IRA HILLARY
Wide Receiver
1981-1984
Edgefield, SC
Prior Schools
SchoolLocation
Strom Thurmond Edgefield, SC

Roster Listings
YearRosterNumPosHtWtYrGmsGS
1981 1981 Media Guide B 5-11 180 Fr
1981 Clemson 1981 48 SE 5-11 185 Fr 3 3
1982 1982 Media Guide 1 WR 5-11 185 So
1982 1982 Progam vs Duke 1 WR 5-11 185 So 5 5
1983 1983 Media Guide 1 WR 5-11 187 Jr
1983 Program vs Notre Dame 1 WR 5-11 187 Jr 2 2
1984 Program vs Florida State 1 WR 5-10 187 Sr
1984 Gator Bowl Media Guide 1 WR 5-10 187 Sr 3 3
Depth Chart Appearances
DescriptionPositionRank
9/26/1981 vs. Georgia Split End 2nd String
10/17/81 vs Virginia Split End Starter
10/24/81 vs North Carolina Split End Starter
1982 Media Guide Kick Off Returns 2nd String
1982 Media Guide Split End Starter
11/20/82 vs. Clemson Split End 2nd String
1983 Media Guide Flanker Starter
1984 Gator Bowl vs Oklahoma State Flanker Starter
Gamecock Archives Article Mentions
Article
Gamecocks In The Pros (Stat Register)
Top Ten : Wide Receivers (1975-2005)
Honors
AwardYear
1980 Shrine Bowl
Rushing
YearAttYdsAvgTD
1981 5 -9 -1.8 0
1982 4 25 6.3 0
1983 2 -3 -1.5 0
1984 4 12 3.0 0
Tot 15 25 1.7 0
Rushing from Play-by-Play
YearAttYdsAvg1DNeg RushNR%Stuff%10+ Yds10+ %20+ Yds3D Conv%TD
1984 3 13 4.3 1 1 33.33 33.3 1 33.3 0 0
Receiving
YearRecYdsAvgTD
1981 14 248 17.7 2
1982 19 332 17.5 2
1983 30 422 14.1 1
1984 27 564 20.9 3
Tot 90 1566 17.4 8
Receiving by QB
YearQBRec Throws Com% Yds 1D TD Success Rate
1981
Gordon Beckham 3 5 60.0 45 2 0 40.00
Terry Bishop 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0.00
1982
Gordon Beckham 2 4 50.0 31 1 0 25.00
Bill Bradshaw 1 3 33.3 19 1 0 33.33
1983
Allen Mitchell 11 20 55.0 192 7 0 45.00
1984
Allen Mitchell 14 25 56.0 219 8 1 52.00
Mike Hold 10 19 52.6 252 6 0 52.63
Quinton Lewis 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0.00
Success Rate and Adjusted Yds
Year Pass Plays Pass SR Pass SPP Rush Plays Rush SR Rush SPP Rec Plays Rec SR Rec SPP Tot SPP AdjYds
1983 0 0 0 0 3 66.67 25.3 25.3 11
1984 0 0 3 66.67 2.25 44 50.00 87.06 89.31 241.5
Defense
YearSoloAstTklTFLSacksIntPBUQBHFRFFBK
1982 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Tot 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Kickoff Returns
YearRetYdsAvgTD
1982 11 230 20.9 0
1984 1 3 3.0 0
Tot 12 233 19.4 0
Punt Returns
YearRetYdsAvgTD
1982 14 134 9.6 0
Tot 14 134 9.6 0
Games Started
DateOpponentPosition
1981-10-17 Virginia Split End
1981-10-24 North Carolina Split End
1981-11-21 Clemson Split End
1982-09-04 Pacific Split End
1982-09-11 Richmond Split End
1982-09-18 Duke Split End
1982-10-02 Cincinnati Split End
1982-10-23 Louisiana State Split End
1983-09-03 North Carolina Flanker
1983-10-08 Notre Dame Flanker
1984-09-08 Citadel Flanker
1984-11-10 Florida State Flanker
1984-11-24 Clemson Flanker
Single Game Rushing Stats
SeasonGame DateOpponentAttYdsTD
1982 1982-09-11 Richmond 1 19 0
1982-10-02 Cincinnati 1 2 0
1982-10-23 Louisiana State 1 14 0
1982-10-30 North Carolina State 1 -10 0
1983 1983-09-03 North Carolina 1 -13 0
1983-10-08 Notre Dame 1 10 0
1984 1984-09-29 Georgia 1 6 0
1984-10-20 Notre Dame 1 11 0
1984-11-10 Florida State 1 -4 0
1984-11-17 Navy 1 -1 0
Single Game Receiving Stats
