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This week in
Husker history

The week of March 25-31, looking back in five-year intervals
 
1907: A tiff with Big Ten schools over eligibility rules leaves parts of the ’07 football schedule unsettled.
 
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«1922: After his first season as head football coach at Nebraska, Fred Dawson is named athletic director. He had been serving as interim A.D. since Fred Luehring resigned in January to become Minnesota's athletic director. | More about Dawson: 1, 2
 
1937: Line coach Roy “Link” Lyman becomes a full-time assistant on the football staff.
 
1942: Three promising sophomores move up the depth chart midway through spring ball.
 
1962: Former Nebraska football captain Harold “Chick” Hartley dies at age 61 in a plunge from San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.
 
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.
 
1972: Defensive end Larry Jacobson signs with the New York Giants
 
1982: Clemson is officially in hot water with the NCAA just three months after its bowl win over Nebraska for the national championship.
 
1987: Former Husker tight end and graduate assistant Brad Jenkins is hired as head coach at Kansas Wesleyan.
 
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 is likely to take at least four months.
 
2002: After a snow delay of two days, spring drills get going with an unusually large number of open spots 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.
 
2007: Johnny Rodgers establishes the Jet Award to honor the nation's top return specialist.