Joe Fleming (born December 5, 1971) is a former Canadian Football League defensive end. Over his ten years in the CFL he played for three teams and did not play during the 2002 CFL season.[1]

Joe Fleming
No. 76
Born: (1971-12-05) December 5, 1971 (age 48)
Wellesley, Massachusetts
Career information
CFL statusInternational
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight285 lb (129 kg)
CollegeNew Hampshire
High schoolXaverian Brothers
(Westwood, Massachusetts)
Career history
As player
19961997BC Lions
19981999Winnipeg Blue Bombers
20002004Calgary Stampeders
20042005Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1998, 2000, 2001, 2003
CFL East All-Star1998
CFL West All-Star2000, 2001, 2003, 2004
Awards2003 CFL's Most Outstanding Defensive Player
2003 Norm Fieldgate Trophy

Fleming announced his retirement prior to the 2006 CFL football season.[2]

High School YearsEdit

Fleming attended Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood, Massachusetts, and was a star in both football and hockey, along with being a top student. In football, he was a Boston Globe and a Quincy Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic Choice while playing at the University of New Hampshire.[3] In ice hockey he was selected in the twelfth round of the 1990 NHL Entry Draft by the St. Louis Blues.


  1. ^ Joe Fleming #76,
  2. ^ Blue Bombers' Fleming retires from CFL, CBC Sports, 2006-05-19
  3. ^ Rendell, Rick (2006-05-25), Joe Fleming on his Canadian football League career, MetroWest Daily News