I love football. As more times goes on, I'm more conflicted by that. I thought about it again when I wrote about Junior Seau being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. You can't talk about Seau's career without mentioning how tough he was and how violent his playing style was. Show More Summary
On Saturday, Junior Seau was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Accepting the honor on his behalf was Seau’s daughter, Sydney Seau, and while the NFL was originally going to forbid her from giving an acceptance speech for her father, they eventually lightened their stance and allowed Sydney to provide the audience at […]
This weekend the NFL Hall of Fame inducted several new members, including Jerome Bettis. Junior Seau was also inducted, but that was marred somewhat by the controversy surrounding his death. This weekend also saw the passing of HoF member Frank...
Because the NFL wouldn't let Junior Seau's family say a thing.
Sydney Seau fulfills her father's wishes by delivering the heartfelt speech that the NFL didn't want to hear.
Junior Seau bulldozed his way through 20 seasons in the NFL as one of the game's fiercest competitors and elite linebackers. Yesterday, he was inducted into Canton for his efforts— three years after he killed himself and was subsequently found to have degenerative brain disease linked to all those blows...
Junior Seau’s daughter delivered a heartfelt video tribute when she presented her late father for induction in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the emotional moment brought audience members to tears. As reported by the New York Times,...Show More Summary
Sydney Seau, the daughter of the late Junior Seau, presented her father for induction in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, a moment that packed an emotional wallop. But it was also a controversial moment because the Hall of Fame limited Sydney’s comments, saying that players inducted posthumously were to be presented only with a […]
While the Pro Football Hall of Fame did not allow Junior Seau's family to deliver a speech on his behalf at Saturday's ceremony, the topic of mental health issues and football did not go unaddressed. Many of the headlines leading upShow More Summary
Eight men earned the highest honor in their profession Saturday as the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrined its 2015 class in Canton, Ohio. By the end of the festivities, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley, Junior Seau, Will Shields,...Show More Summary
The daughter of the late Junior Seau was emotional but composed as the linebacker was among six players inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, on Saturday.
I can't imagine the strength it took Sydney Seau to talk about her father, newly enshrined Pro Football Hall of Famer Junior Seau, and she did so with such incredible grace and honor. It was the most beautiful Hall of Fame moment you're...Show More Summary
On Saturday, Sydney Seau honored her father, Junior Seau, by giving the Hall of Fame speech he could not. Sydney thanked the people that she knew her late father would have and then had many in tears by saying how much she missed her dad. Show More Summary
While the Pro Football Hall of Fame would not allow Junior Seau's daughter to give a speech at the induction ceremony posthumously, she did write a speech and recorded it in Canton from her hotel room.
With remarkable poise and strength, Sydney Seau honored her late father, Junior Seau at the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony on Saturday evening. "I want nothing more than to see you come on stage, give the speech you were meant to give, give me a hug and tell me you love me one last time. Show More Summary
The Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2015 was formally enshrined during a ceremony in Canton, Ohio, Saturday night, and late San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau was inducted by his family, including his daughter, Sydney. While...Show More Summary
Junior Seau was presented into the Hall of Fame by his daughter Sydney. Sydney Seau presented Junior Seau into the Hall of Fame at the enshrinement ceremony on Saturday, as part of the Class of 2015. She spoke in a video package produced...Show More Summary
Junior Seau told his daughter Sydney before his death that he wanted her to speak on his behalf if he ever made it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The Hall wasn’t having any of that, though they eventually relented and gave the 21-year-old a few minutes to talk about her dad. Show More Summary
It was recorded in her hotel room in Canton, Ohio.
Seau, who doctors say had a degenerative disease caused by repeated head hits, committed suicide in 2012 by shooting himself in the chest.