SeasonGame DateOpponentRecYdsTD
1981 1981-09-12 Mississippi 1 11 0
1981-10-03 Pittsburgh 3 85 1
1981-10-10 Kentucky 2 27 0
1981-10-24 North Carolina 3 45 0
1981-11-07 Pacific 3 58 1
1981-11-21 Clemson 1 11 0
1981-12-05 Hawaii 1 11 0
1982 1982-09-04 Pacific 1 10 0
1982-09-11 Richmond 2 38 0
1982-09-18 Duke 3 56 0
1982-09-25 Georgia 1 24 0
1982-10-02 Cincinnati 1 57 1
1982-10-16 Furman 2 14 0
1982-10-23 Louisiana State 4 82 0
1982-10-30 North Carolina State 3 36 0
1982-11-06 Florida State 2 15 1
1983 1983-09-03 North Carolina 2 20 0
1983-09-10 Miami (Ohio) 5 96 1
1983-09-17 Duke 5 45 0
1983-09-24 Georgia 3 83 0
1983-10-08 Notre Dame 1 4 0
1983-10-22 Louisiana State 1 21 0
1983-10-29 North Carolina State 6 91 0
1983-11-05 Florida State 4 33 0
1983-11-12 Navy 1 7 0
1983-11-19 Clemson 2 22 0
1984 1984-09-08 Citadel 6 146 1
1984-09-22 Duke 2 11 0
1984-09-29 Georgia 2 87 0
1984-10-13 Pittsburgh 2 19 0
1984-10-27 East Carolina 3 91 1
1984-11-03 North Carolina State 5 40 0
1984-11-10 Florida State 3 74 0
1984-11-17 Navy 1 16 0
1984-11-24 Clemson 1 5 0
1984-12-28 Oklahoma State 2 75 1
Scoring Plays
DateOpponentQtrTimeUSCOppPlay
1981-10-03 Pittsburgh 3 21 42 Ira Hillary, 58-yd pass from Gordon Beckham (Mark Fleetwood kick)
1981-11-07 Pacific 1 7 0 Ira Hillary, 13-yd pass from Gordon Beckham (Mark Fleetwood kick)
1982-10-02 Cincinnati 4 37 10 Ira Hillary, 57-yd pass from Gordon Beckham (Mark Fleetwood kick)
1982-11-06 Florida State 4 20 56 Glenn LeGrande recovers blocked punt in end zone (Ira Hillary pass from Bill Bradshaw)
1982-11-06 Florida State 4 26 56 Ira Hillary, 6-yd pass from Bill Bradshaw (pass failed)
1983-09-10 Miami (Ohio) 4 24 3 Ira Hillary, 23-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (Mark Fleetwood kick)
1984-09-08 Citadel 3 00:51 24 21 Ira Hillary, 50-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (Scott Hagler kick)
1984-10-27 East Carolina 2 12:16 14 10 Ira Hillary, 71-yd pass from Mike Hold (Scott Hagler kick)
1984-12-28 Oklahoma State 3 14 13 Ira Hillary, 57-yd pass from Mike Hold (Scott Hagler kick)
Receptions
YearDateOpponentDownTo GoSideYdlinePlay
1981 1981-10-24 North Carolina 2 9 USC 31 Ira Hillary, 11-yd pass from Gordon Beckham
1981 1981-10-24 North Carolina 2 7 USC 45 Ira Hillary, 21-yd pass from Gordon Beckham
1981 1981-10-24 North Carolina 3 14 UNC 49 Ira Hillary, 13-yd pass from Gordon Beckham
1982 1982-09-25 Georgia 1 10 UGA 30 Ira Hillary, 24-yd pass from Gordon Beckham
1982 1982-10-30 North Carolina State 3 10 USC 39 Ira Hillary, 7-yd pass from Gordon Beckham (E.Williams)
1982 1982-10-30 North Carolina State 1 10 USC 20 Ira Hillary, 19-yd pass from Bill Bradshaw (Greene)
1983 1983-09-24 Georgia 2 10 USC 44 Ira Hillary, 41-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (Tony Flack)
1983 1983-09-24 Georgia 2 10 USC 48 Ira Hillary, 28-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (Dean)
1983 1983-09-24 Georgia 2 8 UGA 24 Ira Hillary, 15-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (Flack)
1983 1983-10-29 North Carolina State 3 20 USC 18 Ira Hillary, 21-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (Wilson)
