Share “Muskogee's Tramal Ivy finds home at...”

Muskogee's Tramal Ivy finds home at defensive end

ALL-STATE FOOTBALL — Tramal Ivy had a school-record 19 sacks and 77 tackles for the Roughers.
by Jacob Unruh Published: January 5, 2014
Advertisement

Entering the season, it looked like Muskogee's Tramal Ivy would settle in at strong safety.

Then he played linebacker.

Then he played defensive end.

That all resulted in a school-record 19 sacks and 77 tackles for the Roughers, and landed the senior on The Oklahoman's All-State football team as a defensive lineman.

At 6-foot-4 and 215 pounds, Ivy was easily the most athletic player on the field for Muskogee. Coach Josh Blankenship utilized that by even playing him at tight end, where he caught six touchdown passes.

“He's a real big, long and rangy kid,” Blankenship said during the summer. “For him to have the speed and quickness that he does is really impressive. He's relentless.

“Some of his biggest highlights on film are him pursuing and tracking down a ball carrier all the way across the field. He's everything that he's been hyped up to be.”

Ivy was certainly that force during the season, which culminated with a four-sack performance in the final game against Bixby.

Continue reading this story on the...

by Jacob Unruh
Reporter
Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the...
+ show more


Related Multimedia

Related Articles

Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Father who reportedly gave children prescription drugs jailed on neglect charge
  2. 2
    OU football: DeMarco Murray purchased iMacs for the Dallas Cowboys offensive line
  3. 3
    26 Percent Of Young Women Report That They Have Been Stalked Online
  4. 4
    UNC Officials Failed To Stop 18-Year Long Student Athlete Academic Fraud: Report
  5. 5
    New 'Autopsy' Reveals Big Surprises About Boy King
+ show more