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LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye releases first statement following car crash

LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye just released his first public comments since the weekend car crash that left him injured and took the lives of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler. Delahoussaye put out a statement on Twitter.   pic.twitter.com/8nhXyembHy — Colby Delahoussaye (@ColbyDely) July 26, 2016 Delahoussaye suffered second-degree burns...
Via College Spun
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joe Tessitore, One Of The Last To See Sam Foltz Alive, Tells Story Of Nebraska Punter’s Leadership

Joe Tessitore Since the tragic news of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz’s death on Sunday, various tributes to the 22-year-old have poured in.  ESPN college football broadcaster Joe Tessitore’s son was attending the specialists camp where Foltz and ex-Michigan State punter Mike Sadler were serving as helpers. Tessitore was one of the last people to see Foltz alive, and he shared...
Via College Spun
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Joe Tessitore one of the last to see Nebraska punter Sam Foltz alive

The tragic car accident that claimed the lives of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and ex-Michigan State punter Mike Sadler has shocked the college football community. It has sent shockwaves around the Big Ten Conference. Both Foltz and Sadler were taking part in a kickers camp in Wales, Wisconsin when they drove off during a torrential rainstorm. Sadler was apparently driving when the...
Via Awful Announcing
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Details On Services For Nebraska Punter Sam Foltz Have Been Released

Information on the memorial services for Nebraska punter Sam Foltz have been released.  The 22-year-old punter died in a car crash over the weekend that also took the life of former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler. LSU’s kicker was also in the car, but survived. The three had attended a kicking camp in Wisconsin together.  Information on services and a place for online condolences...
Via College Spun
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

This sportscaster gave a great tribute to late Nebraska punter Sam Foltz

Following the death of Nebraska Cornhuskers punter Sam Foltz over the weekend, a number of people close to the 22-year-old shared stories that revealed he was not only a great athlete, but a great person as well. One of those people was sportscaster Kevin Sjuts of KOLN/KGIN in Lincoln, Nebraska.Sjuts used a portion of his broadcast over the weekend to remember Foltz, who died Saturday...
Via FOX Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Sportscaster pays tribute to Sam Foltz on-air

Over the weekend, the lives of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler were ended far too soon in a tragic car accident. Since the deaths of the promising young men, there have been countless tributes and friends and family honoring the memory of the men who meant so much to so many. It is clear from some of the stories the past few days that Foltz...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rafael Gaglianone to honor Sam Foltz by wearing No. 27

Over the weekend, the college football world was shocked by the tragic deaths of former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler and Nebraska punter Sam Foltz. Wisconsin kicker Rafael Gaglianone will honor the latter player by wearing his number, 27, going into the 2016 season. The Big Ten seems to be sticking together after this tragedy, which left two players dead and another, LSU kicker...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 hours ago  |  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
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin kicker will wear 27 to honor Nebraska's Sam Foltz

Wisconsin and Nebraska may be competitors in the Big Ten West, but the two programs will share a special connection this season.  Badgers kicker Rafael Gaglianone will retire his customary No. 10 jersey and instead wear No. 27 in honor of his friend, Nebraska punter Sam Foltz. Foltz was tragically killed in a car crash over the weekend at age 22. In honor of his good friend...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Huskers punter Foltz is remembered for tenacity, good humor

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) An evening he spent at a high school basketball game over the holidays revealed the best of Sam Foltz, the star Nebraska punter who died in a car accident in Wisconsin over the weekend. Jeff Tomlin, football coach at Grand Island Senior High, said the popular Foltz and his family showed up at the basketball game and tried to blend in with the crowd. Word got around...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Crash kills Nebraska punter Foltz, former MSU punter Sadler

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A sheriff's department official says Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler have died in a car crash in Wisconsin after coaching at a kicking clinic. Louisiana State's kicker was injured in the crash. Waukesha County Lt. Thom Moerman said speed was likely a factor in the single-vehicle crash that happened around 11:45 p.m. Saturday...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska punter Sam Foltz dies in car accident along with ex-MSU punter Mike Sadler

Nebraska senior punter Sam Foltz died in a car accident in Wisconsin while traveling back to Nebraska from a football camp according to a report by Kevin Cole of the Omaha World-Herald. Also killed in the accident was ex-Michigan State punter Mike Sadler. The two were taking part in a Kohl’s kicking camp in Kettle Moraine, Wisconsin. The deaths have rocked both programs to their...
Via Talking 10
2 days ago

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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebaraska punter Sam Foltz, 22, dies in car accident

