Cal Football Player Passes Away at 21

By Amanda Borges
Assistant Digital Editor

The Cal football program confirmed in a statement Friday that Bears player Ted Agu died Friday morning at the age of 21.

“At this time, we are deeply saddened to inform you that Ted Agu, one of our student-athletes and a member of our football team, passed away tragically this morning,” the Cal statement read. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Ted’s family and friends, our players and coaches, and our University family.”

“This is a very difficult time for our football family,” Cal coach Sonny Dykes said. “Ted was a remarkable young man and a member of this family who was highly respected and loved by his teammates and coaching staff. He had an incredible passion for life and will be deeply missed.”

The San Jose Mercury-News and the San Francisco Chronicle each reported that Agu collapsed during a Friday morning team conditioning run.

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