Stephen Covey Athlete Profile | The Official Site of BYU Athletics

Stephen Covey Athlete Profile

#12 Stephen Covey

Stephen Covey
Position: Wide Receiver Height: 5-11 Weight: 188 Roster Years: 2005 | 2008-2010 Hometown: Provo, UT Last School: Timpview High School


  • Parents are Stephen and Jeri Covey
  • Grandson of acclaimed author Stephen R. Covey
  • Born in Dallas, Texas
  • One of five children
  • Served a church mission in St. Louis, Missouri (2005-2007)
  • Eagle Scout
  • Majoring in business
  • Recruited by Utah State, Utah, Arizona and Colorado
  • Married to wife Emily.

Before BYU

  • Earned Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune 4-A MVP honors as a senior
  • A Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune All-State selection
  • A two-time Daily Herald Utah Valley Player of the Year
  • Led the T'Birds to a 22-3 record as the starting quarterback over two seasons, including a 12-1 record as a senior
  • Led Timpview to the 4-A State Championship in 2004
  • A three-year letterwinner for the T'Birds
  • Two-time Timpview HS team MVP
  • Completed 143 of 231 attempts for 2,503 yards and 31 touchdowns as a senior
  • Credited with 120 carries for 958 yards and 11 rushing touchdowns
  • Posted a Timpview HS record 192.01 quarterback rating in 2004 completed 110 or 198 attempts for 1,701 yards as a junior
  • Credited with 20 touchdown passes in 2003
  • Had 168 carries for 1,163 yards and 11 rushing touchdowns
  • Also lettered in soccer and track
  • A member of the district champion 4x100-meter relay team

2005 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted as a true freshman
  • Saw action on the scout team at defensive back

2008 | Freshman Year

  • Academic All-MWC
  • Valuable member of the scout team

2009 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Saw action in the Utah State and UNLV games