Fred Cone

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Fred Cone, (born June 21, 1926 in Pine Apple, Alabama) is a former Clemson football player who played on the unbeaten 1948 football team and played in the 1949 Gator Bowl game which the Clemson team won over Missouri, 24-23. In that Jacksonville meeting of two Tiger teams, Cone scored the first two Clemson touchdowns, both in the first quarter of play.

Cone was drafted in the third round of the 1951 NFL Draft, and subsequently played for the Green Bay Packers, 1951-1957, and Dallas Cowboys in 1960. In 1955, Cone was the NFL's field goal leader.

After retiring from professional football, Cone returned to Clemson University and served in the athletic department in various capacities including intramurals. His wife is Judy Cone, a long-time employee at Redfern Health Center.

Cone was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame.

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