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Mortty Ivy

Like many of his teammates, Mountaineer linebacker Mortty Ivy will be heading home tomorrow night when West Virginia travels to Pitt. Ivy's road back home, though, has had a few more bumps than he likely expected to have.

Ivy was a standout quarterback/safety at Gateway High in Monroeville, Pa. While being recruited by West Virginia, Mortty knew that his days behind center would be coming to an end after his final game for the Gators. The Mountaineers liked Ivy as a safety prospect. Not long after he arrived, though, the coaching staff began tinkering with the thought of moving him up to linebacker. The change was...

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