As Sydney's speech ended, many people watching at home found themselves in tears. But look at these pictures: For the longest time, we had everything ahead of us.”, Gina DeBoer Seau & Children, Junior’s Family: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know, Copyright © 2020 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved. Additional funding is provided by the Park Foundation, the John and Helen Glessner Family Trust, the Ford Foundation, Wyncote Foundation, Prior to competing at the collegiate level, Seau played high school volleyball at The Bishop’s School in La Jolla, California and also played indoor volleyball for the Encinitas Wave Volleyball Club. And then my senior year, he missed basically my whole varsity season, and I had to write a paper, and I had to write about a parent, and I wrote about him, and then right after that paper was written, I was like, "OK, we're meeting and we're talking about this, right here, right now." Literally, one big thing that I remember was my brother Jake had a lacrosse game at Torrey Pines, and I told him that day that he had to be there at a particular time, and my mom's like: "He's not going to come. You don't really know. 6-keys: media/spln/nfl/reg/free/stories, at It was really minor, nothing big. What's going on? No daughter wants to pull to see -- sorry. Yes. Sydney Seau (21) - Sand 2013: Seau, whose late father was one of USC[apos]s football greats, will compete as a 2013 freshman on USC[apos]s sand team. Anything you noticed about his memory? Sydney Seau will, finally, get a chance to honor her father. Maybe five times would be the charm. All I can do is humbly attempt to thank the people within his life and career that made this induction possible.". As you guys are trying to make sense of obviously this completely nonsensical situation, you then also have to begin to deal with this concept that somebody wants to study your father's brain. Like, I was just really confused. The guarantees on Jimmy Garoppolo’s deal are gone after this year, and San Francisco should be fine without him. Maybe toward my brothers. Is there a way to describe it? Everything’s fine. Junior Seau: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know, NFL players Stevenson Sylvester, AJ Edds, guest Sydney Seau, Derek Shelby and Robert Johnson of “In Football We Trust” poses for a portrait at the Sundance Film Festival. ", It was just really small things. The family spoke out about the decision. Gina DeBoer and Junior Seau had three children together. Why would I wait 30 minutes? He's not even hanging out with us anymore. You were going to, like, before you headed out to USC, you were going to move in with him? In a tragedy beyond words, Junior Seau committed suicide on May 2, 2012. And he just told me that he had never really, truly felt love. Sydney did a postgame interview with ESPN to share her thoughts on his father's behalf. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: media | arena: nfl | pageType: stories | Should she choose not to speak afterward, that should be OK. But I just grew past that, because the thing is, it doesn't just hurt him; it hurts me, too. Hugh Freeze has moved on from his past and is making the most of his present. My teachers were like, "I think you need to just sit down."