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Hall of Fame Recommendations Now Accepted

Feb. 8, 2010

The Nominating Committee of the Clemson University Athletic Hall of Fame is now accepting recommendations for Hall of Fame consideration, according to Charlie Bussey, of the Tiger Letterwinners Association. The Letterwinners Association Board of Directors serves as the Hall of Fame Nominating Committee, and according to Bussey, they will meet in April and consider all those who have been recommended. Recommendations will be accepted until Friday, March 19, 2010.

Any former Clemson student athlete, etc., living or deceased, who received an athletic letter from the Clemson University Athletic Department and who excelled athletically is eligible for Hall of Fame consideration 5 years after his/her athletic eligibility has been exhausted. In addition, former coaches, managers, trainers, etc. who made significant contributions to Clemson athletics are also eligible for consideration. Coaches, however, who are still actively coaching at Clemson are not eligible for consideration.

Any person may recommend any eligible individual for consideration as a nominee, and recommendations should be accompanied by information regarding the achievements of the individual being recommended. Once placed on the List of Candidates, a person remains on the List for 4 years unless he/she is nominated. Recommendations should be sent to:

Clemson University Hall of Fame Nominating Committee Attn: Charlie Bussey P.O. Box 1529 Clemson, SC 29633

As many as 10 individuals may be nominated/inducted into the Hall of Fame in any year. Names of those individuals who are nominated are forwarded to the Hall of Fame Approval Committee, and once approved by that Committee, the names will be made public. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held at the Madren Center on the Clemson campus on Friday evening prior to a home football game. In addition, inductees will be introduced to the stadium crowd at the game the next day.