Wishbone fullback Worster of great Texas teams dead at 73

FILE - Former Texas fullback Steve Worster stands in front of a painting of himself while talking with reporters during induction ceremonies at the...

August 16, 2022
2:56 AM

FILE - Former Texas fullback Steve Worster stands in front of a painting of himself while talking with reporters during induction ceremonies at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday, March 4, 2009, in Waco, Texas. Worster, the powerful fullback in a bruising wishbone offense that led Texas to the undisputed national championship in 1969 and the brink of another a year later, died Aug. 13, 2022, the school announced. He was 73. (Duane A. Laverty/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP, File) Associated Press FILE - Steve Worster (30), University of Texas fullback, breaks away from Notre Dame's Greg Marx (75), as he rips off three yards in the first quarter of the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Jan.