Cowboy Football Two-A-Days: #42 and #92
July 21, 2012
Laramie, Wyo. -
Sean Fleming, a native of Burnbury, British Colombia, Canada is known as the greatest scorer in Wyoming football history. He holds virtually every UW place-kicking record. During his career, Fleming scored 324 points, including 153 extra points and 57 field goals. He also set the single-season scoring record for a kicker with 110 points (17 field goals, 59 extra points) in 1988. He also set the single-game scoring record with 20 points (six field goals and two extra points vs. Arkansas State in 1990). Fleming also is the Pokes career leader in field goals made (57) and extra points made (153). He set the record for consecutive extra points made in a season with 59 in 1988. Fleming led the team in scoring for three years in 1988, '89 and '90. He served as the teams punter from 1989-91 averaging 40.4 yards per punt during his career. Fleming still holds the UW record for the longest punt with a 90 yard kick against Louisville in 1990. Wyoming won one conference championship and went to two bowl games during Fleming's career. He was inducted into the Wyoming Athletics Hall of Fame in 2009. Fleming went on to a 16-year career in the Canadian Football League with the Edmonton Eskimos. He was a four-time CFL West Division All-Star, two time CFL All-Star and three-time Eskimos nominee for Most Outstanding Canadian. He won three Grey Cup championship and was the 81st Grey Cup's Most Valuable Canadian. He is also the Eskimos' all-time leading scorer, place-kicking and punting record holder.
Jerry Jester, a native of Greenwood, S.C., was a great two-way player for the Cowboys. He led the team in rushing during both his sophomore and junior seasons of 1954 and 1955. In 1954, he averaged 6.1 yards per carry and also handled kick return duties averaging 27.6 yards per return. He gained 750 rushing yards in 1954 ranking him fourth in the nation in rushing. In 1955, he rushed for 696 yards averaging 4.9 yards per carry. Also during 1955, he averaged 25 yards per kick return. He and the Cowboys capped the 1955 season with an appearance in the Sun Bowl where they defeated Texas Tech 21-14. He was an All-Skyline performer in '55, and led the conference in rushing. Before being called into military service, Jester was on pace to break Sonny Jones' three-year rushing record of 1,600 yards. While in the Army, he played semi-professional football for the Hawaiian Rams, and played in the 1959 Hula All-Star game.
Current Cowboys to Wear #42:
6-3 / 247
5-11 / 190
Norwich Free Academy
Splitting time at defensive tackle and nose guard, Boyle earned letters from 1997-2000. He was a Second Team Freshman All-American by The Sporting News in 1997. Boyle helped the Pokes go on a successful three-year run in which the Cowboys won 23 games from 1997-99. A Norton, Kan., native, Boyle had one of his best seasons in 1998, in which he had 57 tackles to rank fourth on the team.
Current Cowboy to Wear #92:
6-5 / 235
Beginning on July 13, we will count down the 50 days to kickoff of the 2012 Wyoming Cowboy football season with a new feature titled "Cowboy Two-A-Days". Each day for 50 days leading up Wyoming's season opener at Texas on Sept. 1, we will feature some of the great Cowboys who wore jersey numbers 1-99 during their playing careers. Read More | Twitter | Facebook