There is some sad news to pass along in the college football world Sunday, with reports that 22-year-old Nebraska Cornhuskers punter Sam Foltz has died at age 22. Per reports, Foltz passed away in a tragic car accident. Tragic news in the Husker family. Sam Foltz died in a car accident while out of state. We will provide more details as available. — Brian Christopherson (@HuskerExtraBC...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska AD says Cornhuskers are happy in the Big Ten

When the Big 12 announced it was set to begin exploring possible expansion, there were reports that a handful of former programs could potentially be interested in a return. Well, don’t count on the Nebraska Cornhuskers being one of those options. After talks of a possible return for Nebraska, athletic director Shawn Eichorst took to social media to quickly put an end to them...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska opening up Memorial Stadium for Pokemon Go players

The Nebraska Cornhuskers are opening their doors to the latest craze to sweep humanity, Pokemon Go. The university announced on Tuesday that they will be opening the gates to Memorial Stadium on Thursday for Pokemon Go players to try to catch them all in the popular augmented reality game. Guys, you don't need to jump the fence to catch Pokemon at the stadium. We'll let you in...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tommy Armstrong ready to lead Nebraska

The 2015 college football season for the University of Nebraska was one full of moral victories, heart-breaking losses and learning experiences. Unfortunately, all of those experiences led to a disappointing 6-7 record. Although the record wasn’t great, there is reason to believe the Huskers will return to the college football spotlight in 2016. One of those reasons is quarterback...
Via EndZoneScore
20 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA D1 committee sets new rules for bowl game eligibilty

The days of 5-7 football teams making bowl games could be over, at least for one year. On Wednesday, the NCAA Division 1 rules committee passed a mandate that all bowl games must be filled with teams that finished 6-6 ahead of any team that is 5-7 making a game. It hadn’t been an issue until last year, when a record 40 bowl games were on the docket. With just 77 teams compiling...
Via The Comeback
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew White leaving Nebraska with graduate transfer

In 2014, the Nebraska Cornhuskers made the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1998, but it doesn’t look like they are on their way back this year. They will lose a big part of their backcourt as guard Andrew White will leave with a graduate transfer. The Cornhuskers announced the move in a statement on Monday, which comes for White just a month after he left the NBA Draft...
Via Campus Sports Net
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rape survivor shares her story with Nebraska football players

At a time when the sports world is littered with headlines regarding acts of domestic violence and sexual assault off the football field, Nebraska head coach Mike Riley finally worked out a time and place to deliver on a promise to share a unique perspective with his players in Lincoln. Riley invited Brenda Tracy, a survivor of gang-rape by four men at Oregon State, to share her...
Via The Comeback
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska's 54-year sellout streak could be in jeopardy

Nebraska holds the nation’s longest sellout streak in college football — as the Cornhuskers have sold out every home game since way back in 1962. But it’s possible that the 2016 season sees the end of the 54-year feat. Unless, of course, more fans gobble up tickets. It was reported this past Monday that Nebraska still has 1,400 season tickets available. While school AD Shawn...
Via College Spun
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska man wants to ban balloon release at Husker games

A Nebraska man is saying no to a University of Nebraska tradition. As the Lincoln Journal-Star reports, the university is being sued in a legal effort to stop the Huskers balloon release tradition. In a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court Tuesday, Randall Krause said the mass balloon release results in the open dumping of solid waste, which is prohibited under the Resource...
Via The Comeback
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Recruiting: Keyshawn Johnson Jr commits to Nebraska

It’s always fun seeing where the offspring of former pro football stars decide to go to college. Today, Keyshawn Johnson committed to the Nebraska Cornhuskers for the class of 2017. Johnson is a wide receiver who gained 944 yards on 64 receptions last season with six touchdowns. Keyshawn Johnson Jr. has always followed in his dad's footsteps, but will he blaze his own path now...
Via The Student Section
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

ESPN has an upcoming “30 for 30″ on the 1994-95 Nebraska football teams

ESPN is at it again with another great topic in their 30 for 30 series with one that will showcase the 1994-95 Nebraska Cornhuskers football teams that won consecutive national championships, and are argued to be a pair of the best teams to ever compete. The 1994 squad finished 13-0 on the season and capped off their national title with a win over the Miami Hurricanes in the Orange...
Via Awful Announcing
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Police investigating rape claim at home of Nebraska players

Police are investigating a report of a rape that allegedly took place at a home that Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong and wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp are listed as residents of. A Lincoln police spokesperson told The World-Herald that a 20-year-old woman arrived at a hospital Sunday afternoon and claimed she was sexually assaulted. The accuser says she knows the suspect...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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