This week inHusker history
The week of Aug. 5-11, looking back in five-year intervals
«1902: Speaking in Chicago, Nebraska's chancellor, F. Benjamin Andrews, explains why he's a believer in football. (His name is on Andrews Hall.)
1917: Coach Doc Stewart travels to Beatrice to mend fences with boosters there.
1927: Former Husker Guy Chamberlin moves from the Philadelphia Yellow Jackets to the Chicago Cardinals in what would be his final year as a player-coach.
1937: Line coach and cattleman Link Lyman likes the returning talent under his tutelage.
1962: The Huskers get set for fall camp with just three quarterbacks on the varsity roster.
1972: Bob Devaney warns fellow conference schools to guard against rules that would degrade the quality of Big Eight football.
1977: Vince Ferragamo has his pro debut in an exhibition game against the Vikings
1992: In a preseason media survey, Colorado is selected by a slim margin over Nebraska as the favorite to win the Big Eight.
2002: The defense dominates in the first scrimmage of fall camp.
2007: Mike Minter decides to retire after 10 seasons in the NFL.
2012: Sophomore offensive lineman Tyler Moore, a part-time starter in 2011, leaves the team.
2017: Chancellor Ronnie Green says he doesn't expect the Huskers to host any Friday night games, a reversal of what athletic director Shawn Eichorst had said.