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Delahoussaye family issues statement thanking fans for support

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The family of LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye issued a statement on Friday as a result of the outpouring of support the family has received over the past week following the tragic car crash on July 23 in Wisconsin. 

"Our family sincerely appreciates the outpouring of support for Colby since the accident last weekend. The number of calls, emails and text messages that we have received from people throughout the country has been overwhelming and much appreciated. Colby is in good hands with treatment to his injuries and he’s making progress with his recovery.  

“We ask that you continue to pray for the families of Mike Sadler and Sam Foltz during this very difficult time. Mike and Sam were wonderful young men who Colby had great admiration for. Please keep their families in your thoughts and prayers."

Delahoussaye suffered injuries in the accident that claimed the lives of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and Michigan State punter Mike Sadler.

The LSU kicker was sitting in the back seat of the Mercedes sedan that the players were in when the vehicle ran off the road, hit a tree and caught fire. 

Delahoussaye was released from the hospital Monday after being treated for burns and cut on his head.

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