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This week in
Husker history

The week of March 31 through April 6, looking back in five-year intervals
«1918: Injured knees and colorblindness thwart the attempts of Nebraska all-conference lineman Edson Shaw to enlist in the military during World War I. Shaw would nonetheless end up playing professional football, winning an NFL championship with the Canton Bulldogs in 1922 with former Cornhuskers Guy Chamberlin and Roy “Link” Lyman.
1948: Husker tackle Carl Samuelson, a 24-year-old World War II veteran with two seasons of eligibility remaining, announces he's turning pro.
1973: Coach Marv Levy and the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League make an ultimately successful attempt to lure Nebraska's Johnny Rodgers, the San Diego Chargers' No. 1 draft pick.
1993: The Miami Dolphins acquire former Husker receiver Irving Fryar from the Patriots.
2003: New athletic director Steve Pederson discusses his management style: "I believe that when you take care of all the little things that big things will happen."
2008: Cody Glenn moves from running back to linebacker.
2013: Seven-year-old Jack Hoffman's 69-yard touchdown run provides an unforgettable moment in the Red-White spring game.