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    Mario Ivy
    95 Mario Ivy
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Edwardsville, Ill.

    High School:
    Edwardsville

    Last College:
    Ellsworth JC

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 225

    Position:
    Linebacker

    Birthdate:
    06/19/1980

    Experience:
    3 to play 2

    Junior College Highlights: Was a first-team all-region and all-conference honoree at Ellsworth Junior College under Coach Chad Haynes ? Named the conference?s defensive MVP ? Second-team All-American.

    High School Highlights Earned letters in track and football at Edwardsville High School under Coach Tim Dougherty ? Named second-team all-state and first team all-conference ? St. Louis Post-Dispatch all-area team ? Garnered defensive Most Valuable Player honors in all-star game after recording 11 tackles and two sacks.

    Personal: Full name is Mario Antoinne Ivy ? Born on June 19, 1980 in East St. Louis, Ill. ? The son of Willie and Annie Jones ? Cousin, LaPhonso Ellis, plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves ? Another cousin is Ed ?Too Tall? Jones ? Favorite athlete is Dick Butkus because he was feared by everyone ? Hobby is playing the drums and plans on majoring in music.

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