Junior Seau was 43. He was a 12-time Pro Bowler and 6-time First-Team All-Pro NFL linebacker, enjoying his best seasons with the San Diego Chargers.
Early reports indicate Junior Seau died from a self-inflicted gunshot. That's a damn shame, he was one of my favourites.
Junior Seau is the 8th member of the 1994 Chargers team that made the Super Bowl to have passed away. Here are the 8 along with the causes of their deaths:
- Junior Seau - suicide
- Lew Bush - heart attack
- Rodney Culver - plane crash
- Dave Griggs - car accident
- Doug Miller - stuck by lightning
- Shawn Lee - heart attack
- Chris Mims - enlarged heart
- Curtis Whitley - drug overdose