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Husker history

The week of June 17-23, looking back in five-year intervals
1917: Ted Riddell pulls off the rare feat of earning four varsity letters (football, basketball, baseball and track) in one school year. Also, the Athletic Board relinquishes control of athletic department finances.
«1927: Basketball at Nebraska and several other Missouri Valley Conference schools is reported to be operating in the black, easing the burden on football to carry the financial load for athletics. Also, Ed and Joe Weir sign with the NFL 's Frankford Yellow Jackets.
1952: Former Nebraska quarterback Fran Nagle signs with the Montreal Alouettes.
1957: Bill Jennings is realistic about the Huskers' chances in his first season as head coach.
1987: All-America middle guard Danny Noonan is named Big Eight Male Athlete of the Year. | Bio
1992: The three finalists for athletic director are announced, and Al Papik – the favorite of Bob Devaney and Tom Osborne – is not among them.
2002: With help from his friends, former Husker Bob Hohn battles amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. (Hohn passed away on Nov. 27, 2003.)
2007: Tom Dienhart of Sporting News sees trouble brewing for the Big 12 Conference.
2012: John Faiman, who threw the first touchdown pass of the Devaney era, dies at age 71.
2017: Freshman wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr. is off the team until at least January, and his dad says the goal is for him to mature.