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Two Punters Dead In Wisconsin Car Accident

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Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler are dead after an an auto accident this weekend in Wisconsin, where the pair were attending a weekend kicking camp.

Foltz was the reigning Big Ten punter of the year and among the favorites to win this season’s Ray Guy Award; Sadler, who was driving, graduated from MSU in 2014 after becoming the Spartans’ first-ever four-time Academic All-American. He was scheduled to begin classes at Stanford Law School in the fall.

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Also injured in the crash was passenger Colby Delahoussaye, a senior placekicker at LSU. The Lincoln Journal-Star reports the accident happened amid torrential rainstorms in the area.

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