(5'9, 160) has spent the last few months rehabbing after suffering a heal injury last season. The process has been tough but wait is over. He received clearance to start working out in early February. On Sunday afternoon, he hit the practice field for the first time as he prepares for this week's Badger/New Level Athletics 7on7 Passing Camp in Las Vegas.
"I couldn't sleep [Saturday] night," said Ivy.
The camp will feature a collection of the best talent in the Western Unite States competing in a passing tournament. This year, a team comprised of Central Cali players will contend for the tournament title. Along with Ivy, three-star quarterback Cody Kessler, three-star safety Jerry Haymon, and many others will represent the Valley in Vegas.
Ivy missed most of his junior season playing in only three and a half games. Nonetheless, he's sent out game film to colleges and a few others have requested his junior film.
"Arizona State is requesting film," he said. "Fresno State and Washington State liked it."
Ivy can play either side of the ball. Most schools project him as a defensive back, but a few see him playing on offense.
One of the more intriguing schools recruiting Ivy as a running back is SEC member Vanderbilt. "Last year, me and Eric [Kendricks] sent film to Vanderbilt," said Ivy. "They contacted me that week. They've been talking to me about coming out for a visit but they want me to improve my SAT score."
Ivy scored a 1070 on the three-part SAT during his sophomore year. He's on pace to complete all his necessary core classes, but he plans to retake his SAT this spring.
"I took the [SAT] when I was younger," added Ivy. "I know a bit more now. My [head] Coach [Pat] Plummer says with my score and GPA, I'm already eligible for some schools like Fresno State."
Speaking of the Bulldogs, Fresno State head coach Pat Hill is targeting the talented athlete to play corner. As well, Hill's son is an assistant coach at Hoover. "I talked to Coach [Mike] Hill all the time," Ivy said of his high school position coach.
Ivy took an official visit to Fresno State last spring, and he plans to camp there this summer. "There's a good chance they'll offer me if I do well at their camp," he added.
Meantime, Ivy is anxious to compete. "We got a good team going to Vegas," he said.
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