At Michigan ... three-year letterman ... appeared in 30 games ... three-time Academic All-Big Ten Conference (2007-08-09) ... special teams contributor ... recorded six special teams stops ... switched from jersey #89 to #83 prior to 2009 spring drills.
Senior/Junior (2009) ... earned third varsity letter ... ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District IV second team ... Academic All-Big Ten ... played in all 12 games ... contributed five special teams tackles ... saw action on special teams vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 5), Notre Dame (Sept. 12) and Eastern Michigan (Sept. 19) ... contributed on special teams vs. Indiana (Sept. 26) and at Michigan State (Oct. 3) ... saw action on special teams at Iowa (Oct. 10) ... recorded a career-best three special teams stops vs. Delaware State (Oct. 17) ... lined up at wide receiver against the Hornets ... made one special teams tackle vs. Penn State (Oct. 24) ... contributed on special teams at Illinois (Oct. 31) ... assisted on one special teams tackle vs. Purdue (Nov. 7) ... played on special teams units at Wisconsin (Nov. 14) and against Ohio State (Nov. 21).
Junior/Sophomore (2008) ... earned second varsity letter ... Big Ten Distnguished Scholar Award ... Academic All-Big Ten Conference ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... played in all 12 games ... contributed on special teams vs. Utah (Aug. 30), Miami (Sept. 6) and at Notre Dame (Sept. 13) ... played special teams in Big Ten opener vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 27) ... contributed on special teams vs. Illinois (Oct. 4), Toledo (Oct. 11), at Penn State (Oct. 18) and against Michigan State (Oct. 25) ... recorded one special teams stop on kick coverage at Purdue (Nov. 1) ... participated on special teams at Minnesota (Nov. 8), vs. Northwestern (Nov. 15) and at Ohio State (Nov. 22).
Sophomore (2007) ... earned first varsity letter ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... played in six games ... played on kick return and punt return squads against Appalachian State (Sept. 1) and Oregon (Sept. 8) ... switched from jersey #29 to #10 prior to the Oregon game ... saw first career action at wide receiver and played special teams vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 15) ... played on kick return and punt return squads in conference opener against Penn State (Sept. 22) ... did not see game action at Northwestern (Sept. 29) or against Eastern Michigan (Oct. 6) ... played as reserve receiver and on special teams units vs. Purdue (Oct. 13) ... saw action at receiver against Minnesota (Oct. 27).
Freshman (2006) ... did not see game action.
Prep ... attended Detroit Catholic Central High School (2006) ... National Honor Society member ... Key Statistics... two-year varsity letterman in football ... Honors and Rankings... named All-League, All-Catholic, All-Conference, All-Area and All-Metro as a senior ... Other Sports... two-year letterman in skiing ... named skiing captain as a senior ... lettered in baseball as a junior ... earned All-Academic Team honors in baseball junior year.
Personal ... Jon Phillip Conover was born February 12, 1988 ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and Arts ... undeclared major.
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