Between 1940 and 1963 Littlefield was selected for a number of honors: 1945 Texas Relays Dedication; 1950 Helms Foundation Hall of Fame; 1953 Track Coach of the Year; 1957 Coach of the Year by “Coach and Athlete Magazine,” 1958 Texas Sports Hall of Fame; 1961 Longhorn Hall of Honor; and 1963 Texas Relays dedicated to him.

Clyde Littlefield inductees entry for the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.