This week inHusker history
The week of Feb. 24-March 2, looking back in five-year intervals
«1928: Monte Munn – a state legislator, professional heavyweight boxer and former guard on the Nebraska football team – gives pointers to Princeton linemen on how to use their hands effectively on defense.
1938: The Huskers begin spring drills under second-year head coach Biff Jones.
1943: Big Six Conference faculty delegates reject a proposal to drop competitive athletics during wartime.
1968: Bob Devaney says an Athletic Department surplus of nearly a quarter-million dollars is being plowed into "projects either completed or contemplated," including the new Memorial Stadium press box and a new outdoor track.
1983: Tom Osborne "clears the air" regarding allegations in the state Legislature surrounding the football program.
1998: New head coach Frank Solich's proposed contract includes base pay of $200,000, topping Tom Osborne's base salary by 33 percent.
2003: Less than three months after being fired as Nebraska's defensive coordinator, Craig Bohl accepts the head coaching position at North Dakota State.
2008: The athletic department holds the line on football ticket prices.
2013: Former Husker Chris Kelsay retires from pro football after 10 seasons with the Buffalo Bills.
2018: Nebraska's 2018 schedule is ranked as the nation's tougest.