Former MSU Player Dies in Car Accident
According to The Lincoln Journal Star former Michigan State University punter Mike Sadler died after in a car crash late Saturday night. Current Nebraska punter Sam Foltz was also killed in the accident, the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department confirmed. Felt and Sadler were attending a weekend kicking camp in Wisconsin.
Foltz is a was a three-year starter for Nebraska and he won the Big Ten's punter of the year award last fall and was on the Ray Guy Award watch list for the best punter in the country this summer.
He averaged 44.2 yards per punt last season and had 50 career punts of 50 yards or longer.
Sadler was a four year-starter at punter for the Spartans and finished as one MSU's best punters. He ranks second in total punts, second in punting yards and had 104 punts inside the 20 yard line.
He is the first Spartan in school history to earn Academic All-America honors four times. Sadler graduated with a 3.97 GPA earning an undergraduate degree in applied engineering and a master's in public policy. In addition to being named an ESPN.com All-American as a junior, he was a finalist for the 2013 Ray Guy award.
After going undrafted in the 2015 NFL draft Sadler participated in the Tampa Buccaneers try-outs but did not receive an offer.
Sadler was slated to attend law school at Stanford this fall.