Jordan Kovacs enrolled at the University of Michigan without any promise of playing football. He underwent two student body tryouts before making the team. He then went on to become the heart and soul of the Wolverines, as well as their captain and eventual MVP.
This kid is full of passion and character. He's a special player with a special future.
Here are video highlights for former Michigan strong safety, Jordan Kovacs.
This is a biographical video about how Jordan Kovacs came to play for Michigan.
It's an incredible story. He followed in his father's footsteps as a walk-on, overcame a serious knee injury and went through multiple student body tryouts.
This kid's whole journey has been uphill, but he's endured. Now, he's ready for the professional stage.
In this clip, Michigan's secondary coach Curt Mallory and safety Thomas Gordon talk about Kovacs' leadership qualities.
In between the commentary, you'll see highlights of Kovacs' monster tackling. This kid is sensational, both as a player and as a leader. He leads by example.
This video puts Jordan Kovacs' athleticism in the spotlight.
Kovacs is generally known for his his work ethic, his passionate persistence and his tackling. His athleticism usually winds up taking a backseat to those virtues. It's an underrated element of his game.
When you watch the highlights in this video, you'll see that Kovacs' athletic prowess is really one of his defining traits.
This kid has the physical ability to excel in the NFL.
This video puts Jordan Kovacs' tenacity as a defensive back on display.
Kovacs is a savvy defender. Take a look at his graceful movements. He has a nose for the ball, which he blends with tremendous extension and explosiveness.
This video will show you why Jordan Kovacs is such a beloved figure amongst Michigan fans.
He's a chronic overachiever, who actually achieves what he sets out to do. He takes pride in everything he does. He's the embodiment of what every coach and every fan craves in a young player.
This kid has the golden touch.