Clemson Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Class


Clemson, SC A 10-person class that features five All-Americans,two National Champions, three ACC 50-Year Anniversary team members, a two-timeACC Coach of the Year, and one of the school's best two-sport athletes will beinducted into the Clemson Athletic Hall of Fame October 11-12.{} Bill D'Andrea, executive director of theTiger Lettermen's Association, made the announcement on Tuesday. The class willbe honored the weekend of Clemson's football game with Boston College.{}

{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{} Thelist of inductees includes Brentson Buckner and Terrence Flagler,two of Clemson's top football players of their respective eras who went on toplay in the Super Bowl at the NFL level.{}Women's track athletes Michelle Burgher and Cydonie Mothersill,who both claimed National Championship hardware, will be honored.{} Men's track athlete Julius Ogaro, theonly Clemson track athlete to win the 5,000 meters, 10,000 meters and 3000meter steeplechase in the same ACC meet, and three-time All-ACC volleyballplayer Robbin Kibben, also will be honored.


{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{} CliffEllis, the only Clemson men's basketball coach to win ACC Coach of the Yearhonors and the coach of Clemson's 1990 ACC Regular Season Championship team,will be inducted, along with ACC 50-Year Anniversary baseball team member MatthewLeCroy, and ACC 50-Year Anniversary women's basketball team member ChrissyFloyd.


{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{} RayWilliams, a four-year starter and record holder in both football andbaseball during the 1980s who played for legendary coaches Bill Wilhelm andDanny Ford, is also a member of the celebrated class of former Clemsonathletes.

{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{} Belowis a more detailed rundown of each person's career:


BRENTSON BUCKNER, Football, 1990-93

Finished his career ranked in the top-five in Clemsonhistory in tackles for loss (46) and sacks (22)

Starter on the 1991 ACC Championship team

*First-team All-ACC in 1993

Played on three top-25 teams during his Clemson career,1990 (9th), 1991 (17th), and 1993 (22nd)

Named the Peach Bowl Defensive MVP in Clemson's winover Kentucky

Had 85 tackles as a junior and 84 as a senior

Second round pick (50th overall) by the Pittsburgh Steelers inthe 1994 NFL Draft

Played 12 seasons in the NFL

Played in two Super Bowls, one with Pittsburgh Steelers and onewith Carolina Panthers


MICHELLE BURGHER, Track andField, 2001

2001 NationalChampion Outdoor 4x400m Relay

2001All-American Outdoor 4x400m Relay and 4X100 Relay

2001All-American Indoor 4x400m Relay

2001 IAAFWorld Champion 4x400m Relay

2001 Women'sACC Indoor Champion, 4x400m Relay

2001 Women'sACC Outdoor Champion, 400m Hurdles

2001 Women'sACC Outdoor Champion, 4x100m Relay {}and4X400 Relay

2001 All-ACCIndoor, 400m Dash

2001 All-ACCOutdoor, 400m Dash


CLIFF ELLIS, Men's Basketball Head Coach, 1984-94

Finished his career as Clemson's men's basketball winningest coachin history (177).

Coached the Tigers for 10 years and went to eight postseasontournaments, three NCAAs and five NITs

Coached Clemson to the ACC regular season title in 1989-90, thefirst regular season ACC title in school history

Named ACC Coach of the Year twice; 1986-87 and 1989-90, onlyClemson Coach to win the award

His 1986-87 team set a school record for most victories with 25

Set 33 coaching records while at Clemson,

Led the Tigers to 22 victories over top-25 teams in his 10 yearsat Clemson

Currently head coach at Coastal Carolina.


TERRENCE FLAGLER, Football. 1982-86

First-team All-American by the Football WritersAssociation in 1986.

