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Nebraska Punter Sam Foltz, Former Michigan State Punter Mike Sadler Killed in Car Crash

Nebraska Punter Sam Foltz, Former Michigan State Punter Mike Sadler Killed in Car Crash
Published On: Sun, Jul 24
Sep 19, 2015; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Nebraska Cornhuskers Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. (4) is pressured by Miami Hurricanes linebacker Tyriq McCord (17) during the second half at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Sam Foltz, the senior punter for the Nebraska football team, was killed in an automobile crash Saturday night in Merton, Wis.

In a statement released Sunday afternoon, football coach Mike Riley described Foltz as one of the best young men who has ever worn the Nebraska uniform.

"Sam was universally loved and respected by everyone he touched and on whom he had a positive influence each and every day. His tragic loss is immeasurable to his family, his friends, his classmates, his teammates and his coaches and our thoughts and prayers are with all of them. The young men in our football program are hurting but I know that their strength of character and resolve will bring us together and we will honor Sam every day moving forward.

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