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Eddie Lee Ivery

American football player from United States of America

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.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1957-07-30
Place of birth
McDuffie County
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
American football player

Education

Institution From To
Georgia Institute of Technology
Thomson High School

Athlete facts

Sports
American football

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