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Cal Football Player Passes Away at 21

TheCalfootball programconfirmed in a statement Fridaythat Bears playerTed Agudied 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.

TheSan Jose Mercury-Newsand theSan Francisco Chronicleeach reported that Agu collapsed during a Friday morning team conditioning run.

For more on this story visit: Jerry Hinnen, CBS Sports


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