Eddie Lee Ivery American Football Running back

Eddie Lee Ivery (born July 30, 1957) is a former professional American football player. 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. 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. 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. Ivery played for eight seasons as a running back with the Green Bay Packers. He was forced to retire after suffering a leg injury. 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.

Personal details

Date of birth
July 30th, 1957
Place of birth
McDuffie County
United States of America
Places lived
McDuffie County
pop. 21,565 (2013)


1. Georgia Institute of Technology Colleges/University

The Georgia Institute of Technology (commonly called Georgia Tech, Tech, and GT) is a public research university in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. It is a part of the University System of Georgia and has satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia; Metz, France; Athlone, Ireland; Shanghai, China; and Singapore.

Institution info

Type Public university
2013. 1.11 bil. $
2012. 1.61 bil. $
2010. 1.44 bil. $
Institution colors
October 13th, 1885
225 North Ave Admin Bldg, 30332 - Atlanta, Georgia
2012. 14,527
2010. 13,750
2009. 13,516
2012. 7,030
2010. 6,970
Acceptance rate
2014. 33.0 %
2012. 54.9 %
2010. 52.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 10.7 K $
2011. 9.65 K $
2010. 8.72 K $
2009. 7.51 K $
2008. 6.04 K $
Official web page www.gatech.edu
Wikipedia article
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People attended Georgia Institute of Technology connected by profession and/or age

b. 1955., American Football Running back
b. 1989., American Football Running back
b. 1976., American Football Running back
b. 1981., American Football Running back
b. 1982., American Football Running back
b. 1906., American Football Running back
b. 1944., American Football Running back
b. 1941., American Football Running back

2. Thomson High School High school

Thomson High School (THS), is a public high school located in Thomson, Georgia, USA. It is the only high school in the McDuffie County School District.

Type High school
1160 Whiteoak Road, 30824 - Thomson, Georgia
Official web page www.mcduffie.k12.ga.us
Wikipedia article

People attended Thomson High School connected by profession and/or age

b. 1982., American Football Linebacker


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