American Football Database
Louis Ivory
Furman PaladinsNo. 34
Running back Class of 2002
Major: N/A
Date of birth: (1980-02-06) February 6, 1980 (age 41)
Place of birth: Fort Valley, Georgia
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Weight: 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
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Louis Ivory is a former American college football running back. He played for Furman.

Early life

Ivory was born in Fort Valley, Georgia. Georgia and attended Peach County High School in Fort Valley, Georgia

College career

Ivory grew up 140 miles from Division I-AA (now known as Division I FCS) powerhouse Georgia Southern, which did not recruit him. He instead attended rival Furman University. In 2000, Ivory recorded 2,079 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns on 286 carries.

As a junior, he received the 2000 Walter Payton Award for the most outstanding player in Division I-AA.[1][2] In his senior year, Ivory rushed for 1,719 yards and 19 touchdowns on 289 carries.[3]


  1. Little Giants, Sports Illustrated, 13 August 2001, retrieved 12 January 2009.
  2. Louis Ivory wins the 2000 Walter Payton Award , The Sports Network, retrieved 24 January 2009.
  3. Louis Ivory Stats, ESPN, retrieved 24 January 2009.

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