This week in Husker history
The week of May 27-June 2, looking back in five-year intervals:
1917: Eighty-four Husker athletes, including more than three dozen football players, answer the call in the weeks after the nation's entry into World War I.
1927: NU lands in college football's top tier in a ranking created for the assigning of game officials.
1977: Johnny Rodgers' Rolls-Royce is seized after his move from Montreal to San Diego, but he would get it back a few months later.
1997: Saying alcohol "is poison to me," Christian Peter says he's grateful for a second chance at a professional football career.
2002: Frank Solich says the new uniform design has been finalized, but the coach rolls his eyes at all the fan interest it's attracting.
2007: Bill Callahan on the hot seat? Trev Alberts says it's so, but Steve Sipple disagrees.
2012: Nebraska is close to an agreement to play Southern Miss in New Orleans in 2013. (The game would be played in Lincoln instead.)