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Longhorn Legend James Street Dead

Updated: Tuesday, October 1 2013, 12:29 AM CDT

Legendary University of Texas quarterback James Street died this morning. He was 65.

Serena Fitchard of the James Street Group said Street died early Monday but that no other details were immediately available.
 
Street started the 1968 season as a backup but was made the starter after two games. He led Texas to 20 consecutive victories, including the "Game of the Century" with Arkansas in 1969, a come-from-behind, 15-14 victory by the top-ranked Longhorns over No. 2 Arkansas to cap the regular season.
 
The Texas-Arkansas game was attended by President Richard Nixon. After the Longhorns' victory, Nixon declared Texas the national champions.

UT Head Coach Mack Brown Tweeted, "Very sad day as we lost college FB great, good friend & wonderful man w/passing of James Street. Our thoughts & prayers are w/Janie & family."

Street later went on to a career in finance and structured settlements.

He is survived by his wife and five sons--Ryan, Huston, Juston, Jordon and Hanson. Huston is a relief pitcher for the San Diego Padres who himself because a Texas sports legend earning College World Series MVP honors in 2002.

Longhorn Legend James Street Dead


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