Nine elected to Clemson Athletic Hall of Fame
JAMES DAVIS – Football (2005-08)
- #2 Rusher in Clemson history with 3,881 yards just 85 yards short of Raymond Priester’s career record
- Had 47 rushing touchdowns, still the Clemson career record. Third in Clemson history in total touchdowns with 49 and seventh in scoring.
- 1st Team All-ACC in 2006 and 2007
- ACC Rookie of the Year in 2005 when he rushed for 879 yards and led Clemson to a Top 25 final ranking
- Had 1,187 yards rushing and 17 touchdowns in 2006
- Will always be remembered for his 216 yard rushing game against 12th ranked GA Tech in 2006
- Finished his career with 14 100-yard games, still third in Clemson history
- Most Valuable Player of Clemson’s win over Colorado in 2005 Champs Sports Bowl
- Played two years with the Cleveland Browns
JIMMY GLENN – Soccer (1990-93)
- One of four finalists for Hermann Award in 1993, the Heisman Trophy of soccer
- First-team All-American in 1993
- 1993 ACC Player of the Year
- Led the nation in scoring with 76 points and in goals with 32 in 1993
- First on Clemson list for goals in a season with 32 and points in a season.
- Had eight career hat tricks, tied for first in Clemson history.
- Scored Game winning goal with one second left to beat #1 ranked Virginia in 1993.
- Named to ACC 50-Year Anniversary soccer team
KAREN HARTMANN – Women’s Track (1992-95)
- Named to ACC 50-Year Anniversary track team
- Four-time ACC Champion
- 1993 ACC Indoor Meet MVP
- Five-time All-ACC honoree.
- Two-time All-American in the indoor 800m and the outdoor 1500m
BRIAN KOWITZ – Baseball (1987-90)
- Had a 37-game hitting streak in his career, the second longest in school history
- 1990 Second Team All-American by Baseball America
- 1990 ACC Player of the Year, when he was second in the nation in runs scored
- 1988 and 1990 All-ACC Tournament
- 1990 All-Atlantic Region
- 1990 Team MVP, (Mitchell Award)
- Had a career Batting average of .319 with 53 doubles, 11 triples and 124 RBIs
- Ninth round draft choice of Atlanta Braves in 1990, played for Braves in 1995.
TERRY DON PHILLIPS – Clemson Athletic Director (2002-2012)
- During his career, Clemson had 57 top 25 finishes and won 13 ACC Championships
- Clemson Football team had 6 Top 25 seasons, including 11-2 his final year as AD (2012), most wins by the Clemson team in 31 years.
- The athletic program invested more than $140 million in facilities
- Named the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Athletic Director-of-the-Year for the Southeast Region
- In 2012 won Bobby Dodd Athletic Director Award.
- Responsible for building the West End Zone Building and the Poe Indoor Football Facility
- Hired Dabo Swinney, Clemson Football’s Head Coach
K. C. RIVERS – Basketball (2005-09)
- Ranked eighth in Clemson history in scoring with 1684 points
- Second Team All-ACC in 2007-08
- Second Team All-District by American Basketball Coaches Association in 2007-08.
- Helped Clemson to NCAA Tournament each of his last two years and to the NIT Finals in 2007 as a sophomore
- Led Clemson’s 2007-08 team in scoring with 14.7 points, he scored exactly 500 points.
- That 2007-08 Clemson team finished in the AP Top 25 and reached the finals of the ACC Tournament for the first time in 46 years.
- Tied Clemson record for three-point goals in a game with eight at Virginia in 2008
- Made 88 three-point goals in 2006-07, still fifth in school history
- Clemson’s career leader in three point goals with 281, he is also third in steals with 210.
- Scored 28 points in ACC Championship game against North Carolina in 2008
- Went on to a long professional career in Europe
NADRA SIMMONS – Women’s Swimming (1984-88)
- Seven-time All-American during the greatest era of Clemson women’s swimming
- Team finished 19th at the NCAA meet in 1985, 7th in 1986 and program best 5th in 1987
- Team won women’s program’s first ACC Championship in 1987
- Simmons was an All-American in the 100 backstroke in 1985, 1986 and 1987
- She was also All-American in 1986 and 1987 on the 400 medley relay and the 200 MR
- Clemson women’s team had a 19-6 dual meet record during her career
MITCH SPRENGELMEYER – Tennis (1994-97)
- Named National Senior Player of the Year for 1997.
- Also won the Van Nostrand Award for sportsmanship in 1997, the only player in college tennis history to win both honors in the same year.
- Had a 36-7 record in 1997, a .837 winning percentage, fourth best in school history
- All-American in singles in 1997, he was All-American in doubles in 1996
- ACC Player of the year in 1997, he led Clemson to the ACC Championship that year
- Led Clemson to a #19 national finish, he was #19 in the final singles poll
- Named to ACC 50-Year Anniversary Team
DAVE THOMPSON – Football (1968-70)
- First-team All-American by Newspaper Enterprise Association and second team All-American by UPI in 1970 as an offensive guard.
- First-Team All-ACC in 1970
- Won the Jacobs Blocking Trophy for the state of South Carolina in 1970
- Second-round selection of the Lions in the 1971 draft, he was the 30th pick overall.
- Played for the Detroit Lions in 1971-73
- Played for the New Orleans Saints, 1974-75