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1,500 attend memorial for punter killed in Waukesha County crash

Foltz was in town for a kicking clinic
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Posted at 11:48 AM, Jul 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-31 12:48:12-04
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- Roughly 1,500 people attended a memorial service for Nebraska punter Sam Foltz to remember the talented young man's outgoing yet humble personality and willingness to help others.
 
The crowd at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grand Island Saturday included seven busloads of teammates, coaches and athletic department officials from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
 
The 22-year-old Foltz died after a car crash near Merton, Wisconsin on July 23 that also claimed the life of former Michigan State University punter Mike Sadler. The two had been attending a kicking clinic.
 
LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye was also injured in the crash.
 
Nebraska coach Mike Riley says it's beautiful the way so many people have come out to support the Foltz family and the team, but losing Foltz is just so sad.