SAM FOLTZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Illinois presents Nebraska with signed Sam Foltz jersey as tribute

The tributes to Sam Foltz by Nebraska’s opponents this season have been incredibly touching. Before the game on Saturday, Illinois special teams players presented Nebraska with a Foltz Illini jersey signed by the entire team. Although he never knew Foltz, Illinois long snapper Michael Martin has a few kind words to say about Nebraska’s former punter. Man. Appreciate this @IlliniFootball...
Via The Sports Daily
October 01, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Comeback
September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Thieves target home of the brother of deceased Nebraska punter Sam Foltz

The Nebraska Cornhuskers lost their punter Sam Foltz in the offseason after a car accident took his life, along with Michigan State punter Michael Sadler in July. During the game, the team paid an amazing tribute to Foltz, lining up with just 10 players on the field, taking a delay of game penalty, which would be declined by the opposing Fresno State Bulldogs. While already grieving...
Via The Comeback
September 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Sam Foltz’s family targeted by thieves while at Nebraska game

A truly trying summer got even worse for the Sam Foltz family as they were targeted by thieves this weekend. KLKN reports that Jordan Foltz’s home was targeted by thieves while Foltz and his family were in Lincoln to watch Nebraska play Saturday.  The Greeley County Sheriff says thieves stole a TV and tools out of a car — losses that amounted to at least $1,400. The crime...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Nebraska’s Touching In-Game Tribute In Memory Of Sam Foltz

The Nebraska Cornhuskers honored their fallen teammate in an incredible way Saturday night. Former Nebraska punter Sam Foltz tragically died in a July car accident on his way back from a kicking camp. So to honor his memory, the Cornhuskers took the field for their first punt attempt with only 10 men. It was a truly special moment that is sure to give you chills. ICYMI: @HuskerFBNation...
Via NESN.com
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska honors Sam Foltz by taking delay of game penalty

Nebraska did a great thing and honored the late Sam Foltz during Saturday’s game against Fresno State. On the team’s opening drive, they were faced with a 4th-and-3 situation, and they trotted out only 10 players. Who was the player not out there? Their punter. To honor Sam Foltz, who died in a car cash back in July, they took the delay of game penalty for having 10 players...
Via The Sports Daily
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Nebraska lines up with only 10 players in memory of punter Sam Foltz

On Saturday night, the Nebraska Cornhuskers had their first football game since a tragic car crash claimed the lives of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Michael Sadler. Before the game, the Nebraska players had an emotional scene in the locker room as they talked about playing this game against Fresno State for their fallen teammate. We play for each...
Via The Comeback
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Nebraska honors Sam Foltz on first punting situation

Nebraska Cornhuskers punter Sam Foltz died this off-season in a tragic car accident. On their first fourth down of the season, the Nebraska Cornhuskers honored their fallen teammate by going out on the field without a punter and taking a delay of game penalty. We'll always remember #SF27. Well done, @HuskerFBNation & HUskers fans. Great class, @FresnoStateFB. https://t.co/moG174xLP5...
Via The Student Section
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Nebraska sportscaster delivers emotional tribute to late punter Sam Foltz

Last weekend, Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Michael Sadler were tragically killed in an auto accident. Foltz was a First Team All-Big Ten selection last year but is being remembered around Nebraska as someone whose impact was much larger off the field.  During his time in Lincoln, the Greeley, Nebraska native also was named to the school’s Tom Osborne...
Via Awful Announcing
July 26, 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....
Via Sportsnaut
July 24, 2016  |  Discuss
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