According to multiple reports, former Oregon Ducks defensive lineman Tui Talia has passed away from a car accident over Memorial Day weekend.

Talia played for Oregon from 2014-15 and was a member of the Ducks Rose Bowl winning team that went to the first College Football Playoff national championship game.

He came to Oregon after playing at Diablo Valley College (Calif.); his juco coach Mike Darr posted a tribute to Talia on twitter:


Current Oregon Ducks offensive lineman Shane Lemieux posted a tribute tweet of his own:


The official cause of death has yet to be confirmed but multiple reports suggest it was a car accident that claimed Talia’s life.

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