Longtime San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Tiaina Baul “Junior” Seau has died at a shooting at his home the team is reporting.
Details is the shooting surrounding Seau’s death have not been released but it’s suspected Seau shot himself. The investigation is ongoing. Previously in October of ’10, Seau drove his car off a cliff after a domestic abuse arrest. Sadly, he’s the 9th San Diego Charger to die off the ’94 Super Bowl squad.
Seau was 43 and survived by three children.
The 10 time All Pro and 12 time (consecutive) Pro Bowler was one of the most competitive linebackers of his era and known as a consummate teammate. Drafted 5th overall out of USC, Seau played for the Chargers, Dolphins and Patriots before retiring in 2010. He left the game amassing 1.849 tackles, 56.5 sacks, 18 picks, 21 pass deflections and 3 forced fumbles.