October 3, 2022

Legendary soccer player Steve Worster dies at 73 - OutKick

Legendary soccer player Steve Worster dies at 73 – OutKick

Texas Longhorns legend Steve Worster has passed away.

The long centuries It was announced Sunday that the two-time Texas Athletics Hall of Honor and All-American has passed away at the age of 73.

The program did not announce the cause of death.

“Steve was the strongest footballer I’ve ever seen. He hit or hurt every time and never held back or slowed down,” his former teammate Bob McKay said in the school death announcement.

Texas Athletics Hall of Honor member Bill Zabalak echoed the praise and added, “There was never a famous high school athlete who achieved the level of hype in high school.”

Worster was a dominant runner on the Texas National Championship teams in 1969 and 1970. In three seasons playing in Austin, the dominant linebacker rushed for 2,353 yards and 36 touchdowns.

Notably, the former star defender was a key figure in the success and popularization of the Wishbone offense in the Longhorns.

There is no doubt that Steve Worster has made his mark on the world of college football, and now at the age of 73, he has passed away. Rest quietly.