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LSU Kicker's Life Saved By Fire In Car Crash That Killed Sam Foltz, Mike Sadler

Colby Delahoussaye

Colby Delahoussaye

Over the weekend, a tragic car crash claimed the lives of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler. LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye was also in the accident, but managed to survive the crash.

Apparently, Delahoussaye was incredibly lucky. According to his father, he was knocked unconscious and only awoke when he felt flames on his leg.

The Advocate's Ross Dellenger has the details

“All he remembers is that the fire was burning his leg and that woke him up,” said Dwayne Delahoussaye, Colby’s father who traveled to Wisconsin on Sunday to be with his son. “He was knocked unconscious. The burning sensation revived him. That’s all he remembers. He doesn’t even know how he got out. He doesn’t know where he crawled out of.”

Delahoussaye suffered second-degree burns to his left leg, bruising around his hips and hips and chest and also needed stitches in his head. It's unclear how long he'll have to be away from the gridiron.

LSU opens up camp on August 4. 

“He’s doing well considering,” Dwayne Delahoussaye told The Advocate. “He’s hurting a good bit, but Colby … he just keeps on going.”

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