Junior Seau Dead: What happened?
Unfulfilled dream, not winning a Super Bowl with Patriots? It’s in the news today that former NFL linebacker Junior Seau is found dead at his at his Oceanside, Calif., home. As According to ABC News the NFL star died of a self “inflicted gunshot wound to the chest this morning”.
What a stunning news to all the people who loved Junior Seau whatever NFL team he was. He was one of the few players in the NFL who played for at least 20 years. He was a star in his prime with the Chargers when he was picked at fifth overall in 1990. Even when he was in highschool, he already was a star who created his image as one of the best football players in Oceanside.
Seau was active in that 2008 Super Bowl with the New England Patriots. His intensity couldn’t be match by any player at his age. All the friends and admirers of Seau may have been surprised by what happened to his life. In 2010, Seau survived a 30-foot plunge in his SUV off a cliff in Carlsbad. Hours earlier, he had been arrested on suspicion of assaulting his 25-year-old girlfriend at his home. He was not charged in the incident.
Seau is the eighth member of the 1994 Chargers, who reached the Super Bowl and lost to the San Francisco 49ers, to die at a young age. His endurance in sports will always be remembered but taking his life will not ultimately bring joy to his loved ones. Seau played in USC when he was in college. He performed well as a Trojan that he made his name floating on top of the 1990 NFL draft.