Just awful to hear about the passing of David Sadler, Mike’s dad. Via the @Sadler_3 Foundation’s Facebook page. pic.twitter.com/wZAQnyoVQd— Chris Solari (@chrissolari) August 9, 2019Michael Sadler was a punter for four years at Michigan State, playing in 54 games for the Spartans from 2011 to 2014.He would record 268 punts for an average of 42.2 yards per punt during his career.In 2014, Sadler was awarded the Big Ten Conference Medal of Honor in 2014 for outstanding athletic and academic achievement.Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mr. Sadler’s family and loved ones. COLLEGE PARK, MD – NOVEMBER 15: A Michigan State Spartans helmet on the bench during a college football game against the Maryland Terrapins at Byrd Stadium on November 15, 2014 in College Park, Maryland. The Spartans won 37-15. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)The terrible tragedy that befell the Sadler family several years ago has taken yet another sad turn. David Sadler, the father of Michigan State punter Michael Sadler, has passed away.Per an announcement by the Michael Sadler Foundation, David Sadler passed away this week. The cause of death has not been released.“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of David Sadler, Karen’s husband and father of Michael and Katie. The family will be holding a private memorial service. Gifts in his memory may be made to Michael Sadler Foundation…David Sadler helped establish the Michael Sadler Foundation following the death of his son in a car accident in 2016. He was only 24 years old.Nebraska punter Sam Foltz also lost his life in the accident.