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Steve Fleming
Steve Fleming


Scottsdale, Ariz.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 256




Arizona: 3L... Fleming could rate as one of the top tight ends in the league and beyond in 2004, a tough player with hands, quickness and open-field abilities... Started 10 games in 2003 and recorded one of the top seasons for his position in recent years, with 24 receptions for 222 yards and two scores... The total catches is the highest single-season total since Mark Keel caught 32 passes for 513 yards in 1982... He eclipsed the most recent high by current pro Brandon Manumaleuna, who had 20 in 1999... Was limited during spring 2003 drills after off-season shoulder surgery... Played in 11 games for the Wildcats in 2002 and started the Washington State game... Finished the season with two receptions for 22 yards... Had a catch for seven yards in the North Texas game... Also saw action on special teams and finished the season with a solo hit... Caught a career-long 15-yard pass from Jason Johnson in the Washington State game... Played in eight games for the Wildcats in 2001 and finished the year with a catch for eight yards versus Washington State... Started at tight end against USC... Saw time at quarterback during spring ball but switched to tight end during the summer... Completed 1-of-3 passes for six yards in the spring Red-Blue game... Redshirted in 2000 and worked with the offensive scout team.

High School: Chaparral High School, Scottsdale, Ariz., 2000... Earned a varsity football letter at quarterback for coach Ron Estabrook... Also earned two varsity letters as a center for basketball... Completed 66-of-137 passes for 1,369 yards and 15 touchdowns, including two rushing touchdowns... State championship 4A team captain... Second-team all-city and all-region selection... National Honor Society member... Four-year scholar-athlete.

Fleming's Career Stats

Year	G-GS	Rec.	Yards	Avg.	TD	Long
2001	8-0	1	8	8.0	0	8
2002	11-1	2	22	11.0	0	15
2003	11-9	24	222	9.2	2	58
Totals	30-10	27	252	9.3	2	58