This week inHusker 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 games only touchdown. (See story on this page.)
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.
1989: Third-string quarterback Mike Grant rushes for 157 yards on 19 carries to lead the White squad to a 40-28 win over the Reds in the spring game.
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