|Furman Paladins No. 34
||Class of 2002
|Date of birth
February 6, 1980 |
|Place of birth
||Fort Valley, Georgia
||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
||200 lb (91 kg)
Louis Ivory (born February 6, 1980) is a former American college football running back. He played for Furman.
Ivory was born in Fort Valley, Georgia, where he attended Peach County High School.
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. In his senior year, Ivory rushed for 1,719 yards and 19 touchdowns on 289 carries.
- ^ Little Giants, Sports Illustrated, August 13, 2001, retrieved January 12, 2009.
- ^ Louis Ivory wins the 2000 Walter Payton Award, The Sports Network, retrieved January 24, 2009.
- ^ Louis Ivory Stats, ESPN, retrieved January 24, 2009.