AT TECH: Running back and wide receiver whose career was cut short by multiple knee injuries . . . Earned playing time on special teams in 2004 after missing two years with knee injuries . . . Reserve wide receiver who moved to tailback late in the season following injuries to other backs . . . Saw his only action at tailback in Tech's win over Syracuse in the Champs Sports Bowl . . . Carried four times for 14 yards . . . Also returned two kickoffs for 53 yards with a long of 33 against the Orange . . . Credited with four tackles on kickoff coverage on the season . . . Injured his knee for the third time in the spring of 2005 and gave up football . . . Orginally suffered a knee injury in the summer of 2002 and missed the entire season . . . Injured the same knee in 2003 and again missed the season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rushed for 1,430 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior as he helped lead Chamberlain High to the Class 5A state championship game . . . Received the Guy Toph Award, Hillsborough County's version of the high school Heisman Trophy and the county's oldest athletic award . . . Member of the National Honor Society . . . Coached by Billy Turner.
PERSONAL: Full name is Eddie Lee Ivery, Jr. . . . Born March 3, 1984 . . . Parents are Anna Ivery and Eddie Lee Ivery, Sr. . . . The son of one of the top players in Georgia Tech history . . . Ivery, Sr., starred at running back for the Jackets from 1975-78, gaining 3,517 yards, and then played 10 years for the Green Bay Packers; he is now on staff at Tech as an assistant strength and conditioning coach . . . Majoring in Management . . . Graduated in December of 2005.
CAREER STATISTICS Rushing G-GS Att Yds Avg TD LP KR Yds LP Tackles 2004 9-0 4 14 3.5 0 7 2 53 33 2-2-4