star Football Team (top 22)... Los Angeles Times all-region defense, Southeast/South Coast... Cal-Hi Sports second-team All-State all classes, first team Division I...Team-high 100 tackles for Division I semifinalists Lakewood, four sacks, a fumble recovery and a blocked field goal... 4-star, No. 29 linebacker prospect... No. 40 LB...

Personal: Academic major is sociology... Date of birth: July 7, 1987...

McCovy's Career Totals
Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Other 2005 11-0 6 1 7 2.0-3 2 SK 2006 11-1 9 6 15 1.0-6 1 SK 2007 4-0 0 3 3 - - Totals 26-1 15 10 25 3.0-9 3 SK