1983 1983-10-29 North Carolina State 2 13 USC 36 Ira Hillary, 19-yd pass from Allen Mitchell, fumble, recovered by (D.Greene)
1983 1983-10-29 North Carolina State 1 10 USC 39 Ira Hillary, 8-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (John McRorie)
1983 1983-10-29 North Carolina State 3 28 USC 30 Ira Hillary, 18-yd pass from Allen Mitchell
1983 1983-10-29 North Carolina State 1 10 USC 19 Ira Hillary, 3-yd pass from Allen Mitchell
1983 1983-10-29 North Carolina State 1 10 USC 15 Ira Hillary, 17-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (John McRorie)
1983 1983-11-19 Clemson 2 1 USC 39 Ira Hillary, 15-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (Eldridge Milton, Henry Walls)
1983 1983-11-19 Clemson 2 9 CLM 33 Ira Hillary, 7-yd pass from Allen Mitchell
1984 1984-09-08 Citadel 2 6 USC 37 Ira Hillary, 7-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (Walters)
1984 1984-09-08 Citadel 1 10 USC 32 Ira Hillary, 26-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (Pressley)
1984 1984-09-08 Citadel 3 7 USC 40 Ira Hillary, 43-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (David Lambert)
1984 1984-09-08 Citadel 1 10 50 Ira Hillary, 50-yd pass from Allen Mitchell, touchdown
1984 1984-09-08 Citadel 1 10 USC 21 Ira Hillary, 12-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (Albert Pressley)
1984 1984-09-08 Citadel 2 4 USC 23 Ira Hillary, 6-yd pass from Allen Mitchell
1984 1984-09-22 Duke 1 10 USC 34 Ira Hillary, 8-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (Dewayne Terry, Bob Calamari)
1984 1984-09-22 Duke 1 10 USC 42 Ira Hillary, 3-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (Jody Branion)
1984 1984-09-29 Georgia 2 8 USC 16 Ira Hillary, 25-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (Jeff Sanchez)
1984 1984-09-29 Georgia 1 10 USC 32 Ira Hillary, 62-yd pass from Mike Hold (Willis)
1984 1984-10-13 Pittsburgh 2 10 PIT 42 Ira Hillary, 12-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (Wiley)
1984 1984-10-13 Pittsburgh 1 10 USC 36 Ira Hillary, 7-yd pass from Mike Hold (Bill Callahan)
1984 1984-10-27 East Carolina 1 10 USC 29 Ira Hillary, 71-yd pass from Mike Hold, touchdown
1984 1984-10-27 East Carolina 1 10 USC 29 Ira Hillary, 7-yd pass from Mike Hold
1984 1984-10-27 East Carolina 3 3 USC 36 Ira Hillary, 13-yd pass from Mike Hold
1984 1984-11-03 North Carolina State 1 10 USC 31 Ira Hillary, 7-yd pass from Allen Mitchell
1984 1984-11-03 North Carolina State 1 10 50 Ira Hillary, 7-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (N.Jones, Bush)
1984 1984-11-03 North Carolina State 1 10 USC 20 Ira Hillary, 7-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (N.Jones)
1984 1984-11-03 North Carolina State 1 10 USC 14 Ira Hillary,12-yd pass from Mike Hold (N.Jones)
1984 1984-11-03 North Carolina State 1 10 USC 22 Ira Hillary, 7-yd pass from Mike Hold
1984 1984-11-10 Florida State 1 10 USC 20 Ira Hillary, 6-yd pass from Allen Mitchell (Brian Allen)
1984 1984-11-10 Florida State 2 11 USC 13 Ira Hillary, 24-yd pass from Mike Hold (Riley)
1984 1984-11-10 Florida State 1 10 USC 49 Ira Hillary, 44-yd pass from Mike Hold
1984 1984-11-24 Clemson 2 8 USC 37 Ira Hillary, 5-yd pass from Mike Hold (Eldridge Milton)