05/03/2012 05:17 pm ET

Junior Seau: Highlights From The Football Star's Career, Including Where It All Began, At USC (VIDEO)

On Wednesday, NFL star Junior Seau was found dead in his home of an apparent suicide. Since his passing, fans and fellow sports icons have expressed not only their condolences, but also their great admiration for the linebacker.

YouTube videos show a cheerful, grateful and enthusiastic Seau. Whether talking to fans or returning to where it all began for him, at USC, the sports hero is clearly just as good off the field as he was on ... especially when giving back to the community through the Junior Seau Foundation.

Browse highlights from Junior Seau's 20+ years in football below:

Junior Seau