Alabama's opportunistic offense overcame a Hilltoppers defense that was stacked to stifle the Crimson Tide rushing game as quarterback AJ McCarron threw four touchdown passes in an efficient performance.
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Has played in 12 games (one start), with 21 tackles, a QB hurry and fumble recovery. Michigan: Solo tackle vs. No. 8 Wolverines. Western Kentucky: First career start ... recovered a fumble and forced QB hurry. Arkansas: Registered solo tackle in shutout win. Florida Atlantic: Assisted on one tackle. Mississippi State: Assisted on two tackles and helped hold Bulldogs to 47 yards rushing. LSU: Assisted on season-high five tackles during key win. Texas A&M: Assisted on three tackles. Western Carolina: Four tackles, one for loss of three yards. Auburn: Totaled three tackles (two solo) in Iron Bowl win. Georgia: Assisted on one tackle in SEC title-game win. Notre Dame: Came off the bench to record one solo tackle in a 42-14 win over the Irish.
2011 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Ivory has played in four games as a reserve defensive lineman ... recorded at least one tackle in three of the four contests. Kent State: Made an assisted tackle against the Golden Flashes in his first career game. Vanderbilt: Assisted on a tackle in the shutout win against the Commodores. Georgia Southern: Made his biggest contribution of the season, tallying three tackles against the Eagles.
2010 (REDSHIRT): He redshirted during his first year at the Capstone.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Brandon Ivory was a late commit to the Crimson Tide's 2010 signing class ... a big, run-stuffing nose guard that should be a perfect fit in Alabama's 3-4 defensive scheme ... a three-star lineman ... ranked 73rd among defensive linemen by Rivals.com ... registered 45 tackles at East High School in Memphis, Tenn., in 2009 for head coach Marcus Wimberly ... chose Alabama over Memphis and Southern Mississippi.