Growing up together in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Michelle McMahon and Mike Sadler became best friends. Now, the BTN reporter remembers the late Michigan State punter as a person who live life to the fullest. Watch her report and read more about their friendship.
Michigan State is set to take on Wisconsin in a top 15 matchup at noon ET Saturday on BTN. The school will honor former punter Mike Sadler by placing his No. 3 on the Spartan logo at midfield in Spartan Stadium.
BTN senior writer Tom Dienhart reflects on the deaths of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler this weekend. "Full of life one day. Gone the next," Dienhart writes. "I still can’t grasp the fragility of life when tragedies like this occur, and I'm pretty sure I never will."
Nebraska senior punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler were tragically killed in a car accident Saturday night near Waukesha, Wisconsin. Foltz, a native of Greeley, Nebraska, was 22. Sadler, a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was 24. According to reports, the sheriff’s department said the car lost control on wet pavement, left the road and struck a tree. Foltz and Sadler were student instructors at Kohl’s Kicking Camp in Wisconsin. Foltz was a three-year starter for the Nebraska football team and won the Eddelman-Fields Big Ten Punter of the Year and was a first-team All-Big Ten selection las season. Sam earned his degree
The Big Ten Conference office released its players of the week for games played Oct. 15 on Monday morning. See all the Week 7 winners in this post. Offensive Player of the Week: Montee Ball, Wisconsin Accounted for four touchdowns, three on the ground and one passing strike, and 213 yards of total offense in Wisconsin’s 59-point outing on Saturday Rushed for 142 yards on 14 carries (10.1 yards per carry) and three touchdowns on runs of 5, 35 and 54 yards Became the first non-Badger quarterback to throw a touchdown since 1982 when he connected with Russell Wilson on