Auburn's leading wide receiver for three consecutive seasons, Freddie Hyatt shattered all Auburn receiving records in 1967. That year he caught 34 passes for 553 yards and six touchdowns. In Hyatt's junior year he caught four touchdown passes of over 30 yards, with three accounting for winning touchdowns. He was selected All-American by The Football News in 1967. Following his senior year, he played in the Blue-Gray, Senior Bowl, Coaches' All-America and College All-Star games becoming the first player in Southern football history to have that distinction.