Cal Bear Blog There were tears. There was laughter. There was inspiration. There were memories. Pre-Med Ted touched people in a lot of ways during his life, so it was only fitting that there was a wide spectrum of emotions and reactions at the beautiful candlelight service held in the honor of Ted Agu on Wednesday night.
UC Berkeley held a vigil Wednesday night outside Memorial Stadium, close to where Cal junior Ted Agu died after a football team training session on Feb. 7. Ted Friedman captured the event. Related: Candlelit vigil tonight will honor Cal footballer Ted Agu (02.12.14) Cal footballer Ted Agu collapses, dies after workout (02.07.14) Follow Berkeleyside on Twitter and Facebook.
local More than a thousand people gathered Wednesday night at the University of California, Berkeley to remember student-athlete Ted Agu. The defensive lineman at Cal died Friday morning after collapsing during a training run with his teammates. Agu was 21. "I can't imagine what it's like to lose a son or a brother," said Stefan McClure, Agu's teammate.
On a cool and clear night outside Memorial Stadium more than 1,000 people gathered to honor a young man whose promising life came to an end at 21, united in their sadness and grief at the passing of Cal football player Ted Agu.
Posted: 02/12/2014 09:03:08 PM PST Updated: 02/12/2014 10:24:01 PM PST BERKELEY -- More than 1,000 football teammates, fraternity brothers and members of the Cal community gathered outside Memorial Stadium on a cool, clear Wednesday night to celebrate the life of Ted Agu.