Calvin Johnson appears on this week’s national cover of Sports Illustrated; Alabama’s Josh Chapman on a Southeast regional coverPosted: October 4, 2011
Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson appears on the national cover of this week’s Oct. 10, 2011, issue of Sports Illustrated, on newsstands Wednesday. In addition, Alabama nosetackle Josh Chapman appears on a regional cover that will appear in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky. Below is the last time each team appeared on the cover and how many appearances they’ve had overall.
- Lions: Nov. 11, 2002 (Joey Harrington); 11th appearance
- Alabama: Aug. 22, 2011 (Trent Richardson); 19th appearance
An additional regional cover touting our 2011-12 NHL Preview will be revealed later this morning. The pink Sports Illustrated logo on this week’s national cover is in acknowledgement of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.