New Park dedicated after Former Clemson WR

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The South Converse Park in Spartanburg was dedicated to former Clemson wide receiver Brian WoffordBrian Wofford
Wide Receiver (1996 - 1999)
#25 6-1, 170
Spartanburg, SC

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in a ceremony over the weekend.

A new sign that is displayed reads "The Brian O. Wofford Play Area at South Converse Street Park." It also has a picture of Wofford on the sign.

Wofford worked for the park system from 2008 until his death in 2012. He was killed in a motorcycle wreck in May 2012.

Here is Brian Wofford's football bio:

Top receiver on the Clemson team in receptions (35) and reception yards (535) and touchdowns (5) in 1998...already ranked 11th in Clemson history in receptions and 13th in reception yardage and 10th in touchdown catches....has the same amount of touchdown receptions Bennie Cunningham had for Clemson and is just one short of total Jerry Butler accumulated in his four year career...has streak of 35 consecutive games played, longest streak on the team among active Tigers...also has 20 career starts, most among returning offensive players...has played 1287 career plays, more than any active Tiger...had outstanding spring, he had 4-106 and a touchdown in the spring game, also 5-38 and a score in April 3 scrimmage...third on the team in power index in terms of strength training...has a 2.9 percent body fat, lowest on the team..did not catch a pass in the first game, then had at least one in the last 10 games...had one catch in 15 straight games entering last year, so he has a catch in 25 of the last 26 Clemson games and in 30 of his 35 games as a Tiger...started each of the last eight games of the 1998 season and has started 19 of the last 23 Clemson games...has seen his reception, reception yards and touchdowns totals increase each year he has been at Clemson...should reach 100 catches for his career by midseason or earlier...

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