This week in Husker history
The week of March 17-23, looking back in stretches of years divisible by five:
1943: Thirty-eight players report for spring drills during wartime.
«1973: UConn selects Larry Naviaux, a halfback for the Huskers from 1956 through 1958, as head coach. Photo shows him carrying the ball in a 1957 game.
1988: A bill that would make NU football players paid state employees wins first-round approval in the Nebraska Legislature.
1993: Former Husker safety Tyrone Byrd suffers a broken back in a New Mexico auto accident.
2003: Position changes* for three defensive players are announced ahead of the start of spring drills.
2008: Bo Pelini indicates seniority won't count for much as players get evaluated in upcoming spring drills.*
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