TED AGU RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ted Agu’s family settles with Cal for $4.75 million

The family of former California Golden Bears defensive lineman Ted Agu has settled with the university for $4.75 million, according to a report from Kimberly Veklerov of The San Francisco Chronicle. Agu, a former high school star from Bakersfield, collapsed during a winter conditioning run in February 2014 and died en route to a local hospital at just 21 years old. It was learned...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

University admits liability in Cal player Ted Agu's death

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The University of California has admitted its negligence was a substantial factor in the death of former California football player Ted Agu. The 21-year-old defensive lineman died nearly two years ago after a strenuous team workout. His family filed a wrongful death lawsuit, arguing that Agu had sickle cell trait and should not have been put through an exercise...
Via Associated Press
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Cal admits negligence in death of football player Ted Agu

University of California football player Ted Agu died after a workout in 2014. The school has now admitted that negligence played a factor in his death, according to a report.Agu, a walk-on defensive lineman, died at age 21 nearly two years ago after taking part in a conditioning drill. His parents sued the university for wrongful death, alleging that coaches and trainers did not...
Via FOX Sports
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Cal admits negligence in death of Ted Agu

The University of California at Berkeley has admitted negligence in the death of former walk-on Ted Agu, according to The San Francisco Chronicle. Agu, a defensive lineman from Bakersfield, passed away on Feb. 7, 2014 during a workout and had sickle cell trait, though the university first said that he passed away from a heart condition and insisted on completing the hard training...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Cal Honoring Ted Agu At Home Opener Today

The tragic death of former Cal defensive lineman Ted Agu devastated the college football world in February, and the Berkeley community has him on its mind as the football season opens. Cal is paying tribute to Agu at California Memorial Stadium today for the Golden Bears home opener against Sacramento State. When entering the stadium, the first thing that fans will see is this tribute...
Via College Spun
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal AD blasts Bielema for referencing player death

California Athletic Director Sandy Barbour says it was ''beyond inappropriate'' for Arkansas coach Bret Bielema to reference the death of Golden Bears player Ted Agu while defending his position on the NCAA rule proposal to slow up-tempo offenses. Bielema brought up Agu while speaking to reporters Thursday night and in an interview Friday with SI.com. Bielema supports the proposal...
Via Associated Press
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bret Bielema Issues Long Apology To Cal, Ted Agu’s Family On Twitter

Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema, who has caught some serious heat after citing former Cal player Ted Agu’s “death certificate” as reasoning for passing the proposed NCAA rule changes regarding hurry-up offenses, has now issued an apology to both the school and the player’s family. His apology comes just minutes after Cal’s AD, Sandy Barbour, called Bielema’s...
Via College Spun
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Players Pay Respects To Ted Agu On Twitter

We’ve got some terrible news coming out of Berkeley. Friday morning, it was announced that 21-year-old Cal defensive lineman Ted Agu, who has appeared in games for the Golden Bears in each of the past three years, had passed away at a local hospital following a conditioning run. While the school has yet to release any more specific information regarding the tragedy, Agu’s coaches...
Via College Spun
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal player Ted Agu dies

California football player Ted Agu died Friday morning at age 21. The school announced Agu's death and said its thoughts and prayers were with Agu's family, friends and teammates. The school said it would give more information about the circumstances later. ''This is a very difficult time for our football family,'' coach Sonny Dykes said. ''Ted was a remarkable young man and a...
Via Associated Press
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Football Player Ted Agu Dies After Collapsing During Team Conditioning Run

A University of California football player tragically passed away on Friday morning. Ted Agu, 21, died after a team conditioning run. Agu passed out during the run and died at a local hospital, according to a San Jose Mercury News source. Agu was a 6-foot-1, 240-pound backup defensive end. He played in seven games in 2013, recording six tackles. Read Cal’s statement on Agu’s...
Via NESN.com
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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