JUNIOR SEAU RUMORS & GOSSIP

Steve Sarkisian Mistakenly Gives Offensive Player No. 55, Which Is A Trojan Linebacker Tradition

Many college football programs have famous numbers that are passed down as a tradition. At USC, the number 55 has traditionally been reserved for elite linebackers. Trojan greats like Junior Seau, Willie McGinest, and Keith Rivers have worn the number, and no non-linebacker has donned the jersey since 1989. New head coach Steve Sarkisian has been a coach at USC before, but apparently...
Via College Spun
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seau family objects to NFL's $765M concussion deal

The family of the late NFL star Junior Seau plans to object to the proposed $765 million settlement of player concussion claims because the fund would not pay wrongful death claims to survivors. Although the players' lawsuits accused the NFL of concealing known concussion risks, there would be no blame assessed as part of the settlement, and no punitive damages for pain and...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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Junior Seau's family files lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed against the NFL in California Superior Court for wrongful death by the family of deceased NFL linebacker Junior Seau.

Via Down and Distance
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

The family of Junior Seau sues the NFL

The family of NFL legend Junior Seau has filed suit against the NFL. According to the Associated Press the family is also suing helmet manufactured Riddell whom they claim were ”negligent in their design, testing, assembly, manufacture, marketing, and engineering of the helmets” Please Click Here To Read This Article. The post The family of Junior Seau sues the NFL appeared...
Via Players View
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss
TROUBLING NEWS

Report: Junior Seau suffered from CTE

A team of independent researchers who studied Seau's brain concluded the legendary NFL linebacker suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Via Los That Sports Blog
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Junior Seau's Autopsy Reveals Linebacker Had No Alcohol or Illegal Drugs in His System at Time of Death

SAN DIEGO -- No alcohol or illegal drugs were found in Junior Seau's system when he shot and killed himself at his home in May, authorities said Monday. The full autopsy results were released by the San Diego County medical examiner's office in a 16-page report for the former NFL linebacker who was found by his girlfriend with a single gunshot wound to his chest. Seau did...
Via NESN.com
August 21, 2012  |  Discuss
IN MEMORIAM

Billboard erected in Seau's hometown

A mysterious billboard tribute to the late Junior Seau has been erected in Oceanside, Calif., his hometown. The identities of the individuals who are behind it are unknown. 

Via Helmet2Helmet
July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Junior Seau's San Diego-area restaurant closes

A San Diego restaurant opened by Junior Seau in 1996 has closed its doors two weeks after the NFL star's suicide. Trustees of Seau's estate say they made the decision to close Seau's The Restaurant in Mission Valley on Wednesday. Trustee Bette Hoffman says in a statement that the decision to close the restaurant was made to honor Seau's legacy. She also says trustees...
Via AP on Fox
May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Junior Seau’s house burglarized just days after his death

The home belonging to former NFL linebacker Junior Seau, who was found dead May 2nd due to an apparent suicide, was burglarized May 7th, just days after his death. Here are details via NCTimes.com: The burglary happened at about 2 p.m. May 7 at Seau’s home at 604 S. The Strand, Oceanside police Lt. Leonard Mata [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
May 16, 2012  |  Discuss
NO SOULS

Junior Seau’s home burglarized

How low can you get? A report says the home of Junior Seau was burglarized not long after the former linebacker committed suicide.

Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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