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Eddie Lee Ivery
Date of birth: (1957-07-30) July 30, 1957 (age 57)
Place of birth: McDuffie County, Georgia
Career information
Position(s): RB
College: Georgia Tech
NFL Draft: 1979 / Round: 1
Organizations
As player:
1979-1986 Green Bay Packers
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Eddie Lee Ivery (born July 30, 1957) is a former professional American football player.

Early years through college[edit]

Ivery was born in McDuffie County, Georgia. He played high school football at Thomson High School in Thomson, Georgia. During the 1974 season he rushed for 1,710 yards.[1] He played college football for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team (1975–1978), and was an AP and UPI All-American in his senior season of 1978. Ivery was inducted into the Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame in 1983.[2] He finished 8th in the 1978 Heisman Trophy voting with 11 first place votes, 19 second place votes, 10 third place votes and 81 votes total.[3]

College records and honors[edit]

  • NCAA single game highest average gain per rush-(Min. 26 rushes) - 13.7 vs. Air Force, Nov. 11, 1978[4]
  • Division One single game rushing record- 356 yards vs. Air Force, Nov. 11, 1978
  • Georgia Tech Football single season rushing yards leader- 1,562 yards[5]
  • Georgia Tech 3rd in career (1975–78) rushing yards- 3,517 in 609 attempts and 22 TD.[6]
  • Georgia Tech 4th in career all-purpose yards- 4,324
  • Georgia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame (1983)[7]

Professional career[edit]

Ivery played for eight seasons as a running back with the Green Bay Packers. He was forced to retire after suffering a leg injury.

Life after football[edit]

Since 2000 Ivery has worked as assistant strength coach for Georgia Tech after completing a stint with the McDuffie Board of Education and coaching at Thomson High School, where he played high school football. He completed his degree at Georgia Tech in 1992.[8]

References[edit]



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66 news items

 
OnMilwaukee.com
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 03:31:38 -0800

Thirty years ago, two star Green Bay Packers, wide receiver James Lofton and running back Eddie Lee Ivery were accused of sexually assaulting a dancer in the stairwell of a Milwaukee strip club. The charges were dropped because of insufficient evidence.
 
LomdardiAve
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:35:53 -0700

With 40 days left until the start of the NFL season, our countdown to the big day continues. Thursday, Sept. 4, is the day when the Green Bay Packers travel to Seattle to take on the Super Bowl Champion Seahawks. Over the course of the next 40 days we ...

Dairyland Express

Dairyland Express
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:32:52 -0800

Of the 10 players in FBS history to set or tie the record with at least 350 yards in a game, Gordon's 25 carries are the fewest and his 16.2 yards per carry is far and away the highest—Eddie Lee Ivery rushed for 356 yards on 26 carries for Georgia ...

Lawrence Journal World

Lawrence Journal World
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:08:34 -0800

357 MIKE PRINGLE, CS Fullerton vs. New Mexico St., Nov. 4, 1989. 357 REUBEN MAYES, Washington St. vs. Oregon, Oct. 27, 1984. 356 EDDIE LEE IVERY, Georgia Tech vs. Air Force, Nov. 11, 1978. 350 ERIC ALLEN, Michigan St. vs. Purdue, Oct. 30, 1971.
 
From The Rumble Seat
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:41:15 -0800

And with that touchdown, Lavette became only the second player in the history of the series to score a touchdown in four COFH games, joining Tech-great Eddie Lee Ivery. Just three minutes later, Tech extended its lead when John Dewberry called an ...
 
Packers.com
Sat, 21 Apr 2012 11:09:28 -0700

It's 9 a.m. in Georgia, the temperature is already climbing past 65 degrees, and Eddie Lee Ivery has his hands full with the wall of sound that is the Thomson High School girls track team. He is a legend at the Brickyard, the historic field at THS, but ...

Packers.com

Packers.com
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:23:35 -0700

Lacy's 123 receiving yards were the second most by a Green Bay running back since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, trailing only Eddie Lee Ivery's 128 yards at Tampa Bay on Oct. 12, 1980. Lacy became the first Green Bay running back to post a 100-yard ...

FOXSports.com

FOXSports.com
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:06:59 -0800

It goes on and on for the players that have held this particular record: Indiana's Anthony Thompson (377 in 1989); Washington State's Reuben Mayes (357 in 1984); Georgia Tech's Eddie Lee Ivery (356 in 1978); Michigan State's Eric Allen (350 in 1971) or ...
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