Chargers Release Statement On Junior Seau's Death, Ask For Prayers

Junior Seau was found dead in his Oceanside, Calif., home Wednesday afternoon with a reportedly self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. The new comes as a sad shock to everyone, but especially to the San Diego Chargers organization and their fans. Seau played for three different teams in his NFL career but made his name as a member of the Chargers for 13 seasons. The organization has already responded to the tragedy, releasing a statement:

"Everyone at the Chargers is in complete shock and disbelief right now. We ask everyone to stop what they're doing and send their prayers to Junior and his family."

Seau was born in San Diego on Jan. 19, 1969, and went on to play college football for the USC Trojans where he was a two-time unanimous All-American selection. He returned to his hometown when he was taken by the Chargers with No. 5 overall pick of the 1990 NFL Draft.

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