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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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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.
 
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 ...

ESPN Wisconsin

ESPN Wisconsin
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:29:20 -0700

(Only Eddie Lee Ivery, with 128 receiving yards at Tampa Bay on Oct. 12, 1980, had more.) “That's what you're looking for. You're looking for the complete player that he is,” McCarthy said as his players scattered about the country for their bye week ...

Washington State Athletics

Washington State Athletics
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 16:48:45 -0700

Mayes broke the mark of 356 yards set by Eddie Lee Ivery of Georgia Tech against Air Force in 1978. Mayes carried 39 times and scored on runs of 2, 69 and 12 yards to lead the Cougars to a 50-41 victory against Oregon, Oct. 27, 1984. Mayes, who rushed ...
 
MyNorthwest.com
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:15:00 -0800

There are an NCAA-record 77 punts in the game (39 by Tech and 38 by Centenary). 1978 -- Eddie Lee Ivery rushes for 356 yards to lead Georgia Tech to a 42-21 victory over Air Force. 1981 -- The Minnesota North Stars score eight goals in the second ...

Appleton Post Crescent

Appleton Post Crescent
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:11:15 -0800

There are an NCAA-record 77 punts in the game (39 by Tech, 38 by Centenary). 1978 — Eddie Lee Ivery rushes for 356 yards to lead Georgia Tech to a 42-21 victory over Air Force. 1981 — The Minnesota North Stars score eight goals in the second period ...
 
Juneau Empire (subscription)
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:00:00 -0800

There are an NCAA-record 77 punts in the game (39 by Tech, 38 by Centenary). 1978 — Eddie Lee Ivery rushes for 356 yards to lead Georgia Tech to a 42-21 victory over Air Force. 1981 — The Minnesota North Stars score eight goals in the second period ...
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