Former Pat Brown inducted into SC Athletic Hall of Fame

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2014, file photo, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, rear, celebrates his touchdown catch from Tom Brady, left, with running back Shane Vereen, second from left, and wide receiver Danny Amendola, right, during the first half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Foxborough, Mass. Nothing better illustrates the significance of having a top wide receiver or two, or three plus a tight end , than what's going on with Brady. Brady won Super Bowls by making Deion Branch and Troy Brown key contributors, but his best work has come when he's had dynamic and healthy stars to throw to: Randy Moss, Rob Gronkowski and Wes Welker. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Three-time Super Bowl champion Troy Brown and basketball standouts B.J. McKie of South Carolina and Greg Buckner of Clemson head up the newest members to the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame.

The group announced its eight inductees Monday. They will be enshrined May 16. Also named are South Carolina offensive lineman Art Whisnant, South Carolina basketball’s Martha Parrker Hester, administrator Buddy Sasser, Citadel baseball’s Richard Wieters and Clemson baseball’s Flint Rhem.

Brown, of Barnwell, played 15 seasons for the New England Patriots and was part of three Super Bowl winners.

McKie played for the Gamecocks from 1996-99 and became the school’s all-time leading scorer with 2,119 points.

Buckner is fourth all-time in Clemson’s scoring at 1,754 points during his career from 1994-98.

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