Runner-up ACC Player of the Year, 1986

13th in nation in rushing in 1986 (1258yards), third nationally in yards per carry (6.6)

Scored four touchdowns and had 274 all-purpose runningyards in win over Wake Forest in 1986

Set Clemson regular-season record for rushing yards pergame (107) in 1986

Member of the 1986 ACC Championship team

Finished his Clemson career in second place for most yards per carry

Drafted in the first round by the San Francisco 49ersin 1987

Played on two Super Bowl Championship teams with the49ers.


CHRISSY FLOYD, Women's Basketball, 2000-2003

Finished her career ranked second on the Clemson career list with1,937 points

Named first team All-ACC in 2002 and 2003

Second-team All-ACC in 2000 and 2001

Became the fourth person in ACC history to be named All-ACC forfour seasons

Finished 15th on the ACC Career list for most points scored with1,937 points

Finished her career with 218 steals, sixth on the Clemson careerlist

*Led Clemson in scoring for four straight seasons

Became the second player in Clemson history to lead the team inscoring for four seasons

Named to the Atlantic Coast Conference's 50th Anniversary Team

Named Kodak District II All-American in 2001, 2002 and 2003.


ROBBIN KIBBEN, Volleyball, 1991-94

*First Clemson volleyball player in history to be a three-timefirst-team All-ACC selection

*Named to AVCA All-South Region team as a junior and senior

*First-team All-ACC Tournament in 1994

*Set the Clemson career record for most kills and best hittingpercentage.

*Led Clemson to its first two NCAA Tournamentappearances in history, a 27-8 record in 1993 and a 28-8 mark in 1994.


MATTHEW LeCROY, Baseball, 1995-97

Named to ACC50-Year Anniversary baseball team

First-team All-ACC in 1996 and 1997

First-team All-American by Baseball America in 1997

Fourth all-time in career home runs with 53 and eighth in RBIswith 208

Clemson's first ACC Rookie-of-the-Year in 1995

Homered in a five consecutive games in 1996

Member of the 1996 United States Olympic team

Number 50 selection of the Major League Draft in 1997

Starter on two Clemson College World Series teams

Played eight seasons in the Major Leagues, and hit 60 career homeruns


Cydonie Mothersill, Track and Field, 2001

2001 NationalIndoor Champion, 200m Dash

2001 NationalOutdoor Champion, 4x400m Relay

2001All-American Indoor 200m Dash

2001All-American Outdoor 4x400m Relay, 4X100 Relay

2001All-American Indoor 4x400m Relay

Six-Time ACCChampion

2001 ACCChampion Indoor 200m Dash

2001 ACCChampion Indoor 4x400m Relay

2001 ACCChampion Outdoor 100m Dash, 200m dash

2001 ACCChampion Outdoor 4x100m Relay, 4X400 relay

2001 ACCChampion Outdoor Overall Meet MVP

Named to theAtlantic Coast Conference's 50th Anniversary Team

Frank HowardAward Winner, 2001

2001 ACCOutdoor Track Meet Most Valuable Performer


JULIUS OGARO,{} Men's Trackand Field{} 1980, 1981

ACC Outdoor Track Most Valuable Performer in 1980

Won the 5,000 meters, the 10,000 meters, and the 3000 metersteeplechase at the 1980s ACC Championship

All-American 3000 Meter Steeplechase

Set the Clemson record for the 3000 meter steeplechase

Finished his career with the second best 10,000 meter time


RAY WILLIAMS, Football and Baseball, 1983-86

Two-sport starter at Clemson during his career

Four-year starter in the outfield in baseball and widereceiver in football

11th in nation in kickoff returns as afreshman in 1983 with 23.5 yards per return average.

Finished his career ranked in the top 25 in Clemsonhistory for most receptions (86) and receiving yards (1,290)

Set the Clemson career record for most kickoff returnyards with 1,350 for a 20.5 average

Finished in second place on the Clemson career list formost stolen bases with 70

First Clemson player in history to have at least 30home runs and 70 stolen bases in a career

Played in 200 career baseball games and had 133 RBIsand 34 career home runs