MCGOVERN AT A GLANCE:
• A three-year starter along the offensive line who appeared in 49 games (40 starts) for the University of Missouri, helping the team to two SEC East Division Championships.
• Opened all 12 games of his senior season in 2015 at left tackle.
• Started 14 games as a junior in 2014, opening the first four games at right tackle before moving inside to right guard for the final 10 contests.
• Began his streak of 40 consecutive starts the first game of his sophomore season, opening all 14 games at right guard.
• Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2012 and ‘13.
• Attended Shanley High School in Fargo, N.D., where he led his school to two state titles and was named the North Dakota Gatorade Player of the Year.
• Selected by the Broncos in the fifth round (144th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.
2015: McGovern started all 12 games for the University of Missouri at left tackle... Set school weight-room records in the squat (690 pounds for five repetitions).
2014: McGovern opened all 14 games for Missouri, starting the first four games at right tackle before switching back to right guard for the final 10 contests... Contributed to the team’s second consecutive SEC East Championship.
2013: McGovern started all 14 games for the Tigers at right guard, playing a role in an offense that ranked 16th nationally in total offense (490.7 ypg) and 13th in scoring (39.1 ppg)... Helped the team to its first-ever SEC East title... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second consecutive year.
2012: McGovern appeared in nine contests as a true freshman, seeing action at guard and on kick protection units... Named to the 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2011: McGovern redshirted as a true freshman at Missouri.
HIGH SCHOOL: McGovern was named the North Dakota Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior after helping Shanley High School in Fargo, N.D., to its second consecutive state championship... Earned first-team all-state honors on offense as a senior in addition to all-state accolades on offense and defense his junior campaign... Racked up 89 tackles, three sacks and two forced fumbles on defense as a senior, while notching 49 stops and three sacks as a junior... Lettered in weightlifting and wrestling for two seasons.
PERSONAL: McGovern majored in agricultural economics at Missouri... Connor McGovern was born on April 27, 1993, in Fargo, N.D.
Fifth-round pick Connor McGovern talks about joining the Broncos and reuniting with former Missouri teammate Shane Ray, one of his biggest challengers in the Tigers' weight room.
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