Fleming was a seven-time West Virginia sportscaster of the year winner, also receiving the 1996 Gene Morehouse Award from the West Virginia Sports Writers Association and the Chris Schenkel Award from the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999. In 1995, he was inducted into West Virginia University' Order of Vandalia, for outstanding service to the state and school.
Fleming was inducted into the West Virginia University Sports Hall of Fame in 2001.
---FLEMING'S CALL DURING THE IMMACULATE RECEPTION GAME---
"Hang onto your hats, here come the Steelers out of the huddle. Twenty-two seconds remaining. It's down to one big play, fourth down and 10 yards to go. Terry Bradshaw at the controls. And Bradshaw....running out of the pocket, looking for somebody to throw to, fires it downfield, and there's a collision! And it's caught out of the air! The ball is pulled in by Franco Harris! Harris is going for a touchdown for Pittsburgh! I don't even know where he came from!"
Legendary voice of WVU sports falls silent: ; Fans, co-workers have fond memories of the legendary Jack Fleming
Jan 04, 2001; DAILY MAIL SPORTSWRITER MORGANTOWN - In the world of West Virginia University athletics, the man who was always there suddenly is...