According to TMZ, Former NFL Star Junor Seau was found dead this morning in his California home. He was found by his house keeper and sources say that according to  police, he died of a self inflicted gunshot wound to the chest.

Seau played College Football at the Univerisity of Southern California before being selected by the San Diego Chargers in the 1990 NFL Draft. While with the Chargers he was a 12 time Pro-Bowler and 10 time All-Pro. He was named AFC and NFL Defensive Player of the year in 1992 and AFC Player of the Year in 1994. The NFL named him to the 1990's All-Decade Team and is a member of the Chargers Hall Of Fame. Seau would also spend part of his career with the Miami Dolphins and end his career with the New England Patriots.

Seau was also an active part of the community. In 1992, he created the Junior Seau Foundation with the mission to educate and empower young people through the support of child abuse prevention, drug and alcohol awareness, recreational opportunities, anti-juvenile delinquency efforts and complimentary educational programs.

Seau was 43-years-old and leaves behind 3 kids and an ex-wife.

[TMZ.COM]

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