Originally created 05/15/04

Clemson inducts seven into Hall of Fame



CLEMSON, S.C. -- Football All-American Stacy Long and former PGA Tour golfer Clarence Rose were among seven picked for the Clemson Athletic Hall of Fame.

Others to be inducted were baseball's Brian Barnes, swimming's Coy Cobb, football's Randy Scott, tennis' Nicole Stafford and soccer's Sara Burkett. The induction will take place Sept. 3.

Long was twice named an All-American while with the Tigers from 1986-90. The team finished ranked top 15 nationally all four of his seasons.

Rose led Clemson to its first NCAA tournament team bid in 1980, then spent 16 years on the PGA Tour. He was named to the Atlantic Coast Conference's 50th anniversary golf team last year.

Barnes holds Clemson and ACC records for wins (44), strikeouts (513) and innings pitched (475 1-3).

Cobb, who died of brain cancer in 2000, swam at Clemson from 1981-84. He was named to the all-ACC 50th anniversary team.

Scott played linebacker from 1975-78 and is sixth on Clemson's career tackles list with 382.

Stafford was named to the ACC 50th anniversary women's tennis team.

Burkett was a first-team all-ACC performer in soccer each of her four years with Clemson. She holds the school record with 114 points. She, too, made the league's 50th anniversary team.