Jim Fyffe
Class of 2005

Category: Media

Born: 11/20/1945
Died: 5/15/2003
Birthplace: Flat Gap, Kentucky

Was the voice of the Auburn Tigers for 22 years.  He was named “Alabama Sportscaster of the Year” nine times.  He served as public address announcer at Talladega SuperSpeedway for 20 years.  He was associated with the Blue-Grey All-Star Classic in Montgomery for over 20 years.  He received countless commendations and awards throughout his career including the Auburn University Board of Trustees, the Alabama State Legislature, Montgomery City Council and the Auburn Alumni Association to name a few.  He also served as play-by-play announcer for the Birmingham Stallions of the USFL, as well as the Birmingham and Columbus football franchises of the Arena Football League.  He was a pioneer in sports talk radio in the state as he had one of the first such shows in Montgomery in the ‘70’s.  He died in 2003.

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