Nebraska will conduct a moment of silence and air a video tribute to honor Sam Foltz during its annual Husker football Fan Day on Aug. 3.
The event gives fans an opportunity to meet players and coaches before the start of fall camp.
LINCOLN — At the end of the specialists’ portion of football practice, Nebraska special teams coordinator Bruce Read would sometimes gather his kickers, punters, snappers and holders for a brief word.
When Read was done, he said, he’d turn to Sam Foltz.
From Husker walk-on to the NFL, Jack Gangwish took another step in his football career Wednesday.
Gangwish, a 6-foot-2, 265-pound defensive end, has signed a deal with the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals, the team announced Wednesday.
CHICAGO -- The line of powerhouse coaches in the Big Ten Conference keeps getting longer.
Coaches like Urban Meyer, Jim Harbaugh, Mark Dantonio, Kirk Ferentz, just to name a few. Now add Lovie Smith to the list.
CHICAGO -- For at least the next four years, Big Ten schools will play nine conference game each season.
Reaction from coaches was somewhat mixed Monday and Tuesday at Big Ten Media Days at McCormick Place in Chicago.
During Friday's drills at the Kohl's National Elite Camp, Sam Foltz's booming kicks left campers in awe and admiration of the Nebraska native's talent.
LINCOLN — Drew Brown and Sam Foltz were close friends, and not just because they were Nebraska’s starting kicker and punter. Foltz was Brown’s holder on field goals and extra points. Foltz became fast friends with Brown when the latter arrived in 2014 and won the starting placekicking job as a true freshman.
Brown also gained a best friend.
CHICAGO -- The mood was rather somber Monday on the first day of the Big Ten Media Days, especially among the Nebraska contingent.
It was just a day after the news that Nebraska senior Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler had been killed in a car accident Saturday night in Wisconsin.