Britain Covey (born March 18, 1997) is an American football wide receiver and return specialist for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Utah and was signed by the Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2022.
Covey grew up in Provo, Utah, and attended Timpview High School, where he played two years at quarterback and led his team to a 26–0 record. He totaled 4492 passing yards and threw for 56 touchdowns, while also making 2904 rushing yards and scoring 44 touchdowns as a runner.
He finished his high school career fourth all-time in Utah touchdowns (with 111), despite only playing two years as a starter. He was twice the Utah Valley Football Player of the Year and led Timpview to back-to-back state championships. Covey made nearly 7,400 yards of total offense at the school.
Covey committed to the University of Utah, and as a true freshman started eight games and appeared in twelve. He led Utah with 43 catches for 519 yards with four touchdown catches, and was the conference leader in receiving yards per game, total receiving yards, catches per game, touchdown catches and overall receptions, being named honorable mention All-Pac-12.
He also played on special teams, leading the team with 916 all-purpose yards and being named first-team Freshman All-American by Sporting News and Scout.com for his work as a punt returner. Covey was named a freshman All-America receiver by Pro Football Focus.
After going unselected in the 2022 NFL Draft, Covey was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent. He was waived on August 30, 2022, and signed to the practice squad the next day. He was elevated to the active roster for their week one game against the Detroit Lions, and made his NFL debut in the match, returning two punts for 13 yards. Covey was signed to the active roster on October 1.
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