Houston Texans tight end Garrett Graham (88) takes a 33-yard touchdown reception past Miami Dolphins safety Jordan Kovacs (44) and Don Jones (36) in this Aug. 17 photo.
Jordan Kovacs is one step closer to the National Football League.
In a text message to the Blade, the Clay and Michigan graduate said he expects to be signed to the Miami Dolphins' practice squad after he clears waivers.
NFL teams must trim their rosters to 53 players by 6 p.m. today.
"Very good situation, and they think I'll be on the active roster soon," Kovacs wrote.
Kovacs, a safety, signed with the Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in April. He was a captain at Michigan who began with the Wolverines as a walk-on.