This week inHusker history
The week of May 12-18, looking back in five-year intervals
1963: Bernie Masterson, former coach and player for the Huskers, dies in Chicago of a heart attack at age 51.
1983: Quarterback Turner Gill considers going pro in baseball instead of returning for his senior year as the Huskers' quarterback.
1993: A concrete seating section in the lower southeast end zone of Memorial Stadium collapses. There were no injuries in the incident, which occurred shortly before 9 a.m. on a Monday and affected 189 seats in rows 6 through 13 of Section 14. The incident led to repairs in the south end zone and elsewhere in the stadium. Annual inspections of the stadium by engineers were also established.
2003: Frank Solich and his staff set goals for the players' summer conditioning.
2008: Tom Osborne says money concerns too often trump the welfare of the student-athlete when decisions are made at the NCAA and conference levels.