Steve Worster

Born: July 8, 1949 in Rowlings, Wyoming

     High school and college Hall of Famer Steve Worster graduated from Bridge City High School in 1967, where he played tailback on the football team and catcher on the baseball team.


     Worster was All-District for four years, All-State for two years, and a high school All-American. He led the Cardinals to the class 3A championship in 1966, running for 2,210 of his career 5,422 yards during the 13-1 season. When he left Bridge City, the school retired his jersey. He was later inducted into the Texas High School Hall of Fame.


     Worster entered the University of Texas on a football scholarship. He played fullback and was a three-time All-SWC, a two-time All-American, and third in line for the Heisman Trophy.


     The Longhorns won two national championships and went to three Cotton Bowls during Worster's four years, and he was voted MVP of the 1970 Cotton Bowl. He was inducted into UT's Hall of Honor in 1993.


     Worster was drafted by the Rams and played one year in the Canadian Football League for the Hamilton Tigercats.

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