Former Fayetteville State “Bucking Bronco” three-sport star Frederick Bibby has been selected to the 2013 John B. McLendon, Jr. Hall of Fame; announced by the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association. The inductees consists of six members who were voted upon by the CIAA Executive Committee.
The inductees along with Bibby are: James McLinnaham, Wrestling (Winston-Salem State); Alfonza Carter, Athletic Director, Head Men’s and Women’s Basketball Coach (Shaw); Damon “Redd” Thompson, Football (Virginia State); The Flying Foursome (Track and Field), Morgan State; Lou Anderson, Head Football Coach (Virginia State University); Leonard Carmichael, Men’s Basketball (Elizabeth City State).
Bibby participated in three collegiate sports while at Fayetteville State, playing basketball, baseball, all while also running track and field. During his senior year, he was named captain for track and field and the basketball team. He was named to the All-American team in 1963-64.
Bibby was considered one of the most prolific scorers of his time, along with his rebounding abilities, that placed him second in the conference. He was inducted into the Fayetteville University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1998 for his outstanding play in basketball, baseball, and having outstanding academic achievement. These honorees will be enshrined in a ceremony on Friday, March 2 at 11 a.m. in the Charlotte Convention Center.