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James Street
  • The family requests that in lieu of flowers, friends may want to consider the Rise School of Austin, 5206 Balcones Dr., Austin, Texas 78731, The Street 16 Foundation, 1221 South Mopac Expressway, Suite 180, Austin, Texas 78746 or a charity of their choice

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We've lost a great one.
RIP and Hook em


Posted by: anonymous - Austin, TX   Oct 02, 2013

I was at UT for part of James' time there, and one evening I saw him at the Broken Spoke. He didn't know me from Adam, but you wouldn't have known that from the way he treated my friend and me. Classy guy!!!


Posted by: Longhorn Fan - Austin, TX   Oct 02, 2013

I am very very sorry for the early passing of a very great man. He will always be one of my favorite football heroes! My wife and I sat behind him and his wife several years ago at a TEXAS-O U game. I told James that I listened to the national championship game of 1969 game on Armed Forces Radio in Vietnam. James and his wife were so kind to talk with me during the game and thanked me for

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Posted by: Bill Krueger - Shady Shores, TX   Oct 02, 2013

James Street will always be a hero to me. He and Coach Royal gave me the best football memories of my life. It was great to watch James's son Huston achieve all the things he has done at Texas and in professional baseball. James Street was not just a remarkable person and athlete; he has been a remarkable father and human being. May God comfort his family who will always have the knowledge of the love he had for them

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Posted by: Sharon De Blanc - Allen, TX   Oct 02, 2013

My sincerest condolences to the Street family. I emailed Mr. Street about a year ago and asked if he would sign a photo for my collection. He responded with a great action shot from the Cotton Bowl victory against Notre Dame and a letter about the National Championship season. It's something I'll always treasure. A fine man who will surely be missed.


Posted by: Joe Falco - Wall, NJ   Oct 02, 2013

Watched The Shootout as a 12 year old. It's the first football game where i can recall being totally involved. I became an Arkansas fan that day - but my respect for James Street also started at the same time. i'm certain he made a phenomenal impact on his family and those fortunate to know him. Taken way too soon.


Posted by: Don Winton - Piggott, AR   Oct 02, 2013

I'm SHOCKED my heart goes to you Slick was the best.


Posted by: Morris Price - RICHARDSON, TX   Oct 02, 2013

Janie,

Linda, Lavi, Seth and I were stunned and saddened to hear about your loss.At this very difficult time, may you find comfort in your family and knowing that so many people were touched and influenced by James. I know how much he will be missed by you, his family, and everyone that knew him.
Your Buckpasser neighbors
The Browns


Posted by: Michael Brown - Dallas, TX - Friend   Oct 02, 2013

I was 11 years old when I watched James lead the Texas Longhorns to a national championship in football. He was a hero and someone who I held in awe growing up. I became an attorney and member of Texas Trial Lawyers Assn. I was walking down the hall at a seminar, and James came up to me and said, "You're Dan Perkins aren't you?". I almost fell to the ground, that he somehow took the time to know who

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Posted by: Dan Perkins - Greenville, TX - Friend/TTLA member   Oct 02, 2013

Dance with who brung ya. Thanks for the wonderful memories Mr. Street. You are Texas football.


Posted by: Chance Fulfer - Home of the Longhorn, TX   Oct 02, 2013