This week in Husker history
The week of March 25-31, looking back in five-year intervals:
«1922: After his first season as head football coach at Nebraska, Fred Dawson is named athletic director. The post became vacant in January when Fred Luehring resigned to become Minnesota's A.D. | More about Dawson: 1, 2
1967: Three months after the Huskers' lopsided loss to Alabama in the Sugar Bowl, Bob Devaney ventures into Tide country for a pair of speaking engagements.
1992: Nebraska begins its search for a new athletic director to succeed Bob Devaney, who will leave the job in January at age 77. University chancellor Graham Spanier says the search probably will take at least four months.
2002: After a snow delay of two days, spring drills get going amid concerns about heavier-than-usual turnover at the top of the depth chart.
2007: New Orleans Saints coach Sean Peyton comes away impressed after watching a Husker practice. Also, injuries strike Kenny Wilson and Zack Bowman.
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