FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble costumes Arkansas’ Bedrock backfield of Darren McFadden and Felix Jones sported on Halloween are going up for auction on www.Hogwired.com Thursday afternoon with the proceeds going to charity.
The auction will be open for more than a week and will close on Friday, Nov. 16, at 3 p.m. Both costumes will be sold together and will include an autographed picture of Darren and Felix wearing the costumes.
The money from the auction will be split with half being donated to Darren’s hometown Boys and Girls Club in Little Rock, while the other half of the proceeds will go to the Boys and Girls Club in Felix’s hometown of Tulsa, Okla.
Both Darren and Felix donned the costumes on Halloween and attended classes, mingled with students and then met the media at the student union during lunch.
When the final votes were counted, the Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble costumes were selected after garnering 41.2 percent of the votes (2,056) on the www.Hogwired.com and www.5DarrenMcFadden.com poll. The Sonny and Cher costume finished second with 32.4 percent (1,618 votes) and the Blues Brothers came in third at 26.4 percent (1,322).