Former Auburn All-American McClinton named to College Football Hall of Fame ballot

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Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 8:51 pm

Former Auburn All-American safety Buddy McClinton was one of 77 players and five coaches who comprised the 2013 Football Bowl Subdivision Ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation (NFF) announced Tuesday.

McClinton, who started every game in his Auburn career, was a first-team consensus All-American safety and was named to seven All-America teams as a senior in 1969. The Montgomery, native earned All-SEC honors three consecutive years from 1967-69 and was named the 1968 Sun Bowl Most Valuable Player.

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