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In Salute to Fallen Punter, Nebraska Lines Up With 10 Men

Team mourns Sam Foltz, who died in car crash
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 4, 2016 9:23 AM CDT

(Newser) – The Nebraska Cornhuskers lost punter Sam Foltz in a car accident in July, and the football team paid him tribute in its first game of the season on Saturday: After their first drive ended with a fourth and four, the team lined up solemnly in punt formation with just 10 men and stood without a punter for a minute as the crowd cheered, reports Sports Illustrated. The Cornhuskers took a delay of game penalty for their tribute, notes Deadspin. Foltz was the Big Ten Punter of the Year last season. (Read more University of Nebraska stories.)

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