Steve Streater News & Bio

Name:Steve Streater
Hometown:Sylva, NC
High School:Sylva-Webster
Born:December 22, 1958
Died:June 19, 2009
Height/Weight:5-11, 171
Position:Defensive Back

A look back at 1979 UNC football
Rarely does a team that finishes .500 in league play go down in history, but that's exactly the case with the '79 Heels. This was...

Remembering Kelvin Bryant, Steve Streater and 1981 ECU Game
Dick Crum said there was no official effort before the opener to dedicate the game to Steve Streater or otherwise recognize him, and Kelvin Bryant...

Extra Points Archive: Gesture For A Friend
Steve Streater lived the heroic life in Chapel Hill during his time from 1977-80. He rocketed punts 45 yards downfield with 4.5 hang times. He...

Streater's Stand
He wasn’t the meanest or the most athletic. Lawrence Taylor fit that bill. He wasn’t the biggest and strongest. Certainly Donnell Thompson and William Fuller...

Steve Streater: A fighter on the field, and beyond
In 1977, Steve Streater showed up in Chapel Hill for his first practice looking like a skinny, out-of-place kid from the hills, nothing like the...

Western N.C. mourns loss of another Streater who died too young
Steve Streater passed away last week at age 50. He was the best and most athletic high-school baseball player I've ever seen and was gifted...

UNC football hero Steve Streater dead at age 50
UNC football hero Steve Streater died Friday at Randolph Hospital, according to a nursing supervisor. He was 50 years old. The hospital declined to release...

1980 ACC Champs To Be Honored
North Carolina will honor the 1980 ACC champions at halftime of the Maryland football game this Saturday at Kenan Stadium. The Tar Heels are the...

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