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Khori Ivy
Retired — #(s) 15, 2
Offensive Specialist
Date of birth: (1978-03-16) March 16, 1978 (age 41)
Place of birth: Boca Raton, Florida
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 218 lb (99 kg)
Arena Football debut
2003 for the Detroit Fury
Career history
College: West Virginia
Undrafted in 2001
 Teams:
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • No notable achievements
Receptions     20
Receiving yards     200
Touchdowns     6
External stats
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Khori Ivy (born March 16, 1978) is a former Arena football Offensive specialist who is now a football coach at the Wide Receiver Academy. He is currently teaching at Don Estridge High Tech Middle School as well as Boca Raton Community High School.[1] He attended Boca Raton High School and played football, basketball and track & field. He then attended West Virginia where he played wide receiver.

Early yearsEdit

Ivy was born in Boca Raton, Florida. He graduated in 1996 from Boca Raton Community High School.

College careerEdit

Ivy was a starter for three years at West Virginia. In his freshman season, 1997, Ivy recorded 19 receptions for 282 yards and a touchdown. In 1998, he recorded 41 receptions for 658 yards and six touchdowns in his first season as a starter. As a junior in 1999, he recorded a career-high 53 receptions for 666 yards and five touchdowns. In his final college season, 2000, Ivy recorded 47 receptions for career-highs 806 yards and seven touchdowns. His best game was against Temple, when he recorded 155 yards. He also had a career-high two touchdowns against Mississippi in the same season, while he had a career-long 64-yard reception again Boston College as a senior as well. He also earned the Big East Academic All-Star Award as a senior and was named team MVP.

He finished his collegiate career ranked second in Mountaineer history for receiving yards (2,412)[2] and third in career receptions (160).[3] Ivy graduated with a degree in physical education.

Professional careerEdit

After going undrafted in the 2001 NFL Draft, Ivy spent time on the practice squads of the New England Patriots and Cincinnati Bengals. He was released by the Bengals on August 27, 2001.[4] Ivy spent time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers but was released.[5]

In 2002, Ivy played in the NFL Europe with the Barcelona Dragons. He ended the season with the Dragons catching 27 passes for 350 yards and two touchdowns for the season.

Ivy began his career in the Arena Football League playing for the Detroit Fury in 2003, but suffered an injury during training camp. He spent some of 2002 on the Pittsburgh Steelers practice squad.[6] Ivy attended the Cris Carter FAST Program.[7] He went to the Steelers 2003 training camp[8] and suffered a pre-season concussion from a helmet-to-helmet hit by Dallas Cowboys strong safety Darren Woodson.[9] He was cut on September 1, 2003.[10]

On October 22, 2004 Ivy signed a three year contract with the Los Angeles Avengers.[11] He recorded 200 yards on 20 receptions for 6 touchdowns in 2005.

In 2006, Ivy played for the Utah Blaze, however on January 22, 2006 he was waived.[12]In 2012 Heliked the Obama style and Mitt Romney Style.

Coaching careerEdit

In 2007, Ivy became the wide receivers coach at Boca Raton Community High School.[1]
In 2010, Ivy became the wide receivers coach at Park Vista Community High School in Lake Worth, FL

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