This week inHusker history
The week of June 3-9, looking back in five-year intervals
1922: Several players enroll in summer classes, some making sure of their eligibility for next season and others hurrying their graduation.
«1957: Former Husker Paul Amen prepares for his second season as Wake Forest's head coach. Also, Charlie Toogood is traded to the Giants after six years with the Rams.
1967: Bob Devaney juggles staff assignments to give the linebackers a dedicated coach, and he proposes bringing Monte Kiffin aboard to help coach the freshmen.
1972: Jerry Tagge has a change of jersey numbers at Green Bay after the Packers remember that No. 14 has been retired in honor of Hall of Fame end Don Hutson. Also, Johnny Rodgers is sentenced for driving on a suspended license.
1997: The Omaha World-Herald names Matt Davison its state Boys Athlete of the Year. The Nebraska football signee, who played at Class C-2 Tecumseh, made the newspaper's all-classes all-state first team in both football and basketball as a senior. Among the other finalists for the OWH award was Millard North quarterback Eric Crouch, the future Heisman Trophy winner.
2002: Bill Jennings, who lost more than two-thirds of his games as Nebraska's head football coach but whose teams had a knack for pulling off stunning upsets, dies at age 84 at his home in Lawrence, Kan., after a battle with cancer. | Bio | Upset specials: 58 Penn State, 58 Pitt, 59 Oklahoma, 60 Texas, 60 Oklahoma
2007: Nebraska's 2007 schedule is rated the toughest in the Big 12, and hotel room rates soar in Lincoln for the weekend of the Southern Cal game.
2012: The Big Ten urges that a selection committee be set up and given specific criteria to determine the four teams in the proposed college football playoff.
2017: Athlon predicts Tanner Lee will be the Big Ten's newcomer of the year, while private quarterback coach George Whitfield praises the transfer from Tulane as "one of the purest passers I've been around."