Wednesday, October 17, 2007

D-Mac and Felix Want Fans to Pick Their Costumes for Halloween

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas’ Darren McFadden and Felix Jones have already established themselves as the best running back duo in college football. McFadden (137.0) and Jones (112.2) form the top rushing tandem in the nation averaging 249.2 yards per game. This Halloween, the two All-Americans and good friends on and off the field are teaming up to have some fun dressing up and raising money for charity.

Last year, McFadden gained national attention when he showed up on campus dressed as a clown for Halloween. This year, Darren and Felix need the fans help in determining what famous duo they should impersonate with their Halloween costumes. Go to or to cast your vote.

Darren and Felix want you to decide between The Blues Brothers, Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble and Sonny and Cher. The voting will end at noon on Friday, Oct. 19.

The duo will don the costumes on Halloween (Wed., Oct. 31), just a few days prior the Hogs showdown with South Carolina at Donald W. Reynolds Stadium. The pair will go about their daily activities dressed as the famous duo that, the fans, choose.

In the following days, both Darren’s and Felix’s costumes will be put up for auction on will all off the proceeds going to charity. The money from Darren’s costume will be donated to his hometown Boys and Girls Club in Little Rock, while the proceeds from Felix’s outfit will go to his hometown Boys and Girls Club in Tulsa.

PHOTO CREDIT: Arkansas University Media Relations