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This week in
Husker history

The week of May 5-11, looking back in five-year intervals
1933: Former Husker assistant Paul Schissler is named head coach of the Chicago Cardinals.
1948: Former Husker guard Charles Edgar “Tow” Cotton dies at age 64 in California.
1958: The Varsity is outyarded but registers a 14-6 win over the Alumni in the spring game.
1963: With Memorial Stadium receiving new sod, the spring game is played at Seacrest Field, where the Reds win a nighttime contest by six points despite two touchdowns by the Whites' Frank Solich.
1968: The White squad scores in the final minute to win the spring game.
1973: Tom Osborne's first spring game as head coach draws a record crowd of 20,000.

1998: Former Penn State tight end Mike McCloskey admits he was out of bounds on his crucial catch in the waning seconds of the 1982 Penn State-Nebraska game. | Game page
2003: Once-promising quarterback Curt Dukes gets set to transfer.
2008: Bo Pelini says Frank Solich “got the short end of the stick” when he was fired after the 2003 season.
2013: Former Husker quarterback Tommie Frazier is elected to the College Football Hall of Fame.
2018: The speculation begins in earnest as Joe Burrow, the reserve Ohio State quarterback with multiple family ties to Nebraska, makes it official that he's transferring. Also, CBS Sports' Barton Simmons explains why he has Scott Frost ranked as the nation's No. 6 coach.