Michigan State paints No. 3 midfield to honor late punter Mike Sadler

Before Saturday’s game against Wisconsin in East Lansing, Michigan State inducted Mike Sadler into its Hall of Fame. Sadler, along with former Nebraska punter Sam Foltz, died in a car crash July 23, less than two years after the end of his Spartans playing career. To honor Sadler’s memory, Michigan State painted his No. 3 in the middle of the logo at midfield at Spartan Stadium...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska lines up with 10 players to honor Sam Foltz

Nebraska’s football team delivered a touching gesture early in its season-opening game against Fresno State on Saturday. Facing a 4th-and-3 on its opening drive, the Cornhuskers lined up to punt, but they only sent 10 men out for the play. They did not send out a punter because they wanted to honor late punter Sam Foltz, who died in a car crash on July 23. We'll always remember...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan State To Induct Mike Sadler Into Athletics Hall Of Fame

Michigan State has waived the 10-year waiting period, and will induct the late Mike Sadler into the 2016 class of the school’s Athletics Hall of Fame. Sadler is one of eight former Spartans honored as a member of the class. The announcement comes less than a month after the former All-Big Ten punter was killed in a car accident. The crash also claimed the life of Nebraska’s...
Via College Spun
August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Celebration Of Mike Sadler’s Life To Be Held At Spartan Stadium On Sunday

A gathering in honor of former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler will be held on Sunday at 3:00 PM at Spartan Stadium, according to former MSU offensive lineman Travis Jackson and Sadler’s sister, Katie. We will be celebrating Mike this Sunday at 3:00pm at Spartan Stadium. We welcome the Spartan family. #RIPMikeSadler pic.twitter.com/gDbuk0SEme — Katie Sadler (@katielsadler...
Via College Spun
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan State Coach Releases Heartfelt Statement About Mike Sadler After Punter’s Death

Former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler died in a car crash this weekend. The former Spartan was involved in a crash that also killed Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and injured LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye. The three had attended a kicking camp together.  Sadler, who played at Michigan State from 2011-14, was beloved by nearly everyone he came across.  Michigan State’s wide receivers...
Via College Spun
July 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Foltz, ex-MSU punter Sadler killed in car accident

Awful news has emerged from the college football world. Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler were killed in a car accident on Saturday night. Foltz’s death was confirmed by Brian Cristopherson of the Lincoln Star Journal. Sadler’s was confirmed by Westwood One’s Kevin Kugler. Foltz was heading into his senior year with the Cornhuskers....
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July 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Special teams need improvement

There were a number of narratives that came out of Michigan State’s 27-22, way too close, win over Nebraska last Saturday. Lost amid the talk about student sections and conservative play calling, was the poor performance from the MSU special teams unit. Coming into the season, special teams figured to be a strength for Michigan State. They were returning a pair of very good kickers...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Punter Celebrates By Petting Imaginary Cat (Video)

If there were a college football award for sense of humor, Michigan State punter Mike Sadler would be in the mix. Sadler decided to have a little fun with his team’s important Saturday night Big 10 matchup against the University of Nebraska. which included the Spartans’ punter petting an imaginary cat. First, some vital background information. There’s a very popular parody...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Punter Mike Sadler Can’t Wait To Kick Off His 2014 Heisman Campaign

Mike Sadler was one of the best punters in America last season. The fifth-year senior from Michigan State was an All-American and a semifinalist for the Ray Guy Award, which is given annually to the best punter in the country. Coming into 2014, Sadler has high expectations, as many believe that he is among the favorites to win the Ray Guy Award this year. However, according to a...
Via College Spun
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Football: Special teams preview

While some fans ignore the special teams aspect of the game, those who know football know just how important it is–especially at Michigan State. The Spartans pride themselves on their special teams units, and for good reason. MSU has solid coverage teams along with one of the top kicking duos in the entire country in punter Mike Sadler and place-kicker Michael Geiger. Michael...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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