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This week in
Husker history

The week of March 16-22, looking back in five-year intervals:
 
1909: The issue of training tables causes a rift in the Missouri Valley Conference. | Full story
 
1924: As spring drills draw nearer, arrangements are made for the installation of a practice field at the south end of Memorial Stadium.
 
1929: Spring practices begin even though new coach Dana X. Bible has not yet arrived on campus.
 
1949: New coach Bill Glassford copes with bad weather during spring practice. (Story on this page.)
 
1999: Nebraska wins by 50-3 – and it's baseball, not football.
 
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«2004: The university negotiates with a different contractor for the North Stadium expansion project because of budget concerns.
 
2009: Former Husker quarterback Harrison Beck transfers for a second time, from North Carolina State to North Alabama.
 
2014: Former Husker Kenny Wilhite joins the staff as a a regional recruiting assistant.