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This week in
Husker history

The week of April 27-May 3, looking back in five-year intervals
 
1914: South Dakota considers canceling its 1914 game with Nebraska because of heavy roster attrition. (The Coyotes would manage to assemble a competitive team, battling the Huskers to a 0-0 tie.)
 
1924: Team B wins the spring game, 6-0, in what the Daily Nebraskan described as a "hard-fought tussle." A 30-yard pass play set up the game’s only touchdown. (See story on this page.)
 
1929: In the fifth and final practice game of spring, the Red beats the Orange, 13-12.
 
1944: Spring drills end, but voluntary workouts will go on through the end of the semester.
 
1959: Coach Bill Jennings says there will be no more scrimmages until the May 9th Varsity-Alumni game.
 
1964: A week before the spring game, lineups are juggled for a scrimmage that leaves Bob Devaney dissatisfied.
 
2009: Grant Wistrom is elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. | HOF Huskers
 
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