- Austin Ekeler played for the Los Angeles Chargers in the NFL on Sunday
- He paid a moving tribute to his late agent Monday afternoon on social networks.
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LA Chargers star Austin Ekeler is mourning the loss of his agent, Cameron Weiss, who tragically died at the age of 38.
Ekeler took to Instagram to pay tribute to Weiss shortly after his agency, Dynamic Sports Group, confirmed his passing with its own statement.
Ekeler, 28, wrote: “Only one agent contacted me right out of college. Since then, you have been like a brother to me. You will always live in my story. Rest in peace with a real one.
Dynamic Sports Group said in a statement: “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of Cameron Weiss, our dear friend and business partner.
Austin Ekeler posted a tribute on Instagram after his agent Cameron Weiss (left) died at the age of 38.
“Cameron was a remarkable person who touched and impacted the lives of so many.
“His dedication, passion and unwavering commitment to his family, friends and clients will always be remembered.
“Moving forward at Dynamic Sports Group, Cam’s legacy will live on as we continue to serve our family of customers and he would have done just that. »
According to the Dynamic Sports website, Weiss co-founded the company in 2019 and has dedicated his free time to philanthropic causes such as cancer research and animal rescue.
Ekeler, 28, running back. played for the Charges in Sunday’s season opener against the Miami Dolphins.
His team narrowly lost, 36-34, with Ekeler scoring the game’s first touchdown.