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Luisa Seau, mother of Junior Seau, grieves in the driveway of the home were the former NFL star was found dead, Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in Oceanside, Calif. Junior Seau was found shot to death at his home in what police said appeared to be a suicide. He was 43. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

NFL legend Junior Seau dead

May 3, 2012

Junior Seau's apparent suicide stunned an entire city and saddened former teammates who recalled the former NFL star's ferocious tackles and habit of calling everybody around him "Buddy." It also left everyone wondering what led to Seau's death May 2 morning in what police said appeared to be a suicide. He was 43.