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About Junior Seau
Junior Seau joined the National Football League in 1990 when he signed for the San Diego Chargers. Aside from that, the American football star, who mostly played as a linebacker, featured for other NFL teams like Miami Dolphins (2003 to 2005), and New England Patriots (2006 to 2009).
- Tiaina Seau Sr. (father)
- Luisa Mauga Seau (mother)
He spent most of his childhood days with his three other brothers.
- Gina Deboer (married from 1991 to 2002)
He was a student at the Oceanside High School.
During his playing days, Seau received many accolades including:
- Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year – 1989
- NFL Defensive Player of the Year – 1992
- Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year – 1994
- His name was included in the San Diego Chargers’ Hall of Fame in 2009.
- The Chargers retired the number 55 shirt in his honor.
Seau passed away in 2012, via suicide.
During his high school days, he played basketball and participated in track and field events.
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Famous quotes by Junior Seau
As a sophomore, I wanted to play varsity in three sports. And I accomplished that. It was a great feat that year, and something I held special. I wanted to bring a championship team to Oceanside High School, and it happened. It was a great year that I will never forget.Junior Seau
As I was coming up, it always seemed like I was learning. If it wasn't from school, it was the 'hood. The influences of the 'hood are very powerful.Junior Seau
Dad taught us about morals, values and goals. Having a tight-knit family was important to him.Junior Seau
I remember when I was 6 years old and my brother used to go seek out guys that were 13 to come over and play football against me while he was the 'permanent quarterback.' I didn't know exactly what the age difference was, but I was already playing against older guys.Junior Seau
I wanted to perform well for my mom and dad, because in high school, I didn't have a job. My brothers, they worked at Pizza Hut or places like that, but sports, that was my way of giving back.Junior Seau
I'm afraid of being average. I have a real fear of being just another linebacker.Junior Seau
I'm not retiring. I am graduating. Today is my graduation day. Retirement means that you'll just go ahead and live on your laurels and surf all day in Oceanside. It ain't going to happen.Junior Seau
In order to gain the respect of your players in the locker room, you can't just perform on Saturday. You have to do it consistently during practices, meetings, and in the weight room.Junior Seau
Leadership can't be fabricated. If it is fabricated and rehearsed, you can't fool the guys in the locker room. So when you talk about leadership, it comes with performance. Leadership comes with consistency.Junior Seau
Ryan Leaf is doing great now. If he progresses the way he is now, we're going to have a quarterback that's going to be reckoned with in the near future. And that's not political.Junior Seau
The goal of my Foundation is to give young people a chance to better themselves and establish a base for a successful future.Junior Seau
The Super Bowl is a game. Life is for real. What I went through helped me get to where I am today. I won't forget. I can't forget. Because a man who forgets his past sometimes loses his soul and forgets where to go in the future.Junior Seau
Too many athletes are living in a tiny window. They have no vision for themselves - what they can be outside of football and what they can mean to a community. They just don't know any better. My hopes and dreams are unlimited.Junior Seau
When my TV show, 'Sports Jobs with Junior Seau,' assigned me to be a 'Sports Illustrated' reporter for a weekend, I didn't realize I'd have to squeeze it in around another sports job. I had planned to retire from the NFL to enjoy the cushy lifestyle of a full-time reality TV star, but I wound up getting run over by a bull.Junior Seau
Junior Seau's Popularity
Junior Seau was a famous American football player, who was born on January 19, 1969. As a person born on this date, Junior Seau is listed in our database as the 23rd most popular celebrity for the day (January 19) and the 109th most popular for the year (1969).
People born on January 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Junior Seau is the 629th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Junior Seau's birthday, Junior Seau is the 6761st most famous American and ranks 61st in famous people born in San Diego, California, U.S.
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