James Street (quarterback)
|Date of birth:||August 2, 1948|
|Place of birth:||Longview, Texas|
|Date of death:||September 30, 2013(aged 65)|
|Place of death:||Austin, Texas|
Career highlights and awards
James Lowell Street (August 2, 1948 – September 30, 2013) was an American football quarterback. He played college football at the University of Texas at Austin from 1966 to 1969. He engineered the Longhorns' wishbone offense from the third game of the 1968 season through the 1969 season, including the 1970 Cotton Bowl Classic.
He was undefeated as a starting quarterback and in his senior campaign led the Longhorns to the national championship, beating Arkansas in "The Big Shootout" and Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl Classic. Street played under coach Darrell Royal. He was also a right-handed pitcher on the Longhorns baseball team. Street tossed two no-hitters in helping lead the Longhorns to two Southwest Conference titles.
Accomplishments and records
University of Texas records
- 1st Best Winning Percentage (Career) - 20-0, 1.000
- Frei, Terry (19 June 2011). "Rockies' Street lives lessons from dad, on and off field". Denver Post. Retrieved 30 September 2013.
- Flores, Davis (30 September 2013). "James Street dies; guided Longhorns to '69 national title". KENS5. Retrieved 30 September 2013.
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